Anatol Șalaru

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Anatol Șalaru
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Defense Minister of Moldova
In office
30 July 2015 – 27 December 2016
President Nicolae Timofti
Prime Minister Valeriu Streleț
Preceded by Viorel Cibotaru
Succeeded by Gheorghe Galbura (Acting)
Transport and Road Infrastructure Minister
In office
25 September 2009 – 30 May 2013
President Mihai Ghimpu (Acting)
Prime Minister Vlad Filat
Preceded by Vasile Ursu
Succeeded by Vasile Botnari
Personal details
Born (1962-02-02) 2 February 1962 (age 56)
Văratic, Rîșcani
Political party Liberal Party (Moldova)
Alliance for European Integration (2009–present)
Profession Physician

Anatol Şalaru (born 7 February 1962, Văratic, Rîșcani) is a Moldovan politician. He was the Transport and Road Infrastructure Minister in the First Filat Cabinet and the Second Filat Cabinet. As of 2015, he is the Defense Minister in the Streleț Cabinet, until 27 December 2016, when he was removed from office by the current President of the Republic of Moldova, Igor Dodon, at the request of the leader of the Liberal Party, Mihai Ghimpu.


In 1993 Șalaru created the Party of Reform and was the chairman of the party until 1997. The Party of Reform later became the Liberal Party and Șalaru remains party vice-president.[1]

He used to work for Ascom Group in Chișinău, Turkmenistan and Iraq.

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