Romania likely to get its first Muslim prime minister
Leader of Romania's Social Democratic Party Liviu Dragnea has proposed Sevil Shhaideh for the post of prime minister.Source: Tanjug
Dragnea's party won the December 11 parliamentary elections.
If approved by parliament, Shhaideh could become the country's first woman prime minister, and also the fist Muslim to hold that office.
Dragnea himself cannot serve as prime minister, because he has a conviction for election fraud, AP reported on Wednesday.
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis is now "consulting with political leaders before nominating a prime minister," the agency said.