The Casino in Constanţa Will Be Reopen to the Public in Two Years’ Time
The Casino in Constanţa will be reopen to the public in two years’ time, according to the minister of public constructions, Ion Ştefan, who attended the signing of the contract for “The Consolidation and Restoration of the Casino”. The value of the contract is higher than 56 million lei and it is meant to take 30 months to accomplish. Decebal Făgădău, the mayor of Constanţa, talked about what its purpose will be, after the restoration. “At the ground floor there will be a permanent exhibition – “The History of the Casino in Constanţa”, an exhibition that will actually host public events: Council meetings, book launches, conferences, artistic events. And it will be the same for almost all the halls. It will be a point of public alimentation and, of course, it will be open to the public.” He also mentioned that, after the rehabilitation, the casino will also host marriage officiating.
A New Border-Crossing Point Has Been Opened Between Serbia and Romania
A new border-crossing point has been opened today, between Romania and Serbia. It is the Moldova Nouă- Golubăţ point that, according to authorities, will considerably the waiting time to cross the border with Serbia. In order to insure the good functioning of the crossing point, by the order of the interior minister Ion Marcel Vela, 37 policemen have been sent to Moldova Nouă to secure the transit to Serbia. The crossing has been inaugurated with a first crossing of the ferry between Moldova Nouă and Golubăţ. The ferry actually represents the materialization of a cooperation project between Romania and Serbia, financed through the IPA cooperation program.
Resolution of the European Parliament Referring to the Romanian Revolution in ‘89
Yesterday, the European Parliament has adopted, with a large majority, a resolution that commemorates and praises the victims of the Romanian revolution in December 1989 and their families. The resolution stresses that their sacrifice made Romania’s transition to democracy, state of law, market economy and the ulterior integration of Romania in the North-Atlantic Alliance and the European Union possible. Also, the European Parliament asked the Romanian state to intensify its efforts to find the truth about the events that took place 30 years ago. The Institutions of the European Union and of its member states are asked to make all the efforts so that the crimes of the communist regimes will never be forgotten or repeated.
Alexandra Ionita, RADOR