Prime Minister of Moldova

The Prime Minister of Moldova is Moldova's head of government. The Prime Minister is formally appointed by the President and exercises executive power along with the cabinet subject to parliamentary support.

Prime Minister of Moldova
Flag of the Prime Minister of Moldova
Pavel Filip (11322438465) cropped
Incumbent
Pavel Filip

since 20 January 2016
StyleHis/Her Excellency
ResidenceGovernment House
AppointerPresident of Moldova
Term lengthFour years
Inaugural holderPantelimon Erhan
Formation1917
Website[1]

List of Prime Ministers of Moldova

Moldavian Democratic Republic (1917–1918)

Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic (1940–1991)

Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars

Chairmen of the Council of Ministers

Republic of Moldova (1991–present)

Parties

  FPM   PDAM   ADR   PCRM   PLDM   PL   Independent

Status
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Political party Elected Cabinet
1 No image Mircea Druc
(1941–)
26 May 1990 28 May 1991 Popular Front of Moldova 1990 Druc
FPM
2 No image Valeriu Muravschi
(1949–)
28 May 1991 1 July 1992 Popular Front of Moldova Muravschi
FPM
3 No image Andrei Sangheli
(1944–)
1 July 1992 24 January 1997 Democratic Agrarian Party of Moldova Sangheli I
1994 Sangheli II
4 Flickr - Ion Chibzii - Ion Ciubuc Ion Ciubuc
(1943–2018)
24 January 1997 Resigned: 5 Feb. 1999
12 March 1999
Alliance for Democracy and Reforms Ciubuc I
1998 Ciubuc II
Serafim Urechean (crop 12631652493) Serafim Urechean
(1950–)
Acting Prime Minister
5 February 1999 19 February 1999 Independent
5 Ion Sturza (December 2015) Ion Sturza
(1960–)
19 February 1999 12 March 1999 Alliance for Democracy and Reforms
12 March 1999 21 December 1999 Sturza
6 Braghis Dumitru Braghiș
(1957–)
21 December 1999 19 April 2001 Independent Braghiș
7 Vasile Tarlev
(1963–)
19 April 2001 31 March 2008 Party of Communists 2001 Tarlev I
PCRM
2005 Tarlev II
PCRM
8 Zinaida Greceanîi Zinaida Greceanîi
(1956–)
31 March 2008 14 September 2009 Party of Communists Greceanîi I
PCRM
Apr. 2009 Greceanîi II
PCRM
No image Vitalie Pîrlog
(1974–)
Acting Prime Minister
14 September 2009 25 September 2009 Party of Communists
9 Vladimir Filat Vlad Filat
(1969–)
25 September 2009 25 April 2013 Liberal Democratic Party
(Alliance for European Integration)
Jul. 2009 Filat I
PLDMPLPDMAMN
2010 Filat II
PLDMPLPDM
10 Iurie Leancă Iurie Leancă
(1963–)
25 April 2013 30 May 2013 Liberal Democratic Party
(Pro-European Coalition)
30 May 2013 18 February 2015 Leancă[1][2]
PLDMPDMPL
11 Chiril Gaburici (crop.) Chiril Gaburici
(1976–)
18 February 2015 22 June 2015 Liberal Democratic Party
(Political Alliance for a European Moldova)
2014 Gaburici
PLDMPDM
NataliaGherman̠Wien Natalia Gherman
(1969–)
Acting Prime Minister
22 June 2015 30 July 2015 Liberal Democratic Party
(Political Alliance for a European Moldova)
12 Valeriu Streleț 2015 Valeriu Streleț
(1970–)
30 July 2015 30 October 2015 Liberal Democratic Party
(Alliance for European Integration III)
Streleț
PLDMPDMPL
Gheorghe Brega 2015-11-04 Gheorghe Brega
(1951–)
Acting Prime Minister
30 October 2015 20 January 2016 Liberal Party
(Alliance for European Integration III)
13 Pavel Filip (11322438465) cropped Pavel Filip
(1966–)
20 January 2016 Incumbent Democratic Party
(Alliance for European Integration III)
Filip

PDM-PL

References

  1. ^ New government formed in Moldova
  2. ^ The agreement Pro European Coalition set up was made public

See also

Andrei Sangheli

Andrei Sangheli (born 20 July 1944) is a Moldovan politician.

Sangheli was Prime Minister of Moldova from 1992 until 1997.

Chiril Gaburici

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Dumitru Braghiș

Dumitru Braghiș (born December 28, 1957 the village of Grătieşti, today suburb of Chișinău) is a Moldovan political figure, who is from November 27, 2015, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova to the Russian Federation. He was the Prime Minister of Moldova from 1999 until 2001. Then, he was a member of the Parliament of Moldova, where he represented the Party Alliance Our Moldova. He was chairman of the Party of Social Democracy and deputy in the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova (2005 - 2009).

European People's Party of Moldova

The European People’s Party of Moldova (Romanian: Partidul Popular European din Moldova, PPEM) is a centre-right political party in Moldova. The party is led by Iurie Leancă, who was Prime Minister of Moldova from 2013 to 2015. For the duration of this premiership, Leancă was a member of the Liberal Democratic Party of Moldova (PLDM).

