Bulgaria: Denkov returned to the President the Completed Second Mandate for Forming a Government

Denkov (left) and Radev (right)

The candidate for Prime Minister of "We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria" (WCC-DB) Acad. Nikolay Denkov returned to President Rumen Radev the completed second exploratory mandate to form a government.

Nikolay Denkov and the candidate for Prime Minister of GERB-SDS, Mariya Gabriel, will be Prime Ministers on a rotating basis - during the first nine months of the administration, Acad. Denkov will be Prime Minister, and Gabriel - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs. After that, again for nine months, the Prime Minister will be Mariya Gabriel, and Acad. Nikolay Denkov will be the Deputy Prime Minister.

On Friday, "We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria" and GERB-SDS officially presented the names of the ministers in the draft cabinet for the second term.

The proposed Council of Ministers is composed of:

Nikolay Denkov - rotating prime minister for the first nine months

Mariya Gabriel - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, rotating Prime Minister for the second nine months

Asen Vassilev - Minister of Finance

Kalin Stoyanov - Minister of Internal Affairs

Todor Tagarev - Minister of Defense

Julian Popov - Minister of Environment and Water and Chairman of the Advisory Council for the European Green Deal

Rumen Radev - Minister of Energy

Andrey Tsekov - Minister of Regional Development and Public Works

Kiril Vatev - Minister of Agriculture and Food

Bogdan Bogdanov - Minister of Economy and Industry

Milena Stoycheva - Minister of Innovation and Growth

Ivanka Shalapatova - Minister of Labor and Social Policy

Atanas Slavov - Minister of Justice

Prof. Galin Tsokov - Minister of Education and...

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