President Klaus Iohannis sent a message on the occasion of the first General Assembly of the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) organized in Romania, showing that, currently, over one million Romanian students are studying French, while the Romanian universities offer more than 100 Francophone courses, in Romania.
Romania and the United Stats of America will continue to be a bulwark of Euro-Atlantic values and they will meet all the future challenges together, as partners and allies, a joint press statement issued on Monday by the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the U.S. Department of State underscores.
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.
The Social Democratic Party (PSD) will present on Thursday the text of a censure motion against the Government, which will be made available for signature, announced the party's first vice-chair, Sorin Grindeanu. "Today, PSD will present the text of the censure motion. (...) PSD is the only party that has the power given by the number of parliamentarians to initiate a censure motion.
AGERPRES special correspondent Cristian Lupascu reports: President Klaus Iohannis, in Chisinau, on Friday, had discussions with the counterparts from the Republic of Moldova, Poland and Ukraine on the regional security topic. The Romanian head of state pointed out that the discussions also aimed at protracted conflicts, as well as the future of the Eastern Partnership.
"Condition d'elevation" (State of Elevation) by Isabelle Prim and "Au nom de la terre" (In the Name of the Land) by Edouard Bergeon are the winning films in the young talents competitive section of the French Film Festival in Romania.
The rights of the 150,000 Romanians who work as lorry drivers on European roads must be observed as provided for in the national legislation, Minister of Labour and Social Protection Raluca Turcan wrote on Facebook on Thursday. She met in Brussels European Commissioner for Transport Adina Valean.
Romanian gymnasts have won five medals at the FIG Aerobic Gymnastics Junior World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan, one gold, two silver and two bronze. The gold went to Daria Mihaiu and Darius Branda, in the mixed pairs event, with Romania 2 (19.850 points) finishing ahead of Russia (19.800) and Bulgaria (19.750).
On a working visit to Brussels, Romania's Finance Minister Alexandru Nazare discussed with senior European officials Romania's economic growth prospects for 2021, narrowing its government deficit to below 3% of GDP by 2024 and introducing new measures to boost the economy under the SURE Instrument.
Prime Minister Florin Citu says he had a "very constructive meeting" in Brussels on Monday evening on Romania's National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) negotiations with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, and that the negotiations will continue on May 12 with other officials of the Commission.