AGERPRES special correspondent Teodor Ciobanu reports: Romania is leading France 1 - 0, in the Fed Cup semifinals, after Simona Halep, WTA's 2nd, defeated Kristina Mladenovic, 6 - 3, 6 - 1, on Saturday, in a match played in Kindarena in Rouen. AGERPRES (RO - editor: Mihai Tenea; EN - editor: Adina Panaitescu)
Minister for Business Environment, Trade and Entrepreneurship Stefan-Radu Oprea participated on Friday in the first session of the Romanian-Turkish Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) and had a meeting with Turkish Commerce Minister Ruhsar Pekan, having as main discussion topics the commercial cooperation, the investment opportunities and the economic cooperation, the Ministry for Busine
President Klaus Iohannis on Friday sent a message on the occasion of the Pesach holiday, in which he reaffirms his commitment to protect the rights of citizens belonging to national minorities and the spiritual and cultural heritage of the ethnic minorities, according to a Presidential Administration release.
Regional and international security and the contribution to meeting NATO's goals were the topics Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu and his counterparts approached within the round of trilateral consultations of the foreign affairs ministers of Romania, Poland and Turkey, carried out over 18 -19 April in Ankara.
An exhibition called "Romania / France - Cultural Itineraries" comprising of a series of manuscripts, archival documents, correspondence, rare books, drawings and engravings that attest to the dynamics and developments in the historical ties between Romania and France opened on Friday at the Library of the Romanian Academy.
Several buildings on Calea Victoriei were animated by a show of lights, and various installations, some of them interactive, that caught the attention of the passers-by due to the novelty of the light works on Thursday evening on the first day of the Spotlight Festival.
Attending the official opening of the second season of the Romania-France Season on Thursday evening, France's Ambassador to Romania Michele Ramis said the first part of this project was an "undeniable success" in France, having allowed the public to rediscover Romania. "This week is exceptional in the history of the French-Romanian relationships.
President Klaus Iohannis urged the Government at the official opening of the Romania-France cultural season on Thursday to really and concretely invest in culture. "The Romania-France Season is an excellent proof of the creative potential of Romanian artists, as well as of the Romanian-French cultural dialogue.
Unemployment rate fell from 4.9 per cent in 2017 down to 4.2 per cent last year, mostly affecting graduates of lower and medium education, in the case of whom the unemployment rate accounted for 5.8 per cent and 4.3 per cent respectively, according to the data the National Institute of Statistics (INS) released on Thursday. The unemployment rate for higher education graduates was 2.1 per cent.
The Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) decided on Wednesday by drawing lots the order of the parties on the ballot paper in the May 26 elections to the European Parliament, with majority party Social Democratic Party (PSD), the opposition 2020 alliance of Save Romania Union (USR) and PLUS, and the Pro Romania Party on the top three spots.