Presidential Administration

President Iohannis to hold meeting on COVID-19; PM, HealthMin, IntMin, EduMin and DSU head in attendance

President Klaus Iohanis will hold a meeting on Monday with Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, Health Minister Nelu Tataru, Interior Minister Marcel Vela, Education and Research Minister Monica Anisie and head of the Emergency Situations Department (DSU) Secretary of State Raed Arafat regarding the measures to manage the COVID-19 epidemic.

President Iohannis, U.S. President discuss epidemiological crisis and transatlantic relation

President Klaus Iohannis on Saturday had a telephone conversation with United States President Donald J. Trump, at the request of the U.S. side, the discussions having focused on the epidemiological crisis generated by the novel coronavirus and the manners to consolidate the transatlantic relations and the Romanian-U.S. Strategic Partnership.

WHO officials, President Iohannis underline need to continue COVID-19 restrictions

President Klaus Iohannis attended on Tuesday, April 7, World Health Day, a signing ceremony of a biennial collaborative agreement (BCA) between the World Health Organisation (WHO) - Regional Office for Europe and Romania's Ministry of Health, discussing how Romania's authorities have managed the local effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The event took place as a video conference.

President Iohannis encourages tight cooperation with Germany to combat negative effects on Romanian workers

President Klaus Iohannis had a telephone conversation on Friday with his German counterpart, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, context in which he encouraged a tight cooperation between the authorities in the two countries to combat the negative effects on Romanian workers active in Germany, especially those with temporary contracts, as well as on detached and seasonal workers, the Presidential Administ

President Iohannis withdraws decoration granted to Emergency County Hospital Saint John the New in Suceava

President Klaus Iohannis signed on Wednesday the decree regarding the withdrawal of the decoration given to the Emergency County Hospital Saint John the New in Suceava, announces the Presidential Administration. "Thus, pursuant to the provisions of art. 94 letter b) and of art. 100 of the Romanian Constitution, republished, as well as of Law no.

Coronavirus / Videoconferences at Gov't on measures to restrict pandemic economic impact

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, ministers of his Cabinet and presidential adviser Cosmin Marinescu are participating, at this hour, in a videoconference on the necessary economic measures to restrict the economic impact of the new coronavirus pandemic.

Reactions to PM-designate's resignation

Florin Citu has resigned as PM-designate, the Presidential Administration announced on Thursday. National Liberal Party (PNL) MPs leader Florin Roman said on Thursday that the gesture of the PM-designate, Florin Citu, of filing his resignation is one "of great responsibility," pointing out that the latter had consulted the colleagues in the party before taking this step.

Resigning PM-designate Citu says party chair should also be PM to be successful in elections

Resigning PM-designate Florin Citu said Thursday he decided to resign as prime minister-designate because he "strongly believes" that in order to be successful in the elections, the national chairman of the party must also be the prime minister, adding that the current context in which Romania finds itself was taken into consideration when deciding.