CHISINAU, March 12 (Itar-Tass) — Chairman of the Superior Council of Magistrates of Moldova Nicolae Timofti has been nominated the republic’s presidential candidate, the leaders of the ruling coalition Alliance for European Integration announced at a joint press conference on Monday. The election is scheduled for March 16, and the registration of candidates ends at midnight on Monday.
Timofti, who turned 64 in December, is a lawyer by education. In recent years he has occupies senior positions in the country’s judicial system. In 2010, he was elected Chairman of the Superior Council of Magistrates.