Deputy Minister of Economy Alexander Manolev resigns over allegations of misappropriation of EU funds

Alexander Manolev
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Deputy Minister of Economy Alexander Manolev has tendered his resignation to Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. The resignation has been accepted.

Manolev is resigning after the Supreme Cassation Prosecutor’s Office launched a probe into alleged misappropriation of EU funds. According to media publications Alexander Manolev built a guest house, financed under the rural development programme, which he used exclusively as a private villa. 

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