News archive of February 2019
AGERPRES special correspondent Loredana Ciobanu reports: The Competitiveness Council, which is taking place on Monday in Brussels will tackle aspects related to the single market, in view of finding solutions for its development, Economy Minister Niculae Badalau said.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Monday that the government has pulled Romania out of difficulties by implementing the PNDL 1 and PNDL 2 national local development programmes, adding that 70pct of the funding under the two programmes went to the countryside.
The union representing local authority workers, POE-OTA, has called a 24-hour strike for Thursday, February 21, to demand that staff working hazardous jobs get paid a corresponding bonus.
Workers have been called upon to join a protest rally outside the Finance Ministry at 11 a.m. on Thursday to press their demands.
The chairman of the GERB and vice-president of the party Tsvetan Tsvetanov held a working meeting with Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj. Haradinaj hosts a Regional Friendly Breakfast, which gathers politicians and public figures from the region and the United States in the spirit of open dialogue and commitment to the service of society, reported NOVA TV.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva will take part in a meeting in Dublin on 18-19 February 2019 on the Middle East Peace Process, reported the Bulgarian National Television.
The forum is hosted by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland, Simon Coveney.