Heads of state
Sales at Artmark auction house in the first half of the year totaled 6.58 million euros, the highest-selling lot being the Rombac 1-11 presidential plane used by former state leaders Ion Iliescu and Traian Basescu, the auction house said in a release. In H1 2021 the total volume of Artmark auctions increased 7 percent from 6.16 million euros in the first half of 2020 to 6.58 million euros.
Traffic is restricted on Thursday, in the area of Charles de Gaulle Square in central Bucharest, after an American helicopter participating in a training flight for Aviation Day, landed in a roundabout. As a result of the incident, two cars and two lighting poles were damaged, according to the representatives of the Road Brigade.
French Ambassador in Bucharest Laurence Auer has dedicated Wednesday's celebration of her country's National Day - July 14 - to the medical staff involved in the fight against COVID-19 and vaccination efforts around the world.
President Klaus Iohannis had a telephone conversation with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Wednesday at the request of the Vietnamese official, announcing that Romania will donate 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam.
The Government will pass a memorandum on the "Educated Romania" project," a country project that we are bound to implement, Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Wednesday at a government sitting chaired by President Klaus Iohannis. "Today we will pass at the government meeting a memorandum on the 'Educated Romania' project.
President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that Romanian regulatory bodies need to harmonize their operating framework. "The year 2020 has been a difficult one from an economic point of view, with situations in which the prices of some essential products have reflected speculative, arbitrary behaviors and an insufficiently structured market in terms of competitive mechanisms and behaviors.
President Klaus Iohannis doesn't think that there is need for new restrictive measures in Romania, underscoring that anti-COVID vaccination is the solution for preventing a return of the pandemic. "Honestly, I don't think that we should impose restrictive measures right now, but we must continue with the vaccination.
The personality of Romania's King Ferdinand I and the fundamental role of the military in the Romanian society were honoured on Tuesday at an event hosted by the Military Technical Academy in Bucharest.
President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that the motion of no-confidence tabled by the opposition Social Democratic Party (PSD) will not survive a vote of Parliament. "I speak frequently with all politicians and I don't think the motion of no-confidence will succeed or the rumours that some who should not vote will vote. I do not believe it," he said.
President Klaus Iohannis sent today a message on the commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the Iasi anti-Jewish Pogrom (June 28 - 30, 1941). "These days we mark eight decades since one of the bloodiest pages in the history of Romania.