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(DF) Ivailo Denchev Appointed Acting Chief of Road Infrastructure Agency a Week after Being Removed from Board

July 28 (BTA) – Ivailo Denchev was appointed acting Chairman of the Management Board of the Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA) by order of caretaker Regional Development and Public Works Minister Violeta Komitova, dated July 26, Komitova’s ministry reported on Wednesday. Denchev will head the Board until a permanent holder of the office is appointed. Denchev was one of three new RIA Management Board members appointed by Komitova two months ago. On July 20, he was dismissed from the Board, also by order of Komitova. Now, he is replacing Apostol Minchev as Management Board Chairman on an interim basis. Minchev had been appointed to the post by Komitova in late May but then she dismissed him on July 20 along with Denchev. The reason for Minchev’s removal was that he had decided single-handedly to halt all road rehabilitation works being implemented by RIA. He sent out a letter to discontinue all such works and remove equipment until further notice. RI/VE //