With 132 votes, Nikolay Denkov was elected Prime Minister of Bulgaria, APA reports citing Sofia News Agency.
201 Bulgarian deputies voted. There were 69 against, no abstentions.
Deputies from GERB-SDS and WCC-DP (We Continue the Change - Democratic Bulgaria), as well as two MPs from DPS, voted for the election of Denkov. One deputy from GERB voted against. 37 deputies from "Vazrazhdane" also voted against the cabinet, as well as 19 from BSP and 11 from TISP, as well as the independent MP Radostin Vasilev.
Only two MPs voted from DPS and they supported the nomination for Prime Minister. Those were: Delyan Peevski and Mustafa Karadayi.
With the same number of "yes" votes, the people's representatives approved the renaming of the Ministry of Agriculture to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.
The composition of the government was adopted with 131 votes.