Important Elections in the Judiciary Coming Up

After the former president of Regional Court Plovdiv Sotir Tsatsarov was elected for a Prosecutor General, a series of important appointments began. His seat took the president of District Court Plovdiv Vesselin Hadjiev. Consequently, the Supreme Judicial Council announced a contest for his chair position. The contest was officially announced on May 31. There are two candidacies: Ivan Kalibatsev, President of District Court Asenovgrad, which is a relatively big district court, with 9 judges working in the institution and prosecutor Petko Minev, he is working in Plovdiv’s District Prosecution Office.  BILI prepared profiles of both candidates, following the TJAI methodology. Both of them were very responsive and gave their feedback to our team.

The election is extremely important because of the significance of the particular court institution. Judge Kalibatsev already has management experience, in the legal lobbies from a long time the word that he will be appointed is spreading. On the other hand, prosecutor Minev has a strong academic profile, he graduated Law, Macroeconomics and Psychology.  However, the election will be hold tomorrow, July 4.

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