MP Milanka Opačić Joins Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandić's Party

By 15 August 2019

ZAGREB, August 15, 2019 - A member of parliament and former Social Democrat deputy prime minister and social policy minister, Milanka Opačić, has joined the Labour and Solidarity Party of Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandić.

According to information available on the parliament's website, Opačić ceased to be an independent member of parliament on August 12, continuing her term as a member of Bandić's party.

Opacic left the Social Democratic Party in 2018. A month after her departure, she joined the parliamentary group of Bandić's party as an independent member of parliament.

She was unavailable for comment on the reason for her decision to join Bandić's party.

Former Social Democrat health minister and former SDP member Siniša Varga, too, has joined Bandić's party.

On Tuesday, Varga wrote on his Facebook wall that he would be appointed the head of the steering board of the City of Zagreb emergency medical service.

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