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Prime Minister Ludovic Orban attended, on Monday, the 75th anniversary of liberation of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday that the idea of the equal tax treatment is "basically true", but in the case of the IT sector, where salaries are exempt from the income tax, the authorities need to take into account the fact that this sector has increased in the past ten years from "something insignificant to 6 per cent of the GDP." The head of state was asked if the tax exemption for
President Klaus Iohannis supports a project released by the Ministry of Health that allows privately operated hospitals in Romania access to national healthcare programmes. "The government has to provide all healthcare services, but in Romania there is also a private system that operates up to good parameters.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban on Monday sent a message on the Sveti Sava Day saying that the Serb minority is "a model of inter-ethnic relations and social cohesion in Romania, to which it contributes alongside the other ethnic minorities and the majority population." "This is a special day for the ethnic Serbs.
Romania's Education and Research Minister Monica Anisie announced on Monday that three schools - two in Bucharest and one in Sibiu - are closed due to respiratory infections or influenza. "The ministry has sent to all school inspectorates and schools a note requesting to monitor illnesses due to respiratory infections or influenza.
Romania's Health Minister Victor Costache said on Monday that special access lines for passengers coming from China were established at international airports. "For several days now, a special access line has been operating at international airports for passengers coming from China, as well as for Chinese passengers. We also have a database and we know their location in Romania.
The dramatic episode of the Holocaust remains a lesson of national and universal history that should never be forgotten, in the current international context, marked by the rise in intolerance, xenophobia and anti-Semitism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) states.
Romania, in and of itself, but also as a member state of the European Union, promotes tolerance between people, non-discrimination and peace, remaining active in the process of preserving and completing the Holocaust memory, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said in a message conveyed on Monday, on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Justice Minister Catalin Predoiu, at the informal meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) Council, organised in Zagreb, endorsed the idea of an evaluation mechanism on justice and rule of law for all member countries. "Although it was an informal meeting of the JHA Council, we discussed substantial topics.
Romania's women's table tennis team qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Friday, after defeating India, 3-2, in the decisive match of the 2020 ITTF World Team Qualification Tournament in Gondomar (Portugal). The victory point was brought by Daniela Monteiro Dodean, who defeated Manika Batra, the best Indian player, 3-1 (11-8, 11-4, 3-11, 11-2).
The construction of the Iasi-Targu Mures and Sibiu-Pitesti motorways are two of the Government's greater priorities, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said in Iasi on Friday. Attending the events dedicated to the Unification of the Romanian Principalities, the head of the Executive showed that both motorways "are fundamental to ensure the connection between the historical provinces".
President Klaus Iohannis, who participates on Friday in the events dedicated to the Unification of the Romanian Principalities in Iasi, conveyed to the governors that the Romanians and Romania need the Unirii (Union - ed.n.) Motorway, a 'project enshrined by law', which 'obliges 'the state to build a high-speed motorway over the Carpathians, thus uniting the historical provinces, the head of st
Ukraine's ambassador to Romania, Oleksandr Bankov, has blamed a controversy over words attributed to the Ukrainian President about the Northern Bukovina region on a mistranslation.
President Volodymyr Zelensky was quoted as saying that the region, which formed part of Romania between the two world wars but is now in Ukraine, was "occupied by the Romanians" in 1919.