Former Prime Minister of Moldova
Born on December 28 1957
in village Gratiesti of Chisinau County. Graduated from the Polytechnic institute
in Chisinau, specialty power engineering. Started his professional path at
the Tractor Plant in Chisinau as constructions engineer. From 981 to 1992
held various eligible positions within the Union of Communist Youth of USSR.
Between 1989 and 1991 served as USSR People's Deputy. Between 1992 and 1995
held the position of Deputy Director of the Moldova Exim Association. In February
1997 was appointed as Deputy Minister of Economy and Reforms and General Director
of the Department for Foreign Economic relations. In July 1998 takes the office
of First Deputy Minister of Economy and Reforms. On December 21, 1999 Dumitru
Braghis was appointed Prime Minister of Moldova. In the parliamentary elections
of February 2001 the Electoral Bloc Braghis Alliance led by Dumitru Braghis
won 13.42% of votes and received 19 deputy mandates in the new Parliament.