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TASS: Moldova strongly rejects NATO, president says

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Moldova is determined to maintain neutrality and strongly rejects the idea of joining NATO, Moldovan President Igor Dodon said at a meeting with Speaker of Russia’s State Duma (lower house of parliament), Vyacheslav Volodin, on Wednesday, TASS .com reports. „There are three or four things, which cannot be a matter of negotiations, namely, our nationhood, that is, Moldova’s preservation and preventing its unification with any ...

New ambassadors to Romania were welcomed at the Cotroceni Palace

Thursday, May 11, 2017

 President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday welcomed incoming ambassadors to Romania Maria Eugenia Echeverria Herrera of Peru, Marco Giungi of Italy, Gilbert Largaton Ouattara of Ivory Coast and Ker Vicseth of Cambodia to receive their letters of credence, at the Cotroceni Presidential ...

Pope Francis invited to visit the town of Blaj în 2018

Thursday, May 11, 2017


Pope Francis has been invited to visit the town of Blaj, the centre of Greek Catholicism in Romania, on an official invitation extended by Greek-Catholic Cardinal Lucian. "There is an invitation extended by His Beatitude Cardinal Lucian, so an ...

World Bank appointed Ms. Tatiana Proskuryakova as the new Country Manager for Romania and Hungary

Thursday, May 11, 2017


The World Bank has appointed Ms. Tatiana Proskuryakova as the new Country Manager for Romania and Hungary, a press release sent the WB office to ACTMedia informs. She will replace Ms. Elisabetta Capannelli, who has been the World Bank Country Manager since May 2013, and will be moving to Zagreb. Mrs. Proskuryakova, a US and Russian national, will take up her post in Bucharest on July 24, 2017. She has been the World Bank’s Country Manager in ...

EBRD: Romanian economy is expected to register a 4 pct advance în 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017


The Romanian economy is expected to register a 4 pct advance this year, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development estimated on Wednesday. In November 2016, the EBRD was forecasting a 3.7 pct ...

Euro trades at 4.5481 lei on Wednesday

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The exchange rate of the national leu currency resulting from the quotations announced on Wednesday by the banks authorized to operate on the currency market is as follows: CURRENCY SYMBOL ...

In  Q1 of  2017,  the  exports  and  imports  increased  by  11.5%  and  by  12.4%,  respectively

Thursday, May 11, 2017

In  the  first  quarter  of  2017,  the  FOB  exports  amounted  to  15460.5 million  euro  and  the  CIF  imports amounted to 17778.0 million euro. In  the  first quarter of 2017,  ...

Natural increase in population was again negative in March

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The natural increase in population was again negative in March this year, the deaths exceeding live births by 7,420 people, according to data released on Wednesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS). In March 2017, the birth of ...

 PRIA Healthcare conference on 11 May 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017


Commerce and Industry of Romania, Ioan Cuza Hall starting with 9:00 a.m., event during which topical issues will be discussed, issues of interest for the health system in Romania, together with all those involved – authorities, specialists, the pharma industry, the industry of devices and medical equipment, distributors, patients, representatives of state-run and private hospitals and mass-media representatives. The Romanian sanitary system will ...

Jean Claude-Juncker starts a visit to Bucharest this Thursday

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The president of the European Commission (EC), Jean Claude-Juncker, will visit Romania on May 11, according to an announcement of the executive arm of the European Union (UE). Juncker has scheduled meetings with president Klaus Iohannis and PM Sorin Grindeanu. He will also hold a speech in Parliament on Europe’s future. On Thursday afternoon, Juncker will be joined by regional policy commissioner Corina Cretu in a debate ...

PM Grindeanu în Vienna: Romania, undoubtedly one of most profitable markets for Austria

Wednesday, May 10, 2017


Romania is undoubtedly one of the most profitable markets for Austria, Romania's Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu said Tuesday on a visit to Vienna. "Romania is important to Austria, and Austria is important to Romania. (...) Austria is the second largest investor in Romania, which is highly important as far as we are concerned. (...) Romania is also one of ...

PM Grindeanu invited at a roundtable organised by the Austrian Economic Chamber în Vienna

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu participated in Vienna on Tuesday in a roundtable organised by the Austrian Economic Chamber, having as guests representatives of the biggest Austrian investors in Romania. According to a Government release, the PM underscored that Austria is important to Romania, as it is the second foreign investor in the country. "We are one of the most profitable markets for Austria in this region of Europe. The fact that ...

Iohannis: Authentic democracy cannot function without strong Parliament

Wednesday, May 10, 2017


A genuine democracy cannot function without a strong legislative body and a modern Romania cannot develop without a coherent legislative framework," president Klaus Iohannis stated on Tuesday, in the speech held in Parliament's plenary sitting. The Head of the State added that parliamentarians have a responsibility to restore confidence in the Legislature and asked them not to consider just a temporary electoral gain when they propose ...

 Parliament approved the establishment of NATO's Bucharest Counter-intelligence Detachment

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

 Parliament's plenary sitting on Tuesday unanimously approved the request of President Klaus Iohannis for the establishment on Romania's territory, of NATO's Bucharest Counter-intelligence Detachment. "The Detachment's establishment and its deployment to our country's territory are part of the allied effort to implement in this area measures to increase the capacity to respond to the challenges of the international security environment and constitute an ...

DefMin Les met a delegation of the Iraqi Parliament

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Romania's National Defence Minister Gabriel Les on Tuesday had a meeting at the National Defence Ministry (MApN) headquarters with a delegation of the Iraqi Parliament to discuss priority aspects of the bilateral defence cooperation and Romania's contribution to training the Iraqi security forces within the Counter-ISIL International Coalition. The Iraqi delegation was headed by Speaker Saleem Abdullah Al-Jubouri. According to a MApN release, ...

Romanian air force contracts for F-16 simulator system

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Lockheed Martin has secured a contract to deliver comprehensive simulator systems based on the F-16 fighter jet to the Romanian air force, the company announced on Monda, upi.com informs. The systems combine full combat tactics and mission training scenarios, while providing for networking to allow pilots to train together virtually. "Our solution builds on our proven training system with hardware ...

Deputies adopted to revise the Constitution as regards the definition of the family

Wednesday, May 10, 2017


The Chamber of Deputies' plenum adopted on Tuesday by a vote of 232 to 22 and 13 abstentions the citizen initiative to revise the Constitution as regards the definition of the family. According to the citizen initiative for the revision of the Constitution, "the family is based on the freely-consented marriage between a man and a woman, on their equality, and on the parents' right and obligation to make sure that the children are properly raised, educated and ...

European Commissioner Cretu: European Union budget to decline 12-15pct after Brexit

Wednesday, May 10, 2017


The UK is providing about 12 to 15 percent of the European Union budget that will no longer be available after it leaves the EU, so Romania should make the best of the European funds at its disposal throughout 2020, European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu told a conference on Tuesday in Bucharest organised by the Intact Media group and Romania's Chamber of Commerce and Industry. "I want to be very candid and tell you that never before in ...

Euro trades at 4.5507 lei on Tuesday

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The exchange rate of the national leu currency resulting from the quotations announced on Tuesday by the banks authorized to operate on the currency market is as ...

EC favourably approves temporary suspension of vaccine export

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The European Commission approved, in emergency procedure, the decision to suspend temporarily exports of combined vaccine that protects against measles, mumps and rubella. According to a press release of the Health Ministry issued on Tuesday, the EC decision came following minister Florian Bodog’s ...

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