Ministry of Agriculture
The ministers proposed in the future government, headed by Prime Minister-designate Florin Citu, have received on Wednesday favourable opinions in the Parliament's select committees.
Prime Minister designate Florin Citu and Chamber of Deputies Speaker Ludovic Orban arrived to Parliament on Wednesday. According to the announced program, the prime minister designate submits the list of the Cabinet and the governing program to Parliament on Wednesday morning.
Sonimpex Topoloveni, the producer of Topoloveni plum magiun, an original plum jam recipe, has obtained European funds worth 775,000 euros to promote the product in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Vietnam, but it will also participate in trade fairs and exhibitions in Japan, America and Brazil, the company announced on Thursday.
The dismissed Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nechita-Adrian Oros, on the occasion of a meeting he had with the Ambassador of the Qatar state to Bucharest, Abdulla Nasser A.
Somalia has declared a state of emergency due to the invasion of locusts in the Horn of Africa, France's press reported, citing a statement by the Somali Ministry of Agriculture.
Locusts destroy crops in one of the poorest and most vulnerable regions of the world.
Somalia is the first country in the region to declare an emergency over the infestation.