Prime Minister Florin Citu said, asked if the coalition could be broken due to the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania's (UDMR) refusal to accept the solution coming from the Government regarding the Section for the Investigation of Justice Crimes (SIIJ), that the solution must be found in Parliament. "These things must be discussed now and the solution must be found in Romania's Parliament.
Prime Minister Florin Citu argued on Monday, at the beginning of the General Assembly of the Association of Romanian Municipalities, in favour of a spending reform at the level of territorial administrative units (UAT), mentioning that in half of the cases own revenues or even total revenues are lower than wage costs.
The Government approved a decision to extend the state of alert, Prime Minister Florin Citu announced on Thursday. "In today's Government meeting, we also approved the Government's decision to extend the state of alert," the prime minister said at Victoria Palace.
The National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) adopted at its meeting today the decision proposing a 30-day extension of the nationwide state of alert starting with July 12, as well as the prevention and control measures applicable in the current epidemiological context.
Prime Minister Florin Citu invokes the European Commission's estimates according to which Romania is expected to record a 7.4 percent economic growth this year, adding that the private sector has responded positively to the measures implemented. "We promised, we accomplished! The European Commission forecasts an economic growth of 7.4 percent in 2021 for Romania.
A living statue dressed in golden clothes and depicting Prime Minister Florin Citu was unveiled in Bucharest on Wednesday in Victoriei Square as part of a protest action staged by Greenpeace Romania amidst Romania's governmental coalition discussing how to manage placing the Rosia Montana site on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) has reported that in the last 24 hours, 20,527 doses of vaccine were administered, of which 13,490 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, 656 of the Moderna vaccine, 428 of the AstraZeneca vaccine and 5,953 of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, according to data provided on Friday by the National Public Health Institute (INSP) on the
Two burn victims in the explosion at Petromidia Refinery on Friday will be transferred from the Constanta County Emergency Clinical Hospital to the Bucharest Emergency Clinical Hospital (Floreasca), according to Health Minister Ioana Mihaila.
Prime Minister Florin Citu points out that Romania is still on the human trafficking watch list, in a report released by the US State Department, adding that "an integrated effort" of all institutions is needed to combat this problem. "The US State Department launched yesterday the 2021 Trafficking in Persons Report.
Over 50% of Romanians believe that they have been exposed over the last months to fake news or misinformation, and 52.6% consider that TV channels are the information channels most exposed to misinformation and the spread of fake news, according to a survey conducted by INSCOP.