(Reporting by Alexander Tanas; writing by Natalia Zinets; editing by Matthias Williams)
Sandu, who favours closer ties with the European Union, defeated her pro-Russian predecessor Igor Dodon in a presidential election in November and called the snap parliamentary election to consolidate her power. Gavrilita, 43, was finance minister when Sandu was prime minister in 2019, in a short-lived government that fell in a no-confidence vote within months. Before that, she worked with British-based consultancy Oxford Policy Management and at the non-profit Global Innovation Fund.
“I have every confidence that the designated Prime Minister will come with an integrated and professional team,” Sandu wrote on Facebook. Gavrilita needs to be approved by parliament, where Sandu’s PAS party commands a majority after a winning a snap parliamentary election in July on a platform of carrying out reforms and tackling corruption.
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