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Queen Mother Helen's coffin placed in Archdiocesan Cathedral of Curtea de Arges

The coffin with the remains of Queen Mother Helen was placed on Friday in the historical Archdiocesan and Royal Cathedral of Curtea de Arges. The funeral procession from Bucharest stopped in front of the new cathedral, where dozens of people were waiting, including local officials.

Anti-trafficking Agency head: No substantial reduction in human trafficking unless demand is criminalised

Bucharest, Oct 18 /Agerpres/ - The president of Romania's National Anti-trafficking Agency (ANITP), Maximilian-Axel Nicolae, said on Friday that the authorities should also focus on investigating those who use the services of human trafficking victims, as this is the only way to increase the success rate in stopping this phenomenon.

PM-designate Orban presents several ministries not to be included in new Gov't

Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban on Wednesday evening presented several ministries that would not exist in the new Executive, including the Energy Ministry and the Ministry for Romanians Abroad. "Energy is also economy and tourism is economy, too. Waters, forestry, environment are somehow an area.

ForMin Manescu: Romania can become largest gas producer in Europe, which gives it security, independence

Bucharest, Oct 16 /Agerpres/ - Romania can become the largest gas producer in the European Union, which gives it security and independence, but also positions it as an important negotiation partner at European and global level, the Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister, Ramona Manescu, said on Wednesday, at the third edition of the Aspen Energy Summit 2019.

Arafat: We expect up to 14 emergency dispatches in the country to be fully integrated until year's end

Until the end of the year, a number of 14 emergency dispatches in the country would be fully integrated so that they include, together with the Fire Service and Ambulance, representatives of other services, such as the Police and the Gendarmerie, the head of the Department for Emergency Situations, Raed Arafat, mentioned on Wednesday.

Royal visit to Paris: Crown Custodian, Prince Radu - present in inauguration of Queen Mary of Romania Promenade

Bucharest, Oct 15 /Agerpres/ - The Custodian of the Crown, Margareta, and Prince Radu participated on Tuesday, in the context of their visit to Paris, in the official inauguration of the "Queen Mary of Romania Promenade," located on the banks of the Seine, near the Eiffel Tower, informs a Royal House release issued for AGERPRES.

Ludovic Orban - prime minister-designate (bio)

On October 15, 2019, President Klaus Iohannis designated National Liberal Party (PNL) leader Ludovic Orban as prime minister. According to art. 103, para. 2 of the Constitution, within 10 days from the appointment, the prime minister-designate must draw up the list with the members of the Cabinet and the governing program and send them for debate to the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate.