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Contenders for PNL leadership wooing support for expectedly tight battle

The two contenders for leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL), sitting Chairman Ludovic Orban and Florin Citu, this Saturday made predictions about the result of the vote at the upcoming Congress that will elect the party's leadership, with Orban stating that the score will be tight and Citu - that he has entered the race to win and this will definitely happen.

Deputy PM Barna: Things look fine for us in terms of budget execution

Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna said on Monday that things look fine in terms of budget execution at the ministries managed by USR PLUS (Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity) Alliance, mentioning that the message Prime Minister Florin Citu sent is a natural one. "Things look fine.

Orban about public resource involvement in PNL campaign: If true, person deciding must go

The chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Ludovic Orban said, on Tuesday, in Ploiesti, referring to a possible involvement of public resources in the party's internal campaign, that if the information is true, then whoever made such a decision "must immediately leave Victoria Palace." "If that document is true, whoever drew that document up and especially the person deciding to use publ

PM Citu: Soon-to-be estimates show two-digit economic growth in Romania for 2021

Some estimates soon to be announced show an almost two-digit economic growth for 2021, Prime minister Florin Citu said Sunday at a reunion of the County Coordination Committee of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Cluj. "We are all here because we believe in liberalism and we believe that only through liberalism can we develop Romania.

Orban: The proposal for the new finance minister has to be made by PNL, discussed with PM

Bucharest, July 12 /Agerpres/ - National leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Ludovic Orban said on Monday that the proposal for the new finance minister has to belong to the party and discussed with the prime minister. "We did not talk about that, we will discuss this issue with Prime Minister Citu.

PSD's Serban urging PM Citu, European funds minister to urgently explain PNRR status

Bucharest, July 12 /Agerpres/ - The fierce battle inside the National Liberal Party (PNL) for the position of national chairman brings to light serious truths for Romania, said on Monday Chairman of the Transport and Infrastructure Committee of the Chamber of Deputies Ciprian Serban of the Social Democratic Party (PSD).

PNL head Orban: 3rd stage of National Local Development Plan - a must for Liberal Gov't

Chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL) and Chamber of Deputies Speaker Ludovic Orban told a local party meeting today in Ramnicu Valcea that a new National Local Development Plan (PNDL) is needed for achieving the basic infrastructure goals in local communities. "I consider a new National Local Development Plan - PNDL stage 3 - to be a necessity and a must for the Liberal government.

Romania’s Axing of Finance Minister Exposes Rift in Ruling Party

In a surprise move, Romania's Prime Minister, Florin Citu, on Thursday sacked the Minister of Finance, his fellow National Liberal Party member, Alexandru Nazare.

"We have delayed projects at the Ministry of Finance - important projects to attract European funds and to eliminate tax evasion," Citu said after the government meeting in which he fired Nazare.

PNL's Orban: For me democracy is fundamental; Citu's statements - a joke

The chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Ludovic Orban, stated, on Tuesday, regarding the statement made by Prime Minister Florin Citu regarding that the PNL has reached dictatorship, that this is "a joke" and emphasized that for him, democracy is fundamental. "It's a joke. For me, democracy is fundamental, both in society and in the party.