Romanian Prime Minister Florin Citu - on a visit to Brussels - had a meeting on Thursday with Frans Timmermans, European Commission Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal, expressing in context Romania's readiness to actively participates in the implementation of long-term objectives agreed through the Strategic Agenda for 2019-2024.
Romania's Prime Minister Florin Citu met on Thursday in Brussels President of the European Parliament David Sassoli as part of a an official visit to European bodies, February 11-12, 2021, to discuss, among other things, the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination campaign in the EU and the European Economic Recovery Plan.
Prime Minister Florin Citu says the Romanian government has reasons to be "confident" in economic recovery, as the premises created are confirmed by the European Commission's economic forecasts published on Thursday, according to which Romania's GDP growth in 2021 is forecast to slightly exceed the EU average.
Prime Minister Florin Citu will pay a working visit to Brussels on Thursday and Friday, his agenda comprising a series of meetings with senior EU officials, including the presidents of the European Council and the European Commission, Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen respectively.
Romania's healthcare officials are estimating that the third stage of the COVID-19 national vaccination campaign will start in April, if the dose delivery dates remain as originally planned, Chairman of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) Valeriu Gheorghita said on Tuesday. "The third stage will probably start in April.
Head of the National Committee for the coordination of vaccination against SARS-CoV-2, doctor Valeriu Gheorghita, informs that the total number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 until February 8, with Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, has reached 661,062, with 430,776 people who got the first dose and 230,286 people who got the second dose as well.
As of February 9, Romania received 1,236,449 doses of Pfizer, Moderna and Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine, of which 981,610 were distributed, Chairman of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) Valeriu Gheorghita said on Tuesday. "A total of 1,236,449 doses of Pfizer, Moderna and Astra Zeneca vaccine were received as of February 9, of which 981,610 were distributed.
Prime Minister Florin Citu will pay a working visit to Brussels on Wednesday and Thursday, during which he will have a series of meetings with senior EU officials, including the presidents of the European Council and the European Commission, Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen, respectively.
By decision of the National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) approved on Thursday, people arriving to Romania from countries/areas/territories with high epidemiological risk must present the certificate of a negative RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2, performed no more than 72 hours before the date of entry into the country.
In a phone conversation on Wednesday with his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa, Romania's Prime Minister Florin Citu discussed recent developments in the COVID-19 pandemic in the two countries and the development of bilateral economic ties. "Today, I had a telephone conversation with the Portuguese Prime Minister, Antonio Costa.