Ludovic Orban

Bucharest mayor hopeful Nicusor Dan thanks PNL leader, pledges support to business environment

Independent deputy Nicusor Dan, who is backed for Bucharest mayor by the Save Romania Union (USR), thanked Liberal leader Ludovic Orban for supporting his bid and announced that if he wins a term as mayor, he will support the business environment. "I thank Chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Ludovic Orban for supporting my candidacy for the City Hall.

PNL supports candidacy of Nicusor Dan for Bucharest's mayor office

The National Liberal Party (PNL) supports the candidacy of Nicusor Dan for the position of general mayor of the Capital, in this year's elections. The announcement was made by PNL leader, Interim Prime Minister Ludovic Orban. "PNL has carried out a broad sociological research at the level of Bucharest and at the level of each district of the Capital.

PSD leader Ciolacu: It was normal for Orban to resign as interim PM

Interim PSD (Social Democratic Party) leader Marcel Ciolacu on Tuesday said it was normal for Ludovic Orban to resign as interim Prime Minister, since there existed a decision of the Constitutional Court in this regard and that, in his opinion, a government of specialists should be appointed until the next elections.

Iohannis meets Orban (sources)

President Klaus Iohannis met interim Prime Minister Ludovic Orban at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on Tuesday, according to official sources. On Monday, the Constitutional Court of Romania ruled that there is a legal conflict between the President and Parliament regarding the appointment of Ludovic Orban, the national leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL), as prime minister.

PM Orban: I believe CCR must judge based on constitutional texts, not on the basis of political statements

Acting Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said Monday night that the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) should judge based on the constitutional texts, considering that in his case the latter decided "on the basis of certain political statements". Orban told private TV broadcaster Digi 24 that the members of the CCR are conducting a "political analysis" in his case.

Court rules nominating prime minister candidate must secure parliamentary majority for new gov't

The Constitutional Court on Monday found, in accordance with its Decision No.80/2014, that the nomination of the candidate for the position of prime minister must aim to ensure the coalescing of a parliamentary majority in order to form a new government.

Parliament meeting for investiture of Orban Gov't II couldn't be held due to lack of quorum

Parliament's meeting for the investiture of the Orban Government II was closed on Monday by Speaker of the Deputies' Chamber Marcel Ciolacu, the Social Democratic Party (PSD) interim Chairman, who announced that there was no quorum to carry out the works. The Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies announced that out of 456 MPs, only 188 registered their presence.

CCR finds legal conflict in Ludovic Orban being appointed prime minister

The Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) ruled on Monday that there is a legal conflict between President Klaus Iohannis and Parliament regarding the appointment of National Liberal Party (PNL) leader Ludovic Orban as prime minister, CCR officials told AGERPRES on Monday.   According to the sources, Iohannis has to make a new nomination for the position of prime minister.

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