The simple motion initiated by Social Democratic Party (PSD) against the Minister of Investments and European Projects, Cristian Ghinea, was rejected on Tuesday by the plenum of the Chamber of Deputies.
There were 143 votes in favor, 171 against and one abstention.
On Monday, the deputies debated the motion entitled “Cristian Ghinea – from zero to the abyss”, signed by 82 deputies from PSD.
Opposition PSD, AUR claim simple motion against minister Ghinea passes
Leaders of the opposition Social Democratic Party (PSD ) and Alliance for Romanian Unity (AUR) in the Chamber of Deputies claimed on Tuesday that a simple motion against Minister of European Investment and Projects Cristian Ghinea was adopted by the plenary sitting of the chamber because the electronic votes should not be taken into account.
PSD group leader Alfred Simonis said after chair of the sitting Cristina Pruna announced that the motion was defeated, that the electronic votes should not be taken into account.
AUR group leader George Simion also argued that the motion passed.
Leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL) group Gabriel Andronache replied that the motion was defeated because the vote was open and electronic devices used.