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AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: President Klaus Iohannis was welcomed on Tuesday by his Israeli counterpart, Reuven Rivlin, at the official residence of the President of the State of Israel, Beit HaNassi in Jerusalem, on the occasion of the former's visit in Israel. Reuven Rivlin thanked Klaus Iohannis for this visit. "It's my pleasure.
AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: Romania's President Klaus Iohannis is starting today a visit to Israel, and he is scheduled to meet his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin.
Romania is making significant efforts to become a true regional model in terms of taking responsibility for its past and promoting the Holocaust remembrance, Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu said at a ministerial meeting in Brussels on Sunday of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) organised by the Luxembourg presidency of the organisation.
PSD's (Social Democratic Party) interim leader Marcel Ciolacu announced on Saturday that he will sign the petition launched by PES activists Romania on a European minimum salary and proposed that Social Democrats also join this initiative. "I know that PSD needs to become active again at European level. We have to take responsibility for what we did wrong and work together.
The Social Democratic Party (PSD) has decided to convene an extraordinary parliamentary meeting for the last week of January to repeal special state pensions, PSD acting national chairman Marcel Ciolacu said Tuesday.
Minister of Labour and Social Protection Violeta Alexandru and providers of private pension plans have been discussing for some time the return on investment rates offered by privately managed pension plans.
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Assets held by the optional pension system stood at 2.47-plus billion lei as of November 30, 2019, up 21.32 percent from the same period of the year before, shows data of the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF).
Prime Minister's Chancellery head Ionel Danca said on Monday that the Government adopted the emergency ordinance (OUG) on some fiscal-budget measures, providing locking in the benefits for dignitaries and the suspension of the provisions in the administrative code regarding the special pensions for locally elected until 1 January 2021.
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Romania's 11-month general consolidated budget deficit rose to 3.56 pct of GDP from 2.8 pct at the end of October, shows data released on Monday by the Public Finance Ministry. The January - November 2019 budget execution ended with a deficit of 37.05 billion lei, compared to 28.83 billion lei for the first 10 months of the year.
Romania enters 2020 with a budget, without the majority of measures introduced through Government Emergency ordinance (OUG) No.114 and the budget deficit has been covered with loans from the market at decreasing interest rates, Public Finance Minister Florin Citu wrote on his Facebook page on Tuesday.
Bucharest, Dec 23 /Agerpres/ - Israel's Ambassador, David Saranga, said on Monday that efforts must be made to remove xenophobia and anti-Semitism, attitudes he called "darkness". The diplomat spoke at an event organized at his residence, which celebrated the lighting of the second candle of Hanukkah. Hanukkah, the feast of lights, is the feast in which we are removing the darkness.