Prime Ministers of Romania

PM Orban to meet parliamentary party leaders to discuss early elections

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban meets on Tuesday at the Government House leaders of the parliamentary parties to discuss calling early elections. According to the Government's Press Office, Orban said Monday that the Liberals will take all necessary steps to reach early elections.

PNL lodges with Parliament list of new Orban Cabinet, updated gov't programme

A list of the new Orban government and an updated version of the government programme were submitted to Parliament on Monday. Doing the lodging was Ionel Danca of the National Liberal Party (PNL) who submitted the documents to the chairs of the two chambers of Parliament.

Consultations for new PM designation at Cotroceni presidential Palace (round-up)

After consultations on Thursday with President Iohannis at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, national leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL), freshly dismissed PM Ludovic Orban announced having presented to Iohannis the PNL decision to support the requirements for early elections being met.

BNR's Isarescu: Romania still imports too many agricultural products

Romania still imports too many agricultural products relative to what can be produced naturally in the country, which shows that the potential is not yet fully capitalized on, said Mugur Isarescu, the governor of the National Bank of Romania (BNR), in a message transmitted as governor but also a vine grower, at the Annual Conference of the Romanian Farmers Club, an event held on Thursday at the

Week in Review: Political Games and Economic Tricks

Reaching for the Solution

Ten months ahead of regularly timed Parliamentary elections, is Romania actually sliding towards an early election as quickly as June? The previous Social Democratic, PSD, government was toppled in October 2019. The new government of Ludovic Orban has just suffered a vote of no confidence of its own.

Dismissed PM Orban: All ordinances will have the necessary approvals to be published in the Official Journal

Dismissed Prime Minister Ludovic Orban responded to Victor Ponta's accusations regarding the necessary approvals for the adoption of the 25 emergency ordinances (OUG) passed in the last Government meeting, saying that all the respective normative acts will have the necessary approvals so they can be published in the Official Journal of Romania.

PM Orban shrugs off judgment by current parliamentary majority, predicts electoral victory

National chairman of the National Liberal Party Prime Minister Ludovic Orban told the Liberals on Sunday that this is a turbulent time, mentioning that he is rejecting the judgement passed on him by the current parliamentary majority and that he wants to win the next elections. "We are entering a turbulent time.

President Iohannis, quite skeptical about censure motion

President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday that he is quite skeptical about the Social Democratic Party (PSD) tabling of a censure motion against the Orban Government. "Statements are made in the heat of the moment, and everyone declares their acceptance or the other way around. To be honest, I'm quite skeptical about the statement about the motion," Iohannis said at Cotroceni Palace.

POST-REVOLUTION ROMANIA, 1990: 30 years since the recreation of the National Liberal Party

Founded on May 24, 1875 under the lead of Ion C. Bratianu (1875 - 1891), the National Liberal Party (PNL) is the oldest political party in Romania. In 1947 PNL stopped its activity as a result of the abolition of political pluralism by the communist regime.