National Liberal Party (PNL)

PM Orban: Gov't has defended jobs during economic crisis triggered by COVID-19 epidemic

The National Liberal Party (PNL) government has defended jobs throughout the economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 epidemic, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban told a plenary sitting of Parliament on Wednesday. "You have called me to unveil the measures related to the local elections, the start of schools and (...) to combat COVID.

PNL's Roman says taxation of special state pensions must be done in Parliament to avoid being challenged

Taxing special state pensions must be done in Parliament, because an emergency ordinance issued by the government to regulate the matter is open to being challenged by the Ombudsman with the Constitutional Court, National Liberal Party (PNL) floor leader in the Chamber of Deputies Florin Roman said on Wednesday.

PM Orban says gov't aims to change development vision, move to investment-based growth

The fundamental objective of the National Liberal Party (PNL) government is to change Romania's development vision by moving from an "artificial" economic growth, based on encouraging consumption "without support in economic reality," to one based on investment, both public and private, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Friday.

PSD's Romascanu says President Iohannis continues to blame PSD instead of considering Romanians' concerns

President Klaus Iohannis continues to blame the Social Democratic Party (PSD), his "forever scapegoat," instead of thinking about the problems facing Romanians and what needs to be done together with the government to revive the economy, PSD spokesman Lucian Romascanu said Tuesday. "Another press statement from President Iohannis ended a few minutes ago.

PSD: Gov't introduces coronavirus tax, issues 290,000 fines, yet performs only 175,000 tests

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) acting chairman, Marcel Ciolacu, said on Thursday that "the government has introduced the coronavirus tax", handing out "at will" as many as 290,000 fines. "The government has issued the coronavirus tax. It issued 290,000 fines, but only carried out 175,000 tests and no one knows yet the exact number of people tested. Fines worth 570 million lei!

PSD: Rating agencies downgrade Romania, show disaster created by PNL Gov't

Bucharest, April 20 /Agerpres/ - The Social Democratic Party (PSD) claims that the rating agencies give minus marks to Romania and shows the disaster created by the National Liberal Party (PNL) Government, and the current Government has not taken any measures to stimulate or protect the population.

Parliament: Online meeting on President's decree on extending state of emergency

Parliament will convene on Thursday in an online meeting to debate and vote on President Klaus Iohannis' request regarding the extension of the state of emergency on Romania's territory, established under Decree No 240/2020. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 12,00hrs. The legal, defence and health committees of the two Chambers issued approval reports on Wednesday on the President's decree.

Prime Minister-designate Orban proposes the same ministers; hearings, voting in Parliament to take place Saturday

Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban proposes the same ministers in this new Cabinet, with the hearings in the specialised committees and the voting in Parliament scheduled on Saturday through a special procedure. According to the documents submitted to Parliament and published on the website of the Deputies' Chamber, the list of the Orban Government III is made up of the current ministers.