Costel Alexe

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Costel Alexe
Minister for Environment, Waters and Forests
In office
4 November 2019 – 5 November 2020
Prime MinisterLudovic Orban
Preceded byGrațiela-Leocadia Gavrilescu
Succeeded byMircea Fechet
Personal details
Born (1983-08-20) 20 August 1983 (age 38)
Political partyNational Liberal Party

Costel Alexe (born 20 August 1983) is a Romanian politician. He served as Minister for Environment, Waters and Forests in the first and second cabinet of Prime Minister Ludovic Orban. He resigned after being elected president of the Iaşi County Council.[1] Mircea Fechet was appointed as his successor.[1]

As of January 2021, he is being investigated for alleged bribery and incitement to embezzlement.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Fodor, Simona (5 November 2020). "Romania's president appoints new environment minister". Romania Insider. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Romania's former environment minister Costel Alexe officially investigated in bribery case". Romania Insider. 8 January 2021. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Anti-Corruption Prosecutors Ask President's Go-Ahead To Prosecute Ex-Environment Minister Charged With Bribe Taking". Romania Journal. 4 January 2021. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
Political offices
Preceded by
Grațiela-Leocadia Gavrilescu
Minister for Environment, Waters and Forests
2019–2020
Succeeded by