Alexei Roibu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Alexei Roibu
Minister of Interior
In office
14 January 2011 – 24 July 2012
Prime Minister Vlad Filat
Preceded by Dorin Recean
Personal details
Born (1954-11-17) 17 November 1954 (age 61)
Political party Liberal Democratic Party of Moldova
Alma mater State Agrarian University
International University of Moldova
Military service
Rank Brigadier General

Alexei Roibu (born 17 November 1954) is a Moldovan lawyer and security official with the rank of brigadier general, who served as interior minister from January 2011 to July 2012.

Early life and education[edit]

Roibu was born in Sadaclia, Cimișlia District, on 17 November 1954.[1] He holds a bachelor's degree, which he received from the State Agrarian University of Moldova in 1976.[1] From 1984 to 1985 he attended committee of state security in Minsk. He graduated from the International University of Moldova in 1998.[1]


Roibu started his career in the Cimislia district where he served from 1976 to 1984.[1] Then he worked in intelligence and security sector from 1984 to 2002. On 29 March 2002, he became first director of the centre for combating economic crimes and corruption and his tenure lasted for two years.[2][3] From 2004 to 2009 he worked as a lawyer.[1] In December 2009, he was named general manager of the border guard service and served there until January 2011.[4][5] He was brigadier general when he assumed the post.[5] On 14 January 2011, Roibu was appointed interior minister to the cabinet led by prime minister Vlad Filat.[6][7] Roibu was a member of the Liberal Democratic Party of Moldova in the cabinet.[8] His term ended on 24 July 2012 when he was removed from office.[9] He was succeeded by Dorin Recean in the post.[10]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Alexei Roibu, Minister of Internal Affairs". Government of the Republic of Moldova. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "First steps". Centre for Combating Economic Crimes and Corruption. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Barbed wire to be removed from Moldovan-Romanian border". Kyiv Post. Interfax. 17 December 2009. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Officials fired, appointed". Moldova Azi. 16 December 2009. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "History of the Border Guard Service". Border Guard Service. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "Moldovan cabinet appoints deputy ministers". State News Agency. 19 January 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  7. ^ "January 2011". Rulers. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  8. ^ "LDPM candidates for the position of Minister were appointed". PLDM. 14 January 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  9. ^ "Moldovan President dismissed Sleahtitchi and Roibu and appointed Sandu and Recean". BASA Press. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  10. ^ "Two Moldovan Ministers resigned". Politicom. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 14 April 2013.