The resignations of the three ministers submitted after the fatal bus crash near Svoge will be tabled to Parliament on Thursday, 13th of September. Political responsibility should be taken, Bulgaria’s Prime Minister said at a briefing following the Coalition Council meeting between GERB and United Patriots in the Council of Ministers on 10th of Septemeber.
The three ministers - Interior Minister Valentin Radev; the regional development Nikolai Nankov and the transport Ivaylo Moskovski submitted resignations on 31st of August after the Prime Minister requested them following the fatal bus crash near Svoge, in which 17 people died.
An hour and a half after the end of the meeting of the coalition partners, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov announced that all three ministerial resignations he requested would be voted on Thursday this week.
The Prime Minister also named the proposals for the replacements. For a new Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, the Prime Minister suggests Alexander Manolev, currently Deputy Minister of Economy.
For Minister of Interior, the Prime Minister proposes the current Chief Secretary of the Ministry, Chief Commissioner Mladen Marinov, and for Minister of Regional Development and Public Works, Borisov proposed Petya Avramova, currently an MP and former Deputy Mayor of Vratsa.
The prime minister specified that according to the coalition agreement, item 6 states that the prime minister should coordinate the proposals with the other parties in the coalition and this was the reason today's meeting was convened, he added.r. Political responsibility should be taken, Bulgaria’s Prime Minister said at a briefing following the Coalition Council meeting between GERB and United Patriots in the Council of Ministers on 10th of Septemeber.