Daniel Florea

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to become available to people aged 12-17 on August 2

Head of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) Valeriu Gheorghita said on Tuesday that from August 2, in Romania, 12 to 17-year-olds will be able to be immunised against COVID-19 with the vaccine produced by Moderna, with appointments being available in the vaccination platform starting on August 1.

Easing of Covid restrictions as of Aug. 1, mask mandatory indoors, but also outdoors under certain circumstances

The National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) has approved a set of coronavirus easing measures applicable as of August 1 for the organization of shows, sports and private events, rallies, workshops, as well as in bars, clubs, discos and gaming halls. According to CNSU Decision No.

ForMin Aurescu reconfirms Romania's attachment to La Francophonie

Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu on Monday welcomed rector of the University Agency of la Francophonie (AUF) Slim Khalbous, at the ministry's headquarters, reconfirming Romania's attachment to the promotion of la Francophonie including by organising in Bucharest, September 21-24 in a hybrid format the 18th meeting of the General Assembly of AUF, amidst AUF's 60th anniversary this year.

PM Citu: Ministries not having spent required money to gurantee execution shall improve in next 6 months

Ministries that have not spent in the first semester the money they asked for must come up with solid arguments that the budget execution shall improve in the next 6 months, Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Monday. "As promised, the budget revision starts with an assessment of the budget execution for each ministry.

EduMin Cimpeanu: I asked funding for additional 6,000 resident doctors in budget revision

Education Minister Sorin Cimpeanu announced that he asked the Finance Ministry to allot funds in the budget revision to ensure funding for over 6,000 more resident doctors in the medical higher education system, registered this year in addition to the number of 2020, the total number in 2021 being 29,000.

Updated list of high epidemiological risk countries: UK, The Netherlands, Spain, Portugal - in red zone

On Thursday, the National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) updated the list of countries/territories depending on the cumulative incidence rate of COVID cases, in order to establish the need for a quarantine measure being enforced on the persons arriving to Romania from these countries, with UK, The Netherlands, Cyprus, Spain, Portugal being in the red zone.

PM Citu: We are preparing a development plan throughout 2028 to move to an economy with best-paying jobs

Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Thursday that the current government is preparing a development plan for Romania throughout 2028 to move the country to a model of economic development with best-paying jobs, for investment that brings high added value.

Citu: Average monthly pay has outgrown inflation in 2021

Prime Minister Florin Citu says that according to data with the National Institute of Statistics (INS) and the National Bank of Romania (BNR), the average monthly pay has increased "much faster" in 2021 than the inflation rate and, as a result, the purchasing power increased. "The average net monthly pay has increased much faster in 2021 than the inflation rate, very month.

Authorities will keep up efforts to convince citizens vaccination is solution for pandemic end

Prime Minister Florin Citu stated on Wednesday that the authorities will keep up "all efforts" to convince citizens that the solution to end the pandemic is vaccination, emphasizing that, on the other hand, it is the responsibility of each person in Romania to protect their own health and family through anti-COVID immunization.