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Bulgarian Health minister resigns over alleged financial scandal

Bulgarian Health minister resigns over alleged financial scandal

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov accepted the resignation of Health Minister Nikolai Petrov on October 30, the government media service said.

The statement came a day after Bulgarian television station bTV said that while head of the Military Medical Academy, Petrov signed contracts worth about 1.2 million leva (about 600 000 euro) with a firm owned by a man with whom Petrov’s daughter had a child.

It was also alleged that these were the only two public procurements won by the company, which was not registered with a Bulstat number.../IBNA

Photo: BGNES

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