July 24, 2020 / 7:48 AM / 14 days ago

Bulgaria parliament approves govt reshuffle amid protests

SOFIA, July 24 (Reuters) - Bulgaria’s parliament on Friday appointed Kiril Ananiev as the new finance minister in the cabinet of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, in a reshuffle following a wave of anti-corruption protests in the Balkan country.

Some 116 lawmakers in the 240-seat parliament also approved new economy, health, interior and tourism ministers in the centre-right government. Eighty-nine deputies voted against the reshuffle. (Reporting by Tsvetelia Tsolova; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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