Borisov Government

The Cabinet Borisov presented the 87th Government of Bulgaria and had been in office since 27 July 2009. It was formed from the GERB party after its election victory in parliamentary elections in 2009, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov. The government also belonged to non-party experts and it has been repeatedly transformed. After nationwide protests, the government resigned. This was followed on 13 March, the Interrimsregierung Rajkow.

Beginning Cabinet

  • Prime Minister: Boyko Borisov (GERB )
  • Deputy Prime Minister Simeon Djankov, Tsvetan Tsvetanov
  • Minister of the Interior: Tsvetan Tsvetanov (GERB )
  • Finance Minister Simeon Djankov (independent)
  • Secretary of State and government spokesman: Rumjana Jeleva (GERB )
  • Defense Minister Nikolai Mladenov (GERB )
  • Minister of Education, Youth and Science: Jordanka Fandakowa (GERB )
  • Justice Minister Margarita Popova
  • Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism: Traicho Traikov (independent)
  • Minister of Labour and Social Policy: Totyu Mladenov (GERB )
  • Minister of Agriculture and Food: Miroslaw Naydenov
  • Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure: Rossen Plevneliev (independent)
  • Minister of Transport and IT: Aleksandar Tsvetkov
  • Minister of Environment and Water: Nona Karadjova (GERB )
  • Minister of Health: Bozhidar Nanew (GERB )
  • Minister of Culture: Vezhdi Raschidow (GERB )
  • Minister of Sport and Sport Education: Swilen Nejkow
  • Minister without Portfolio and Minister for Bulgarians abroad: Bozhidar Dimitrov (GERB )

Government reshuffles


After the former mayor of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, Boyko Borisov, Prime Minister, was local elections in Sofia were initiated. Top candidate and winner was the Minister of Education Jordanka Fandakowa, which led to the first government reshuffle in the cabinet Borisov. New Education Minister Sergei Ignatov was.


In January 2010 Rumjana Jeleva abandoned after a failed candidacy as European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department in the Barroso II Commission to the post of foreign minister. New Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nickolay Mladenov was, who held the post of defense minister. Successor as defense minister was Anju Angelov.

In March 2010 Tomislaw Dontschew was introduced as the Minister responsible for the coordination and monitoring of EU funding.

In April, the Health Minister Bozhidar Nanew was dismissed because of mismanagement and replaced by Anna- Marija Borissov. However Borissova came back in September 2010 after a scandal and the new Health Minister Stefan Konstantinov was appointed.


In December it was announced that a large part of the Bulgarian ambassadors and consuls employees of the former Communist State Security ( see # Bulgaria 's foreign policy ) were. In this context and because of the willingness of the Prime Minister Borisov and Foreign Minister Mladenov, to dispose of such employees, Bozhidar Dimitrov resigned in February as Minister for Bulgarians abroad. His successor as Minister for Bulgarians abroad was Rosen Ivanov.

On 18 May, the Minister of Transport and IT Aleksandar Tsvetkov resigned. His successor was Ivaylo Moskovsky.

After the minister was proposed Regional Development and Infrastructure Rosen Plevneliev as a candidate for the 2011 presidential elections, this renounced his ministerial post. His successor as Minister was on September 9, Lilyana Pavlova. As the Minister of Justice Margarita Popova is Vice President of Plevneliev, was sworn in on 30 November Kowatschewa Diana as her successor.


On March 15, 2012, Borisov separated by Traicho Traikov and Stefan Konstantinov. New Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism was Deljan Dobrew and new Health Minister Dessislava Atanassowa.


After persistent protests against austerity measures in population and electricity price increases took effect on February 20, 2013 back the entire government Borisov; Finance Minister Djankov already had two days earlier abandoned his post.