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Gov't approves final version of state budget draft for 2021

The Government on Monday evening approved the final version of the state budget law for 2021, with the approval of the Legislative Council. Head of the Chamber of Deputies and PNL (National Liberal Party) leader Ludovic Orban stated that, after the final adoption, with the approval of the Legislative Council, the state budget draft will most likely be sent to the Parliament on Tuesday.

PM Citu: Invitation from PSD has nothing to do with budget

Prime Minister Florin Citu on Monday said that the invitation he received from the PSD (Social Democratic Party) to come to the Chamber of Deputies for the "Prime Minister's Hour" to debate on the budget has actually nothing to do with the budget itself, but with the Social Democrats wanting to see how much I can resist "while they're throwing insults at me."      "Romanians should know that th

Gov't approves 2021 state budget bill

The government adopted at its Friday's meeting the bill on the 2021 state budget, which remains "within the initial parameters", Prime Minister Florin Citu said. "We approved the Law on the 2021 state budget. We also approved the Law on ceilings, on specific indicators set out in the fiscal-budgetary framework for 2021, and the Law on the 2021 social security budget.

Gov't expected to approve draft national budget for 2021

The government meets today, Friday, to approve the bills related to the national budget and the state social insurance budget for 2021. Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Thursday that the government deficit target remains set at 7.16%, specifying that, compared to the published version of the draft, there could be some changes in terms of allocations, with more commitment appropriations.

PM Citu: Draft law on state budget to be approved with same deficit variant, 7.16 pct

The draft state budget law will be approved with a deficit target of 7.16 percent and with the same parameters of expenditures and revenues, Prime Minister Florin Citu declared on Thursday. "The budget deficit remains as we have established, there are changes maybe inside, different allocations, more commitment appropriations. We are not talking about more budget appropriations.

PM Citu: Emergency Ordinance on freezing of pension point for 2021, adopted by Government

The Government approved the emergency ordinance on reducing structural expenditures, which provides, among other things, for maintaining the value of the pension point at 1,442 lei in 2021 and eliminating the 30 percent COVID bonus granted to Prefecture staff, Prime Minister Florin Citu announced, on Thursday.

PM Citu: Opinion of Fiscal Council on budget, professional's notice, CES opinion, political council vote

Prime Minister Florin Citu says that the opinion of the Fiscal Council regarding the state's budget for 2021 represents the "professional's notice", and the one expressed by the Economic and Social Council (CES) - an approval given by a "political council". "There is a need for reform. From the ground up. First time in Romania.

Message encouraging investment and economic exchanges after Romanian PM, Slovak Foreign Minister meeting

Prime Minister Florin Citu conveyed today a message encouraging mutual investments and economic exchanges during his meeting with the Slovak Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Ivan Korcok, who is on an official visit to Bucharest. "I had a very good meeting today with the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Ivan Korcok.

PM Citu: V-shaped economy recovery, a certainty

Prime Minister Florin Citu states that the recovery of the economy in "V" is "a certainty," after, according to data published by the National Institute of Statistics, in the fourth quarter of 2020 Romania's economy rose by 5.3%. "Romania's economy - performance that shatters apocalyptic estimates! In the fourth quarter of 2020, Romania's economy grew by 5.3%!!! A fantastic performance.

PM meets EC President, voices confidence new commitments made by vaccine providers will be observed

Prime Minister Florin Citu on Friday had a meeting in Brussels with the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, on the occasion of his visit to the European institutions, in which context he reiterated the importance of maintaining a coordinated approach at the EU level considering the current epidemiological situation at the European and international level and voiced confi