PM Grindeanu to visit Italy after Romanian workers’ exploitation scandal
Romanian prime minister Sorin Grindeanu will make a working visit to Italy between 15-17 March, together with representatives of the Interior Ministry and of the Ministry for Romanians Everywhere, business-review.eu reports.
The visit comes after revelations that Romanian citizen who work at farms in Italian provinces of Sicily and Calabria are being exploited by their employers.
“Prime minister Sorin Grindeanu follows with concern the situation of Romanians in Italy and expects with interest the report of the Government representatives sent on the site,” a Government statement reads.
The PM will be accompanied on his visit by Minister for Romanians Everywhere Andreea Pastarnac and a representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
The members of the delegation will meet with local officials as well as representatives of organizations of Romanians working in Italy, as well as with those of NGOs involved in defending the rights of foreign workers.