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19 December 2017

Democratic Party of Moldova and the coalition partners decided about cabinet reshuffles

Democratic Party of Moldova and the coalition partners decided about cabinet reshuffles

The changes are performed by democrats through the ultimate goal of the  Democratic Party of Moldova to adapt the Government to the people's needs, to change its attitude, so that it will be in relation to citizen's demands. Announcement was made by Democratic leader Vlad Plahotniuc after meeting of the Standing Bureau and ruling coalition.

Vlad Plahotniuc has announced that reshuffles lead to the creation of a technocratic government. These changes will ensure the independence of the executive, which will be focused on the problems of the citizens. "We registered big progresses in Government's relationship with the people. I want to congratulate Pavel Filip for his professionalism and great job he did. Also, I want to congratulate all the members of the Government for their activity and the efforts, that were remarked by the citizens and foreign partners. Today, the Government has a higher credibility from the citizens, which is very important, but, anyway, it is not enough for the potential we have. Some may ask why do we do those changes, after those instability years? The reply is very simple: because we want more and we are aware there is place for more", said the leader of PDM.

Vlad Plahotniuc announced the changed that will take place:

For the post of deputy Prime Minister was nominated Iurie Leanca. The European Integration sphere is a strategic one for Moldova, this is why it should be improved by a person who is dedicated to this.

The sphere of the country's reinstatement will be more dynamic, especially after the evolution of the relationship between Chisinau and Tiraspol. For the post of deputy Minister of Reinstatement was nominated Cristina Lesnic.

The Ministry of Economy of Infrastructure will be taken by Chiril Gaburici, a man with a rich management experience who knows very good the sphere he will be leading.

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection proposes Svetlana Cebotari, the director of the National Center of Blood Transfusion.

Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment will be leaded by Liviu Volconovici, the rector of State Agrarian University of Moldova. For the Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration - Tudor Ulianovschi, current Republic of Moldova Ambassador to Switzerland. The Ministtry of Justice will be leaded by Alexandru Tănase, former judge in the Constitutional Court and former Minister of Justice.

Vlad Plahotniuc declared that in spring, the activity of the Government will adapt its agenda to the citizens' requirements, will come with new decisions, according to the registered results.

"The results are natural, we started with a very important reform: the government reform, after which we reintegrated it. It was not an easy process, the next step was the appointment of state secretaries, made in an objective and transparent manner in which they we have chosen professional people for each field.

At the last stage, practically all ministers are outside political formations. I want to thank the Government coalition for taking an important step that must be highlighted, "said Premier Pavel Filip.

Pavel Filip said that "the Government has a very serious reform agenda in its governance program, and this reshuffle will allow the government to continue its activity without being affected by the electorate."

The prime minister thanked his colleagues with whom he started his mandate and said that together they succeeded in removing the Republic of Moldova from the crisis, stabilizing the economic and political situation and even economic growth.