Parliament of India

Senate extraordinary plenary session informed about Treasury loans for local authorities

The Senate convened today in an extraordinary plenary session to be informed about the Government's Emergency Ordinance approving Treasury loans for the local authorities. The Social Democratic Party (PSD) and Alliance for the Unity of Romanians parliamentary groups did not vote, the meeting secretary said. The Senate is the first Chamber to be notified about the regulatory act.

PSD's Rafila: Emergency ordinance transferring hospital beds to lead to lower financing of public hospitals

PSD MP Alexandru Rafila said on Friday that the emergency ordinance transferring a number of hospital beds from the public to the private system will have the effect of reducing funding for public hospitals, but also the establishment of a co-payment that many cannot afford.

PM Citu: Emergency Ordinance on freezing of pension point for 2021, adopted by Government

The Government approved the emergency ordinance on reducing structural expenditures, which provides, among other things, for maintaining the value of the pension point at 1,442 lei in 2021 and eliminating the 30 percent COVID bonus granted to Prefecture staff, Prime Minister Florin Citu announced, on Thursday.

PM Citu: Salaries and bonuses in the public sector to stay at the December 20 level

 Prime Minister Florin Citu on Wednesday said that the salaries and bonuses of the central and local public administration staff, including of those holding public offices, will remain at the level of December 2020 next year. "Related to the ordinance initiated by the Ministry of Public Finance, this ordinance ensures a budget saving of almost 17.6 billion lei for 2021.

EconMin Popescu: Government approves emergency ordinance to support large energy consumers

The government approved an emergency ordinance on Thursday to support large energy consumers, this being an amendment to the ordinance that allowed the support of 15 branches of industry, said on Thursday the Minister of Economy, Energy and Business Environment, Virgil Popescu, at the end of the government meeting.

PM Orban: There will be limitations of citizens' movement during the day

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban has announced on Tuesday that, this evening, the Interior Minister will present a military ordinance with restrictions on movement during the day, with people still being allowed to go to work or go out to purchase the necessary goods or for medical reasons.

Greece explores ways to boost tourism from India

The Greek and Indian ministers of tourism have agreed to strengthen air connections between the two countries as well as increase cooperation in tourism-orientated investments.

The meeting between Haris Theocharis and Prahlad Singh Patel took place during the Greek minister's visit to India for the Outbound Travel Market international fair.

Gov't to approve in Wednesday's meeting amendments to OUG 114 and state budget draft (sources)

The Government is going to approve in the meeting on Wednesday next year's state budget draft law and the draft law for the amendment of Government Emergency Ordinance (OUG) 114, governmental sources told AGERPRES. The draft law of the state budget for 2020 and the draft law of the state insurance budget for 2020 are on public debate on the Public Finance Ministry's (MFP) website.

Gov't to amend several ordinances, aimed at reducing costs of Romanians' loans, road transport (PM Dancila)

The Government will approve, on Friday, the amendment of the emergency ordinances (OUG) 114/2018, 50/2010 and 52/2016, announced Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, stating ranging among the objectives are the decrease of the loan cost for Romanians and increasing the number of Romanian companies that will receive favorable loans from banks.

FinMin Teodorovici says amendments to Ordinance 114 based on BNR's data, endorsed by BNR

The latest amendments to the Ordinance 114 are based largely on the data submitted by the National Bank of Romania (BNR), an institution that has greenlighted the document in its current form, Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici said Thursday after a meeting of the Economic and Social Council (CES). "I can tell you clearly that today, ROBOR is at over 3pct, 3.23pct the 3M ROBOR.

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