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SARAJEVO, July 6 (Reuters) – Croatia’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic stated on Wednesday that he proposed overall economy professor Marko Primorac as the new finance minister just after Zdravko Maric submitted his resignation in an sudden go.
Maric, who experienced initiated tax reforms and a stricter command of expenditure, has not talked publicly nevertheless about his good reasons for leaving but the governing administration explained that he cited personal good reasons. Plenkovic mentioned Maric would communicate to media on Thursday.
Plenkovic said that he discussed the shift with Maric about the earlier quite a few months and thanked him on behalf of the federal government for his 6-1/2-year work.
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“He contributed drastically to the economic security and we are now completing a enormous project of Croatia’s membership in the euro zone,” Plenkovic explained to reporters.
Croatia is making ready to join the euro zone from 2023.
Plenkovic stated that he proposed Primorac, a lecturer at Zagreb University and the World Financial institution and IMF advisor, as the new candidate for the career to the cupboard and the parliament the greater part, who approved him.
He claimed that he would introduce Primorac, who has contracted Covid-19, to the parliament subsequent week.
“I think that he will be new finance minister from following Friday,” Plenkovic said, incorporating he considered that Primorac, 38, will quickly find himself in the job.
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Reporting by Daria Sito-Sucic Editing by Alison Williams and Angus MacSwan
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