Vlad Filat

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Vladimir Filat
Member of the Moldovan Parliament
In office
30 November 2014 – 15 December 2016
In office
6 March 2005 – 25 September 2009
8th Prime Minister of Moldova
In office
25 September 2009 – 25 April 2013
PresidentMihai Ghimpu (Acting)
Marian Lupu (Acting)
Nicolae Timofti
Preceded byZinaida Greceanîi
Succeeded byIurie Leancă
President of Moldova
In office
28 December 2010 – 30 December 2010
Preceded byMihai Ghimpu (Acting)
Succeeded byMarian Lupu (Acting)
Minister of State
In office
12 March 1999 – 21 December 1999
PresidentPetru Lucinschi
Prime MinisterIon Sturza
Personal details
Born (1969-05-06) 6 May 1969 (age 54)
Lăpușna, Soviet Union
(now Moldova)
Citizenship Moldova
Political partyDemocratic Party (1997–2007)
Liberal Democratic Party (2007–2016)
Other political
Alliance for Democracy and Reforms (1998–1999)
Alliance for European Integration (2009–present)
Spouse(s)Sanda Filat (Divorced 2012)
Angela Gonța (2014–2016)
Alma materCooperation College
University of Iași

Vladimir Filat (born 6 May 1969), commonly referred to as Vlad Filat (pronounced [vlad fiˈlat]), is a Moldovan businessman and politician. He was the founder of Liberal Democratic Party of Moldova. He was the Prime Minister of Moldova from 25 September 2009 to 25 April 2013. He also was appointed as the Interim President of Moldova in 2010.[1]

Filat was released from jail in December 2019, 6 years earlier than his initial sentence.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Guvernul Filat a fost investit cu votul a 53 de deputaţi AIE. Şeful SIS a fos demis de către Parlament. Noul director este Mihai Gheorghe". 2009-09-25. Archived from the original on 2014-12-05. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
  2. "Moldovan court jails ex-PM for nine years for abuse of power". Reuters. 2016-06-27. Retrieved 2022-04-11.