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The Minister of European Investments and Projects, Cristian Ghinea, claims that 1.9 billion euro of the National Plan for Recovery and Resilience (PNRR) will enter the country this year, in October-November, and payments for projects "will start immediately." "PSD [Social Democrat Party] is babbling again about the PNRR. 1.9 billion euro will enter country from the PNRR this year.
The Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, Daniel, was decorated, on Thursday, by President Klaus Iohannis with the Grand Star with Collar of the National Order of the Star of Romania in a ceremony that took place at Cotroceni Palace.
Romania's football team set off on the right foot at the Tokyo Olympic Games, scoring a 1-0 (1-0) own goal win against Honduras on Thursday at the Kashima Stadium, in Group B of the Olympic tournament.
As many as 78 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following over 24,000 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Thursday. These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.
Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Thursday that the current government is preparing a development plan for Romania throughout 2028 to move the country to a model of economic development with best-paying jobs, for investment that brings high added value.
The Social Democratic Party (PSD) maintains that the government is guilty of "undermining" the national economy, because this year Romania will not receive "any euro" from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR). "Zero euro from PNRR in 2021! PSD was right! Romania will not receive any euro from PNRR this year!
Chairman of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) Mihai Covaliu tells AGERPRES in an interview that he is convinced Romanian athletes will stop in Tokyo the decline in the tally of Olympic medals that started in Sydney 2000. He says that in order to bring joy to Romanians, COSR needs the support of the government and its partners.
Photographer David Botond, from Odorheiu Secuiesc, has received the "European Citizen 2021" Prize from the European Parliament for the Geofolk project, which brings together the largest collection of photographs in the world with folk costumes, images captured in recent years.
The Romanian athletes participating in the Tokyo Olympics are treated to spartan conditions in the Matsudo pre-Olympic camp, where they have to observe a total quarantine and strictly follow the organizers' Covid-19 rules. "We arrived in Matsudo around midnight, after a stopover in Istanbul and another 11 hours of flight.
Prime Minister Florin Citu stated on Wednesday that the authorities will keep up "all efforts" to convince citizens that the solution to end the pandemic is vaccination, emphasizing that, on the other hand, it is the responsibility of each person in Romania to protect their own health and family through anti-COVID immunization.
As many as 102 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following over 27,100 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday. These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.
The mission of the Romanian Armed Forces in Afghanistan will go down in the history books as their longest, most complex and important military operation abroad since WWII, Romania's President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday, telling the troops in attendance that they are "the heroes of our generations." He attended a military ceremony at the Triumphal Arch Square in Bucharest that marked the
At a military ceremony on Wednesday at the Triumphal Arch Square in Bucharest, President Klaus Iohannis decorated the battle flags of the units having participated in the NATO Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan.
Prosecutors with the central department of the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT), together with the Romanian Border Police Inspectorate General (IGPF) and the Romanian Police General (IGPR) are currently conducting 17 searches in Bucharest and in five counties in an operation to dismantle an organised crime group consisting of over 300 persons specialising in