Kosovo Deputy Minister offers to resign after he was convicted earlier of misusing official duty - Gazeta Express

Kosovo Deputy Minister offers to resign after he was convicted earlier of misusing official duty

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Gazeta Express

06/04/2021 17:06

Deputy Minister of Finances, Qazim Rrahmani, has offered his resignation to the Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti. The News has been confirmed by Rrahmani in a Facebook post.  

Rrahmani, member of the Party of Ashkali’s for Integration, was recently appointed by Kurti as Deputy Minister of Finances, despite being convicted of misuse of official duty in 2018, after the was found guilty of misusing the official bank card of the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare at the time he served as deputy minister.

According to the Indictment from June 2015 to January 2016, Rrahmani withdrew more than 12 thousand euro from the official card of the Ministry, without approval of relevant authorities. He was sentenced to six months imprisonment but at his consent the sentence was transformed into a fine of 3,000 euro and return the money he has withdrawn while in his official duty. /GazetaExpress/