Catalina Matei

Speaker Orban: Draft law on pension - salary cumulation must be constitutionally solid

The Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Ludovic Orban, believes that the draft law on the elimination of the pension - salary cumulation, currently in debate at the level of the Government, is necessary, since it has to be "solid from a constitutional standpoint".

CNCAV: 128,400 doses of Moderna vaccine arrive in Romania

More than 120,000 Moderna vaccine doses have arrived in the country, the National Committee for the Coordination of Activities on Vaccination against COVID-19 (CNCAV) informed on Thursday. The transport is provided by the producing company, and the vaccine doses will be brought to Bucharest by land.

Voiculescu: There are fundamental differences between reported and actual numbers of deaths

Recently-dismissed Health Minister Vlad Voiculescu said on Friday that "there are fundamental differences" between reported and actual numbers of deaths in Romania's COVID hospitals, arguing that the Unifarm national drugs corporation is "one of the biggest robberies of the pandemic." He invited Prime Minister Florin Citu to take up these issues and to review the reporting of deaths in COVID ho

UDMR's Kelemen: Government must move forward, country cannot be thrown into political instability

The government must move forward as the country cannot be thrown into political instability following a minister's reshuffling, Deputy Prime Minister Kelemen Hunor, Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) leader, who called on coalition colleagues for a calm discussion in the next period, told AGERPRES on Wednesday.

President Iohannis on Romani Day: A tolerant and open society must reject racism, xenophobia

A tolerant and open society is based not only on the development projects undertaken, but also on the ability to reject hate speech and to condemn firmly any instance of racism or xenophobia, President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday in a message to International Romani Day celebrated on April 8.

CNCAV: 511,290 doses of Pfizer vaccine arrive in Romania on Monday

Bucharest, April 4 /Agerpres/ - A new batch of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine will arrive in Romania on Monday, and it will be delivered by air to the airports in Otopeni, Cluj-Napoca and Timisoara, the National Coordinating Committee for anti-COVID-19 Vaccination (CNCAV) reported. Transport to storage centers is provided by the producing company, including by land.

Citu: For Romania, NATO has been and continues to be main guarantor, fundamental pillar of defence

Bucharest, April 4 /Agerpres/ - NATO has been and continues to be for Romania the main guarantor and the fundamental pillar of defence, reads a message of the Prime Minister Florin Citu sent on the occasion of NATO Day in Romania. The head of the Government reminds in the message that Romania has traditionally celebrated NATO Day, for 17 years, on the first Sunday of April.

Speaker Orban: As long as one is gainfully employed, contributions must be paid, regardless of age

Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Ludovic Orban, the national leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL), said on Friday that, in his opinion, as long as people remain economically active they have to pay contributions and taxes, regardless of their age.

EC's Vera Jourova: Observance of rule of law, key element for successful approach in EU

Observance of the rule of law is a key-element for a successful approach by Member States within the European Union, Vera Jourova, Vice-President of the European Commission and European Commissioner for Values and Transparency, said on Wednesday at a debate on the Rule of Law Report 2020, with a view to the adoption by the European Commission of the second report on this issue, in the coming mo