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Boyko Borissov: GERB nominates Daniel Mitov for Prime Minister

| updated on 4/14/21 11:31 PM
Daniel Mitov
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GERB nominates Daniel Mitov for Prime Minister, announced Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov. Earlier today, the same information was disseminated by 24 Chasa daily and other media, citing high-ranking sources from the party. 

Boyko Borissov said this morning that he himself would not run for prime minister, but that a man with a clear pro-European and NATO orientation would be nominated.

Daniel Mitov was born in 1977. He graduated in Political Science at Sofia University "Kliment Ohridski". He participated in the German Marshall Memorial Fund of the US exchange programs, as well as in the "Programme des personnalites d'avenir" of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since the autumn of 2010, he has worked for the US National Democratic Institute (NDI), initially in Iraq, where he was program manager for the Political Parties Development and Support Programme, and later in Brussels, Libya, Congo, Ukraine, Yemen. Tunisia and others. 
In 2014, Mitov was appointed by President Rosen Plevneliev as Minister of Foreign Affairs in the caretaker cabinet of Georgi Bliznashki, and retained this post in the following, second cabinet of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. 
Daniel Mitov is currently an MP in the new parliament from the GERB-SDS coalition.

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