Lucian Bode

President Iohannis emphasizes importance of prevention culture among population on Firefighters' Day

President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday that as Romania comes to face civilian emergencies, firefighters' missions will become increasingly difficult and stressed the importance of fostering a culture of prevention among the population.

PM Citu attends inauguration of Justice Palace in Ploiesti: 22 years, 28 ministers were needed to finish this project

Prime Minister Florin Citu stated on Wednesday, at the inauguration of the Palace of Justice in Ploiesti, that it took over 20 years and 28 ministers to complete the construction, and a situation like this can no longer be tolerated in Romania. "Finally this Palace of Justice is inaugurated. I also received the history of this building.

USR PLUS Co-Chair Dacian Ciolos: Premier Citu has huge integrity issues

Co-Chairman of the Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity, and Solidarity Party (USR PLUS) Dacian Ciolos considers that a Prime Minister who sacks the Justice Minister for not putting the seal of approval on a legislative project the Premier is pushing for and appoints an interim who approves the same project "under which his own party gets 10 billion euros" has "huge integrity issues".

Acting JusMin Lucian Bode: Dismantling Section for Judicial Crimes Investigation remains a priority of mine

Acting Justice Minister Lucian Bode said on Thursday that the dismantling of the Section for the Investigation of Judicial Crimes (SIIJ) remains a priority of his term, and the solution should be "a solid bill" that takes into account the recommendations of the Venice Commission. "Another priority of my term as interim is the abolition of the SIIJ.

Improving emergency response to feature prominently on European agenda

Romania's Interior Minister Lucian Bode said on Monday that situations such as the one that Greece faced this summer compelled state officials to make decisions immediately, and that improving emergency response is an item that will feature prominently on the European agenda.

IntMin Bode: First electronic identity cards to be issued in September

Minister of Internal Affairs Lucian Bode told a Monday's press conference that the first electronic identity cards will be handed to their holders in September. "On August 2, the pilot project was initiated, from which we expect to generate the necessary information to establish the program for the extension and generalization of the electronic identity card issuing.

IntMin Bode: Romania's participation in Greece mission strengthened friendship bonds between two states

The Minister of Internal Affairs, Lucian Bode, stated, on Monday, that the participation of Romania in the extinguishing of the fires in Greece, through the efforts of the firemen, strengthened even more the bonds of friendship between the two states.

IntMin: Mask, still compulsory after August 1; number of participants in private events might increase

Interior Minister Lucian bode told a press conference in Cernavoda on Monday that wearing a protective mask indoors would remain a compulsory measure even after August 1, and the increase in the number of participants in private events was considered as a relaxation measure. "Mask wearing indoors is a compulsory measure.

Border Police Head: 4,600 tonnes of waste, confiscated since year beginning

Border policemen have managed to confiscate since the beginning of the year over 4,600 tonnes of waste, as part of some operations carried out with the Environmental Guard - the Directorate of Customs, Border Police Inspectorate General (IGPF) Head, chief police quaestor Liviu Bute informed on Thursday. "We notice a significant increase in several specific indicators for the Border Police.

PM Florin Citu: Equal sums of money to be given to flood-hit people of Alba County

On Sunday, after meeting with the mayors of the communes from Alba County, the most affected by the recent floods, the Prime Minister Florin Citu declared that the people whose households were flooded will receive fixed amounts of money for reconstruction.