Nicolae-Ionel Ciuca

Dignitaries participate in ceremonies occasioned by the Union of Romanian Principalities Day

The presidents of the two Chambers of Parliament, Anca Dragu and Ludovic Orban, participate, on Sunday, in the events held on the occasion of the 162nd anniversary of the Union of the Romanian Principalities. Ludovic Orban will attend events organized in Focsani, which will start around 12.45 pm.

Burn patient flown to Munich aboard C-27J Spartan aircraft

A C-27J Spartan aircraft of the Romanian Air Force configured for medical missions is conducting a humanitarian mission on Sunday on the route Otopeni - Iasi - Munich, to carry a burn patient in an emergency regime, the National Defence Ministry (MApN) informed in a press release sent to AGERPRES.

Romania’s Liberals Want Finance Minister to Head New Govt

The ruling centre-right National Liberal Party, PNL, went to the polls with its leader and then-prime minister, Ludovic Orban, as their choice to head the new government. 

But the PNL's unexpected defeat on Sunday at the hands of the opposition Social Democratic Party, PSD, which won 29 per cent of the votes, 4 more per cent than the PNL, left Orban in a precarious position. 

Romanian Defence Minister Named Interim Premier after PM Resigns

Romania's Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca was named interim prime minister on Monday evening after Ludovic Orban resigned over his ruling centre-right National Liberal Party, PNL's poor showing in Sunday's parliamentary election.

The PNL was widely considered the front-runner at the polls, but was defeated by the opposition Social Democratic Party, PSD.

Defense Minister Nicolae Ciuca appointed caretaker Prime Minister

President Klaus Iohannis signed today the decree acknowledging Ludovic Orban's resignation as Prime Minister and the one appointing Defense Minister Nicolae Ciuca as caretaker Prime Minister. "The President of Romania, Mr. Klaus Iohannis, took note of the resignation of Mr. Ludovic Orban from the position of Prime Minister of Romania.

MApN: First batch of OROSTIM-HV immunomodulatory product, launched by Cantacuzino Institute

The Cantacuzino Institute is launching the OROSTIM-HV immunomodulatory product, which will be available for purchase starting December 2, at the retail point of the Institute on Splaiul Independentei 103, the National Defence Ministry (MApN) informs.