President Klaus Iohannis laid a wreath on Wednesday morning in front of Colectiv Club, in the memory of the tragedy which occurred four years ago. On this occasion, the head of state lit a candle and kept a moment of silence before the improvised altar in front of the club in the memory of the victims of the fire which took place on 30 October 2015.
Romanian Senators have decided with 102 votes in favour and only 30 against to lift the immunity of MP Gabriel Oprea, the former interior minister, so he can face a criminal inquiry over his use of motorcades.
While denying wrongdoing, Oprea himself voted in favour of lifting his own immunity from prosecution.
The number of victims affected by the explosion and fire, which engulfed a nightclub in the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Friday, has risen.
According to the latest reports, the fire claimed the lives of 27 people, another 184 were transported to hospital for treatment, while 146 remain admitted for further treatment, AGERPRES news agency informs.
Romanian Interior Minister Gabriel Oprea on Monday said he was unaware that the policeman had been killed while accompanying his motorcade and insisted that he had not broken any law.
The police officer was fatally injured last Tuesday evening when he rode over a pothole while he was riding with Oprea's motorcade.