Government of Romania
The actions of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) in the Romanian Parliament are economic terrorism and the party is seeking votes by collapsing the economy following the increase of budgetary spending with no financing source, the Finance Minister, Florin Citu, believes. "The PSD's actions in the Romanian Parliament represent economic terrorism. There is no doubt here.
All the measures in the period of the novel coronavirus pandemic, although restrictive, were correct and were taken to protect the health of the population, said, on Tuesday, the Minister of Internal Affairs, Marcel Vela, at the debate of the simple motion against him submitted to the Senate.
The Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday cleared the Government's bill on the measures foreseen during the alert state, including that Parliament is required to approve the state of alert if it is established in at least half the country. The bill passed by 267 'for" votes, 26 'against' and 5 abstentions.
A bill initiated by the government on measures to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in a state of alert will be debated and voted on today by the Chamber of Deputies. The bill will be considered by the specialist committees, which will issue a report that will be submitted to the Chamber at today's meeting for a plenary vote.
President Klaus Iohannis will have a meeting with the Government members at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on Tuesday regarding the management measures of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The interim chair of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Marcel Ciolacu, stated on Tuesday that the MPs of the party he runs will submit two simple motions, one in the Senate, one in the Chamber of Deputies, against the Finance and the Agriculture ministers. "We decided to ask the Agriculture Minister to answer publicly to a few questions.
Parliament has adopted on Thursday President Klaus Iohannis' decree on the establishment of the state of emergency on Romania's territory for a 30-day period. Chamber of Deputies Speaker Marcel Ciolacu announced that the decision to approve the measure adopted by Romania's President on the establishment of the state of emergency on the entire territory of Romania was unanimously approved.
Parliament gathers at 12,00hrs on Thursday in a joint online session, devoted to the President Klaus Iohannis' request on the approval of the state of emergency on Romania's territory, established under decree no 195/2020.
Parliament will meet in joint session on Thursday, at 16:00 hrs, for the investiture of the Government of Prime Minister designate Florin Citu. According to the joint rules of the Chamber of Deputies and Senate, in order for the session in which the investiture of the government will be voted on to take place, the presence of 233 MPs is necessary.