President Radev Appoints Bulgaria's Caretaker Cabinet

Politics » DOMESTIC | January 25, 2017, Wednesday // 17:26
Bulgaria: President Radev Appoints Bulgaria's Caretaker Cabinet BGNES

President Rumen Radev will present the composition, structure and priorities of the future caretaker government on January 27 at 10:00 hrs at an official ceremony at Dondukov 2, reported the press service of the head of state.

With a decree, Radev has appointed the caretaker government of the Republic of Bulgaria. The caretaker ministers are as follows:

Ilko Semerdzhiev – Deputy PM on Social Policies and caretaker Health Minister

Stefan Yanev – Deputy PM on Internal Order and Security and caretaker Defence Minister

Malina Krumova –  Deputy PM on European Funds

Plamen Dimitrov – caretaker Interior Minister

Kiril Ananiev – caretaker Finance Minister

Galab Donev – caretaker Labour Minister

Nikolay Denkov – caretaker Education Minister

Radi Naydenov – caretaker Foreign Minister

Rashko Mladenov – caretaker Culture Minister

Hristo Bozukov – caretaker Agriculture Minister

Hristo Alexiev – caretaker Transport Minister

Teodor Sedlarski – caretaker Economy Minister

Nikolay Pavlov – caretaker Energy Minister

Daniela Dasheva – Sports Minister

Irina Kostova – caretaker Environment Minister
Maria Pavlova, investigator at the National Investigative Service, will be the new Justice Minister in the caretaker cabinet.

Spas Popnikolov has been appointed Regional Minister.

Stela Baltova will be the new Tourism Minister. She was Deputy Chairwoman of the State Tourism Commission.

The international secretary of BSP Denitsa Zlateva will act as Deputy PM on Bulgaria’s Presidency of the Council of the EU in the caretaker government.

The Chairman of the 39th Parliament Ognyan Gerdzhikov was appointed caretaker PM on Tuesday.

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