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Board of Preili hospital submits resignation

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUChairman of the Board of Preili Hospital, Janis Anspoks, and Board members Aldis Dzerins and Lilita Seile have submitted their resignations. With that, they are no longer in charge of the hospital.

Janis Anspoks explained his and other Board members’ decision to resign came as a result of pressure that came from Chairman of Preili Council Maruta Plivda.

Anspoks added that the municipality has not fulfilled its previously undertaken responsibilities and has not provided the hospital the money from EU funds to finance massive energy-efficiency projects in the hospital.

According to information from contracts, the municipality’s debt is EUR 176,000. The hospital, on the other hand, has invested EUR 134,000 from its own funds in the realization of those projects. This money, according to Anspoks, was originally intended to be used for the procurement of equipment for the hospital.

Maruta Plivda confirmed the fact that resignations have been received from members of the hospital’s board. She did, however, deny the fact of there being any pressure.

«During the last meeting of municipal administration, deputies made the decision to carry out an audit over at Preili Hospital. Myself and five other deputies of the municipality visited the hospital. During our visit, the management failed to provide any clear answers to simple questions, including ones related to the hospital’s finances,» – said Plivda.

In regard to the municipality’s debts before Preili Hospital, this, according to Plivda, is being resolved proportionally using the municipality’s owned stocks in the company. The municipality has already transferred EUR 120,000 to the hospital.

The decision in regard to the election of a new management Board for the hospital will be made on Friday, 4 September.

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