The government led by Prime Minister Florin Citu was invested, on Wednesday, by Parliament. Voting "for" the list of ministers and the governing programme were 260 deputies and senators, while 186 voted "against". The vote was secret with urns and tokens and was granted for both the governing programme, as well as for the ministers' list.
The co-chair of the Alliance for the Union of Romanians (AUR), senator Claudiu Tarziu, stated, on Wednesday, in the joint plenum of the Parliament, that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) is "as guilty for the situation in the country today, as the PNL [National Liberal Party] Government, as the parties that make up the government arc," reason for which he asked the Social Democrats to "ease off
President Klaus Iohannis designated, on Tuesday, Florin Citu as a candidate for the position of Prime Minister. Florin Citu is the proposal for Prime Minister of the coalition formed by the National Liberal Party (PNL), the Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR PLUS), and the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR).
Rider Emanuel Gyenes will start on January 3rd for the eleventh time in the Dakar Rally, race that will take place in Saudi Arabia, with the objective of imposing himself again in the Malle Moto category (no technical assistance). "Certainly, in January, after winning the Dakar 2020 in Malle Moto, I didn't imagine such a different year will follow.
Dan Barna, co-chair of the Save Romania Union - Party of Unity, Liberty and Solidarity (USR PLUS), stated on Monday that the governing programme will represent "the result of a responsible compromise for Romania's future," in which the formations of the coalition tried to find areas of consensus.
The leaders of the National Liberal Party (PNL), the Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (PLUS) and the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) - Ludovic Orban, Dan Barna, Dacian Ciolos and Hunor Kelemen - signed, on Monday evening, the 2020-2024 governing agreement.
The restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus remain in force over Christmas and New Year's Eve, said, on Friday, President Klaus Iohannis. He visited the Cantacuzino National Institute for Medical-Military Research Development in Bucharest, the national center to receive and store the anti-COVID-19 vaccine doses.
The leaders of the National Liberal Party (PNL) and of the Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR-PLUS) have reached an agreement in view of forming a governing coalition, in which Florin Citu would become Prime Minister, said political sources, on Friday, for AGERPRES.
The average number of pensioners was 5.125 million persons in the third quarter of 2020, decreasing by 7,000 persons over the previous quarter, and the average number of pensioners from social state insurance has reached 4.675 million persons, according to data of the National Institute for Statistics (INS) sent on Friday to AGERPRES.
Interim Prime Minister, Nicolae Ciuca, stated on Thursday that the success of the anti-COVID-19 vaccination campaign will depend in a great measure on the way in which the authorities communicate. He stated, at the start of the Government sitting on Thursday, that on Wednesday he had activities in planning and conducting the anti-COVID-19 vaccination campaign.