Ruling majority divided as financial supervisory chief fired with only 55 votes

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times March 16, 2017 17:20

Ruling majority divided as financial supervisory chief fired with only 55 votes

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  • In a secret ballot vote in Parliament on Thursday at a time when the opposition Democrats and their allies continue their parliamentary boycott and indefinite protest over free and fair elections and a caretaker government to oversee the upcoming June 18 general elections, the ruling Socialist Party-led majority was divided over its decision to fire Enkeleda Shehi, the wife of an opposition MP who has been heading the Financial Supervisory Authority for the past five years. She was fired by 55 votes while 20 MPs of the Socialist Movement for Integration, the ruling Socialists’ junior ally, voted against Shehi's dismissal

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