Bogdan Stan, Vice-President of the National Integrity Agency (ANI) and seven more candidates submitted their files for the position of President of ANI, after none of the candidates passed the latest contest for this position.
According to an announcement published on the website of ANI, candidacies have been submitted for the position in the top management of the institution by Bogdan Stan, Ion Ionel Garlesteanu, Marius Balan, Gheorghe Burlacu, Florica Dragomir, Liviu Partene, Ştefan Paval and Vasile Tiple.
The eight candidates will attend the written test of the competition on November 16.
The National Council of Integrity announced on September 11 the start of the ANI procedure of selection. The institution is led at the time being by Vice-President Bogdan Stan, as an interim leader.
The President of ANI has the rank of a state secretary, is appointed by a contest organized by CNI and is appointed in his position by the Senate, Mediafax reported.
The term of the President of the National Integrity Agency consists of four years.
The National Integrity Agency was led by Horia Georgescu starting in April 2012 and until March this year. On March 23, Horia Georgescu resigned as President of ANI after being arrested by DNA prosecutors based on accusations that he and other former members of the Commission for Estimating Compensations within ANRP, has approved compensations for real estate property overrated by approximately EUR 75 million.
On May 4, the Senate Plenum voted for a draft decree by which Horia Georgescu was dismissed from his position as President of ANI following his resignation and after he was legally charged in the file of illegal compensations.