Valentina Prevolnik Rupel appointed new health minister

Ljubljana, 13 October - Valentina Prevolnik Rupel, a state secretary at the Health Ministry, was appointed health minister in a 48:17 vote on Friday. She is replacing Danijel Bešič Loredan, whom PM Robert Golob asked to resign in early July over different views on how to reform the country's public healthcare. Rupel has already been sworn in.

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PM Robert Golob presenting his candidate for health minister Valentina Prevolnik Rupel to MPs before the vote on her candidacy.
Photo: Katja Kodba/STA

Ljubljana
PM Robert Golob presenting his candidate for health minister Valentina Prevolnik Rupel to MPs before the vote on her candidacy.
Photo: Katja Kodba/STA

Ljubljana
PM Robert Golob presenting his candidate for health minister Valentina Prevolnik Rupel to MPs before the vote on her candidacy.
Photo: Katja Kodba/STA

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The National Assembly in session to appoint Valentina Prevolnik Rupel a new health minister.
Photo: Katja Kodba/STA

Ljubljana
The National Assembly in session to appoint Valentina Prevolnik Rupel a new health minister.
Photo: Katja Kodba/STA

Ljubljana
The National Assembly in session to appoint Valentina Prevolnik Rupel a new health minister.
Photo: Katja Kodba/STA

Ljubljana
Valentina Prevolnik Rupel appointed a new health minister. Pictured during Tuesday's hearing on the parliamentary Health Committee.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA
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