Gheorghe Brega

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Ion Ciubuc

Ion Ciubuc (born May 29, 1943 Hădărăuţi village, Ocniţa district – died January 29, 2018 Chișinău) was an economist and a Moldovan politician who served as Prime Minister of Moldova from January 1997 to February 1999.

Ion Sturza

Ion Sturza (born 9 May 1960) is a Moldovan politician and businessman who served as Prime Minister of Moldova from 19 February to 12 November 1999. On 21 December 2015, President Nicolae Timofti nominated Ion Sturza to occupy the position of prime minister for a second time. However, Ion Sturza gave up the mandate, after the meeting in which his cabinet should receive the investiture vote was not held due to lack of quorum.

Iurie Leancă

Iurie Leancă (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈjuri.e ˈle̯aŋkə]; born October 20, 1963) is a Moldovan politician who was the Prime Minister of Moldova from 2013 until 2015. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration from 2009 to 2013 as part of the First and Second Filat Cabinet.

List of Moldovans

This is a list of notable people, of all ethnicities, born in the Republic of Moldova, the Moldovan SSR or the historical province of Bessarabia.

Mihai Moldovanu

Mihai Moldovanu (born June 7, 1965 in Ordășei, Telenești) is a Moldovan politician. Since May 2009 to 2010 he was member of Parliament of Moldova. From 14 January 2011 to 16 May 2013 he was Deputy Prime Minister of Moldova.

Natalia Gherman

Natalia Snegur-Gherman (born 20 March 1969) is a Moldovan politician, who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and Deputy Prime Minister of Moldova from May 2013 to January 2016.

Born in Chișinău in 1969, she is the daughter of Mircea Snegur, the first President of Moldova. She studied at the Moldova State University and completed postgraduate studies at King's College London. She joined the Moldovan diplomatic service, working in several different places before eventually becoming Ambassador to Austria and Permanent Representative to the OSCE from 2002 to 2006, and Ambassador to Sweden, Norway and Finland from 2006 to 2009.

In 2009, she became Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and Chief Negotiator on the Moldova–European Union Association Agreement, serving until 2013. In 2013 she became Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and Deputy Prime Minister of Moldova, serving until January 2016. From June to July 2015, following Chiril Gaburici's resignation, she served as the acting Prime Minister of Moldova.

In February 2016, she was nominated as Moldova's candidate for Secretary-General of the United Nations in the 2016 selection process for Ban Ki-moon's successor.

Pavel Filip

Pavel Filip (born 10 April 1966 in Pănășești) is a Moldovan politician who currently serves as Prime Minister of Moldova (since 20 January 2016). He previously served as the Minister of Informational Technologies and Communications of Moldova from 2011 until January 2016. Since 2010 Filip is member of the Democratic Party of Moldova.From 2001 to 2008 he was director of "Bucuria" factory, and before that, for ten years he also worked in that firm. Later, in 2008, he became the director of the factory "Tutun-CTC", a position held until his appointment as minister in 2011.

He is married to Tatiana Filip, and has two sons, Iulian and Dumitru.According to the polls made in 2019 related to the most respected politicians of the Republic of Moldova, Pavel Filip is placed in a poll on the second position among the politicians in which Moldovans have the highest trust, and in other polls he is placed at the fourth position and fifth position.

Second Greceanîi Cabinet

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Valeriu Muravschi

Valeriu Muravschi (born 31 July 1949 in Sirota, Orhei District) is a Moldovan politician and businessman who served as Prime Minister of Moldova between 28 May 1991 and 1 July 1992.

Valeriu Streleț

Valeriu Streleț (born 1970) is a Moldovan politician who was Prime Minister of Moldova in 2015.

He received a vote of no-confidence on 29 October 2015.

Vasile Tarlev

Vasile Petru Tarlev (Bulgarian: Васил Петров Тарлев; Russian: Василий Павлович Тарлев) (born October 6, 1963) is a Moldovan politician.

Vitalie Pîrlog

Vitalie Pîrlog (born July 28, 1974, Nisporeni) is a Moldovan politician.

Vlad Filat

Vladimir Filat (born 6 May 1969), commonly referred to as Vlad Filat (pronounced [vlad fiˈlat]), is a Moldovan businessman and politician, founder of Liberal Democratic Party of Moldova. He was the Prime Minister of Moldova from 25 September 2009 to 25 April 2013. He also was appointed as the Interim President of Moldova for a brief period of time in 2010.

Zinaida Greceanîi

Zinaida Greceanîi (born 7 February 1956; Russian: Зинаида Петровна Гречаная, translit. Zinaida Petrovna Grechanaya) is a Moldovan politician who was the Prime Minister of Moldova from 31 March 2008 to 14 September 2009. She is the leader of the Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova (PSRM) and was previously a member of the Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova (PCRM). She was Moldova's first female Prime Minister and was the second female Communist head of government in Europe, the first having been Premier Milka Planinc of Yugoslavia.

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