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PM Citu: Our strategic stake is to achieve 21st century education for 21st century Romania

The stake in Education is to achieve, through the "Educated Romania" project, whose implementation will be approved by the Government this week, "the 21st century education for the 21st century Romania", Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Monday at the opening ceremony of the new school year at the "Gheorghe Lazar" National College, the first high school in Bucharest that carries out a pilot pr

Iohannis: Maintaining schools open with physical attendance depends on everyone's responsibility

President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday that maintaining schools open with physical attendance in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic depends on everyone's responsibility, stressing that "compliance with health standards and vaccination are essential."      "This year as well the resumption of the school year takes place, unfortunately, under the spectrum of the pandemic, which is why maintain

New school year 2021-2022 kicks off facing pandemic

The new school year 2021 - 2022 begins on Monday, with physical attendance in most schools in Romania, but with health protection measures in the context of the increasing number of daily infections with SARS- CoV-2. For the approximately 2,900,000 pupils and preschoolers, the courses of the school year 2021 - 2022 will run for 34 weeks, starting September 13.

USR PLUS's Barna: We need a PM mature enough to lead coalition government

USR PLUS (Save Romania Union, Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party) will discuss the future of the governing coalition with the one who will be elected president of the National Liberal Party (PNL), regardless of who that will be, this party's co-chair Dan Barna said on Sunday.

Citu on Ciolos' proposal for USR PLUS to give the PM: A not serious proposal

Galati, Sept 10 /Agerpres/ - Prime Minister Florin Citu described as "not serious" Dacian Ciolos' proposal for USR PLUS to nominate the future candidate for prime minister. "Honestly, s not serious proposal. The National Liberal Party is the largest right-wing party in Romania, it will be the largest political party in Romania, you can't impose a prime minister ...

Bulgarians - Most Mentally Stable in the EU

Bulgaria and Romania are at the bottom of the ranking of the European statistical agency Eurostat for the share of citizens of EU countries suffering from chronic depression.

The share of citizens of EU countries suffering from chronic depression in 2019 is 7.2%, according to Eurostat.

According to researchers, this share has increased by 0.3% compared to 2014.

Actor Ion Caramitru to be laid to rest today at Bellu Cemetery

Actor Ion Caramitru will be laid to rest today on the Actors Alley of the Bucharest Bellu Cemetery. On the way from the Visarion Church to the cemetery, the funeral procession will stop around noon in front of the "I.L. Caragiale" National Theater, where he served as manager over the past 16 years, for a final farewell.

ForMin Aurescu: Today, most of our 'Afghans' arrived in Romania, 139 citizens

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu said that 139 Afghan citizens arrived in the country on Thursday, on board an aircraft. "Today, most of the Afghan citizens, 'our' Afghans, who were evacuated by Romania from Afghanistan, have just arrived in Romania, as I told them (...).

PM Citu: We need to speed vaccination campaign, not look for culprits

Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Thursday that the immunization campaign must be sped up and payments will be made for staff at vaccination centers, adding that he will maintain the programs approved by Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR PLUS), such as the lottery or other methods to encourage vaccination.

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