President Klaus Iohannis informs that he convened a meeting on Monday with government officials working on the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), mentioning that the plan is going to be improved and then accepted by the European Commission. Iohannis mentioned that the difficulties in outlining the plan were to be expected.
Romania will not benefit from European funds through the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) for the irrigation system, Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna declared on Wednesday evening.
The coalition is moving forward and following the two-day talks, an important step has been taken for more efficient government and coherence of political decisions within the coalition, Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Tuesday evening. "I am very happy that we are taking the vaccination campaign as the main goal in this coalition.
Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Monday night, at the private TV broadcaster Digi24, after discussions in the governing coalition, that his option is to continue governing in the current formula. "Romania must be governed, at this moment the best option for Romania is this governing coalition.
Deputy Prime Minister and Co-chairman of the USR PLUS alliance Dan Barna, responsible for coordinating the Health Ministry's activity, said today in reply to a call out from Prime Minister Florin Citu, that the Ministry team informed him on Thursday that they were looking into possible discrepancies in the manner COVID deaths are being reported in the two databases used by the authorities, and
Prime Minister Florin Citu has delegated his office duties as acting health minister to senior official with the Ministry of Health Andrei Baciu, official sources have told AGERPRES. On Wednesday, Citu took over as acting health minister after he had previously dismissed health minister Vlad Voiculescu and Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna refused to be the acting health minister.
Deputy PM Dan Barna maintains that the prime minister "has gratuitously generated a major political crisis, perfectly avoidable, for a mean ego victory." "Florin Citu has decided to publicly announce the dismissal of a USR PLUS minister while we were discussing mature options to solve the differences.
President Klaus Iohannis signed the decree on Wednesday appointing Prime Minister Florin Citu as interim Minister of Health, the Presidential Administration announced. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Florin Citu removed Vlad Voiculescu from the position of Minister of Health. He announced that Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna will be acting head of the ministry.
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.
As of this moment, Prime Minister Florin Citu no longer has the support of Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity Alliance (USR PLUS), Dan Barna, co-chair of the Alliance, announced on Wednesday.