Zinaida Greceanii nominated Moldovan Prime Minister
Friday, March 21, 2008
President Vladimir Voronin of Moldova today signed a decree nominating Zinaida Greceanii as prime minister. Under the constitution, Ms Greceanii has 15 days from the date of the decree to submit her government's program and a list of executive members to parliament. 52 of the 101 MPs must endorse her proposals.
Zinaida Greceanii was born in 1956 and graduated from the Chisinau-based Financial and Economic College and the Moldovan State University, specialising in economics. Since 1994, she has held various posts at the Finance Ministry. Ms Greceanii began in the office of the deputy head of the budget's elaboration and analysis general directorate. She was the department's minister from 2002 till 2005, when, by presidential decree, she was made deputy prime minister.
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