Romania

PM Orban: We want an administration that is increasingly less under political influence

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said today that, just like President Klaus Iohannis, he wants an administration that is under as little as possible political influence. "I share the President's clear-cut stance on administration. We want an administration where the political factor has increasingly less influence.

PM Orban in call with Chancellor Merkel underlines Romania's interest in deepening Romanian-German cooperation

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban had a video conference talk with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday, during which he underlined Romania's major interest in deepening Romanian-German cooperation, especially on the economic dimension, informs a Government press release.

MApN: Ceremony of December 1 in restricted format at Triumphal Arch, without public participation

Approximately 150 servicemen from the Ministry of National Defense (MApN) will participate, on Tuesday, December 1, starting with 11:00 hrs, in the official ceremony in restricted format, organized on the occasion of Romania's National Day in the Triumphal Arch Square in Bucharest.

PM Orban: Gov't committed to make full use of EU financial package made available to Romania for development

The government is committed to make full use of the EU financial package made available to Romania in the coming years for its development, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Thursday at the launch for public consultation of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan. "We are about to enter the most prolific period since our accession to the European Union.

Iohannis: It is important that discussions on National Recovery and Resilience Plan go beyond paradigm of electoral populism

President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday that the most appropriate measures and policies for Romania's economic recovery and development must be prepared in the current context, and stressed that discussions on the National Recovery and Resilience Plan must go beyond the paradigm of electoral populism and the promotion of particular interests.

Romania to receive within short first 3 bln euro instalment under SURE financial support instrument

Romania will receive in the coming days a first instalment of 3 billion euros under the European Commission's SURE loan program, Finance Minister Florin Citu announced on his Facebook page. The total loan requested by the Romanian side is 4.1 billion euros, and the money will be used to finance the deficit caused by measures such as furlough or the flexible work schedule, the FinMin states.

Tireless Advocate of Humanity Retires as Romanian Jewish Head

This doctor of economy who a year after the fall of communism became vice president of Romania's Chamber of Commerce started representing his community in 2004, when he was elected to parliament as one of the 17 MPs representing the country's national minorities. A year later he was also chosen as head of the FCER.

Iohannis: The COVID-19 pandemic challenges us; responsibility gets us out of this difficult ordeal

On Wednesday, President Klaus Iohannis sent a message to the 4th Congress of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Romania (FCER-CM) underscoring that the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged society like never before, and the way out of this ordeal will be citizens and officials acting responsibly.

Heavy trucks queue at border between Romania and Bulgaria, Giurgiu-Ruse crossing point

TIR trucks waiting to leave Romania via the Giurgiu-Ruse border crossing point, between Romania and Bulgaria, on Tuesday night to Wednesday formed queues of about eight kilometres on the first lane of National Road (DN) 5 Bucharest-Giurgiu and had to wait 100 minutes at the border control on their way out of Romania. Towards morning, the waiting time was reduced to 60 minutes.

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