Irinela Visan

Bucharest mayor hopeful Nicusor Dan thanks PNL leader, pledges support to business environment

Independent deputy Nicusor Dan, who is backed for Bucharest mayor by the Save Romania Union (USR), thanked Liberal leader Ludovic Orban for supporting his bid and announced that if he wins a term as mayor, he will support the business environment. "I thank Chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Ludovic Orban for supporting my candidacy for the City Hall.

IntMin Vela: Decision with six measures to combat coronavirus infections, adopted

Interim Interior Minister Marcel Vela said on Monday that the authorities adopted a decision approving the measures necessary to increase the intervention capacity in preventing and combating infections with the new coronavirus. During a press conference held at the ministry's headquarters, he also announced that there was a video conference attended by all emergency county committees.

USR leader Barna: President has valid solutions, but he prefers to have unicoloured PNL Cabinet

President Klaus Iohannis prefers to see the current Cabinet rule for a long time as an interim body, said the leader of Save Romania Union (USR), Dan Barna. "After the two-round elections, the early polls project also fails. And I say this after I have listened to the head of the state, who seems to be pleased with seeing the current Cabinet rule for a long time as an interim body.

PM-designate Orban, about hearings of proposed ministers: So much aggressiveness I've rarely seen

Prime Minister designate, Ludovic Orban, congratulated on Thursday, at the start of the Government sitting, all the Cabinet members for the way they faced the debates in the specialty committees and mentioned that a lot of Social Democrat (PSD) MPs "lowered the level of the hearings", and stated his belief that anyone who votes like the PSD "has a backdoor arrangement with the PSD".

PM designate Orban about subpoena of two prosecutors by SIIJ:All the more reason to dismantle Special Section

The subpoena of two prosecutors from the Superior Council of Magistrates (CSM) for hearings at Justice Crime Investigation Section (SIIJ) represents an additional reason for the dismantling of the SIIJ, Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban affirmed on Monday. "All the more reason to dismantle the Special Section.

As many as 170 bird species seen at Vacaresti Park; lesser black-backed gull, latest to be observed

As many as 170 species of birds have been observed so far in the Vacaresti Natural Park (PNV), with the lesser black-backed gull being the latest to be spotted there. "We have just reached 170 species of birds observed in the park.

Klaus Iohannis once again designates Ludovic Orban for Prime Minister

President Klaus Iohannis proposed the chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Ludovic Orban, once more for the position of Prime Minister. "After consulting all the parties and parliamentary formations, I designate Mr. Ludovic Orban for forming a new Government," announced President Iohannis, at the Cotroceni Palace.

Consultations for new PM designation at Cotroceni presidential Palace (round-up)

After consultations on Thursday with President Iohannis at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, national leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL), freshly dismissed PM Ludovic Orban announced having presented to Iohannis the PNL decision to support the requirements for early elections being met.

USR: Two-round mayoral elections forsaken for triggering early elections

After today's success of the censure motion, the Save Romania Union (USR) said that the two-round mayoral elections have been forsaken in order to trigger early elections. "Today's vote on the censure motion shows that our fears that the two-round election of mayors is being forsaken in order to trigger early elections were grounded.