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Minister Drobnic Dismissed

Ljubljana, 1 December - Labour, the Family and Social Affairs Minister Janez Drobnic was ousted in a 59-7 vote in parliament on Friday in what is the first dismissal of a cabinet member in this government's term in office.

Ljubljana
Minister of Labour, the Family and Social Affairs Janez Drobnic addresses parliament to defend his work ahead of the vote on his dismissal.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Minister of Labour, the Family and Social Affairs Janez Drobnic addresses parliament to defend his work ahead of the vote on his dismissal.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Minister of Labour, the Family and Social Affairs Janez Drobnic (in the back) and Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk (both junior coalition New Slovenia) as parliament debates Prime Minister Janez Jansa's motion to dismiss Drobnic.

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Janez Jansa addresses the chamber to present his motion to dismiss Janez Drobnic as minister of labour, the family and social affairs.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Prime Minister Janez Jansa and Minister of Labour, the Family and Social Affairs Janez Drobnic (background) as parliament debates Jansa's motion to dismiss the minister.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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