Geography of Romania

Castles, mansions, historical estates can attract innovation, tourism to Mures Valley

The castles, mansions and historical estates of Mures County have a great potential to become catalysts for innovation and tourism in the Mures Valley, but for this a common vision, regional co-operation, community involvement and political support is needed, says the National Heritage Institute (INP) as a conclusion of the debate under the INNOCASTLE Project organised in Mures County.

#PresidentialElections2019/Dancila: It is great joy to realize I created conditions for Romanians to return home

Social Democratic Party (PSD) candidate in the presidential elections, Viorica Dancila, stated on Thursday evening, in a speech to over 800 sympathizers in northwestern Baia Mare city, that it was a "great joy" for her to note, during the electoral campaign in Maramures, that there are conditions for Romanians to come back home and invest, creating new jobs.

Virgil-Daniel Popescu, picked for Minister of Economy, Energy, Business Environment and Tourism (bio)

On October 24, 2019, Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban unveiled the composition of the Cabinet that he will submit to the Parliament for a vote. Virgil-Daniel Popescu has been picked for the position of Minister of Economy, Energy, Business Environment and Tourism. He was born on April 25, 1968, in Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Mehedinti County.

Costel Alexe, picked for Environment, Waters and Forests Minister (bio)

Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban announced on 24 October 2019 the composition of the Cabinet he will submit to Parliament vote. Costel Alexe was picked for the office of Environment, Waters and Forests Minister. *** Costel Alexe was born on 20 August 1983 in Adjud, Vrancea County, according to https://pnl.ro.

Nechita-Adrian Oros, picked for Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (bio)

On October 24, 2019, Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban unveiled the composition of his cabinet to be submitted to Parliament for a vote. Adrian Oros was picked for the position of Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development. Nechita-Adrian Oros was born on July 9, 1965, in Gherla, Cluj County, according to www.cdep.ro.

Queen Mother Helen's coffin placed in Archdiocesan Cathedral of Curtea de Arges

The coffin with the remains of Queen Mother Helen was placed on Friday in the historical Archdiocesan and Royal Cathedral of Curtea de Arges. The funeral procession from Bucharest stopped in front of the new cathedral, where dozens of people were waiting, including local officials.

Mother Queen Helen's funeral procession left toward Curtea de Arges

Mother Queen Helen's funeral procession left on Friday from the Elisabeta Palace toward Curtea de Arges in the applause of those attending the event. Welcomed by dozens of persons, some of them holding tricolor flags, the funeral cortege arrived at the Elisabeta Palace around 12:00hrs.

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