President Nicolae Timofti appoints new head of state protection and guard service

President Nicolae Timofti today appointed Victor Tarna as director of the State Protection and Guard Service (SPPS), under Article 88, point d) of the Constitution and Article 8, point 1) of the Law on the State Protection and Guard Service, the presidency's press service has reported.

Victor Tarna is a colonel and has been working in the SPPS since 1996. He is 42 years old, was born in the Orhei town, has higher education, is married and has 2 children.

The presidential decree on Victor Tarna’s appointment as SPPS head entered into force on the date of its signing.