The father of the Minister of Transport and Communications Blagoj Bochvarski, Vencislav Bochvarski, is the manager of the newly established company for electricity production, Tehno Energy, faktor.mk reported on Wednesday.
According to the data in the central register, the owner of the new company from Stip is Tehnoinvest Stip, a company located at the same address where Vencislav Bochvarski lives. The company was registered with an initial deposit of MKD 442,800 with a request for establishment submitted on January 10. It was registered on January 26.
According to faktor.mk, until now the only company of Bochvarski’s father that was known to the public is De Luks D.O.O., mentioned in the criticism of the opposition that it participates in public procurements while his son Bochvarski holds official positions.
Many close relatives of current or former ruling officials have appeared as owners of energy companies in the past few months. Former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev’s son opened energy companies for electricity production, it was revealed that the wife of current Prime Minister Dimitar Kovachevski has a stake in an energy company established a few weeks after his appointment as Deputy Minister of Finance, and at the end of last year, the son of Ali Ahmeti opened his own company.