PM Emil Boc proposed Traian Igas as the new Interior minister, replacing Vasile Blaga. Traian Igas is the leader of the Democrat Liberals in the Senate. Previously, the prime minister received a mandate from the party to put forward six proposals for the vacant position. Some names on the list were Traian Igas, Ioan Oltean and Cezar Preda.
Igas is a Parliamentarian from Arad and the leader of the PDL Senators since 2008. From 2004 to 2008, Igas was Deputy and Vice Deputy of the Committee for public administration.
The President signed the decree naming Traian Igas as Interior minister. The swearing in ceremony will be organised at 7 PM tonight.