Former Parliament Speaker Dumitru Moţpan has passed away at the age of 78. Legislator Andrian Candu, along with his deputies, sent a message of condolences to the family, relatives and those who knew him and appreciated him.
Dumitru Moţpan served as Deputy Speaker of the Parliament from 1994 to 1997, after which he led the legislature for one year. He was also a deputy in the first Parliament and a signatory of the Declaration of Independence, being decorated with the Order of the Republic.
Dumitru Moţpan was born on 3 May 1940 in the village of Selişte in Nisporeni district.