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PM Dancila meets EC President-elect Ursula von der Leyen in Brussels; talks on Romania's future European Commissioner

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila met on Tuesday in Brussels with President-elect of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. During the talks, topics regarding the future European Commissioner on behalf of Romania were tackled, as well as regarding the priorities of the future EC and the implementation of the EU Strategic Agenda for 2019-2024.

President Iohannis to be welcomed on Tuesday at the White House by his US counterpart Trump

President Klaus Iohannis will be welcomed on Tuesday in Washington DC by his US counterpart Donald Trump, within a working visit that the President is paying to the US. According to the head of state's agenda, he will be welcomed at the White House by the US President at 14:00hrs local time.

Customs will get under Minister of Public Finance authority

The Executive chairman of the ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD), Public Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici on Friday said in northwestern Satu Mare that the Customs will no longer be under the authority of the National Tax Administration Agency (ANAF) but a separate structure under the authority of the Minister of Public Finance.

Romanian Ornithological Society: Seven stork chickens nest, absolute record in 2019

White storks' counting in 2019 saw an absolute record - for the first time, a seven-chicken nest, located in the village of Horodnic de Sus, the County of Suceava (northeast), on Friday informs the Romanian Ornithological Society (SOR) in a release sent to AGERPRES. So far, says the communique, the SOR database recorded nests with six chickens, yet this is the first one with seven chickens.

PM Dancila says official statistics show Romania to be second in EU in economic growth terms

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Wednesday that data released by the National Institute of Statistics (INS) and the National Commission for Strategy and Prognosis show Romania to be the second in the European Union and contradicts the Opposition leaders who claim that the Romanian economy is "collapsing." "Those who have said that Romania has a big economic problem, that, in fact, we are

ForMin Manescu, ambassador Hamilton discuss prospects for developing Romanian-Canadian relations

Romania's Foreign Minister Ramona Manescu on Monday welcomed Canadian ambassador in Bucharest Kevin Hamilton to discuss prospects for the development of Romanian-Canadian relationships, with emphasis on consistent security co-operation, according to a press statement released by the Foreign Ministry (MAE).

ALDE: State budget unrealistically built; Tariceanu requests measures to regain citizens' confidence

The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) believes that the budget revision bill passed on Monday in the Government sitting shows that this year's state budget was "unrealistically built," ALDE Chairman Calin Popescu-Tariceanu requesting Prime Minister Viorica Dancila a set of measures, by 20 August, in view of regaining the citizens' confidence.

UPDATE/ PM Dancila says budget revision, positive, secures wage pay, continuation of investment

The budget revision the Government is expected to pass today in a meeting is a positive one that will secure all the appropriations for the payment of salaries, pensions and social allowances, for the proper operation of all public institutions, as well as for the continuation of investment projects in priority areas, according to Prime Minister Viorica Dancila.

PM Dancila says budget revision, positive, secures wage pay, continuation of investment

The budget revision the Government is expected to pass today in a meeting is a positive one that will secure all the appropriations for the payment of salaries, pensions and social allowances, for the proper operation of all public institutions, as well as for the continuation of investment projects in priority areas, according to Prime Minister Viorica Dancila.

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