National Party (PNL) deputy Florin Roman announced on Monday that he is taking over the position of interim speaker of the Chamber of Deputies for a period of two weeks, after the Standing Bureau of the legislative forum took a decision in this regard.
He said the discussion in the Permanent Bureau was “collegial”.
“There was also a discussion about a rotating leadership for this period of somewhat instability at the level of the Chamber of Deputies. This solution was reached. There was a vote – seven for this proposal and five colleagues who were present but did not vote,” added the PNL deputy.
At a plenary sitting on Monday following the resignation of Ludovic Orban as speaker of the chamber, the Chamber of Deputies declared the position vacant.
The vote was 256 ayes to 26 noes.
“The Chamber of Deputies is hereby declaring vacant the position of speaker of the Chamber of Deputies and member on the Standing Bureau of the Chamber of Deputies,” according to the decision.
Ludovic Orban of the National Liberal Party (PNL) stepped down on October 13, Agerpres informs.
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