Visit of Prime Minister Victor Ponta in Kiev
Prime Minister Victor Ponta will go to Kiev today, where he will attend trilateral meeting Romania – Ukraine – Republic of Moldova. Alongside the Moldovan Prime Minister, Iurie Leanca, Victor Ponta will meet with his Ukrainian counterpart, Arseny Yatsenyuk and President Petro Porosenko. Romania has an important message for the two neighbouring countries, as Romanian Prime Minister said yesterday. „It will be a first of its kind Ukraine-Moldova-Romania meeting and I want to affirm, once again, the role that Romania should play, as a member state of the European Union, a NATO country and a stable country in the region, a country that supports in a real and tangible manner Moldova’s efforts, Ukraine’s efforts for democratic development and European integration”.
(RADIO ROMANIA reports)
The Mayor of Bucharest, Sorin Oprescu, attended a meeting organized by the Italian Presidency of the EU
Mayors of the capitals of the 28 member states gathered in Rome, for a meeting organized by the Italian Presidency of the European Union. As the General Mayor of Bucharest, Sorin Oprescu, said, the participants discussed about cooperation in various fields at European level and the cooperation between the capitals of Romania and Italy. „The discussions were about European agenda in Europe”, said Mister Oprescu, „mainly, transport, the safety of the people on the street, civilized areas and urban areas, where citizens can spend their free time, precisely for cities to earn extra civilization”. He also said that the participants talked about social protection, social housing, „because we all face the same problems, only that the dimensions are different, depending on the size of capitals”. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)
Bucharest Forum 2014
Starting today, political leaders and important personalities from the business world meet in the Romanian capital to take part at Bucharest Forum 2014, organized by the Aspen Institute Romania. The theme of this year’s meeting concerns the ways in which Romania can become a gateway to Europe for trade and investment in Asia, according to a press release. At the event, whose guest of honor is Richard Quest, a CNN journalist, will be present Prime Minister Victor Ponta and President of Aspen Romania, Mircea Geoana, as well as representatives of some international institutions in the United States, France, Spain, China, India, Georgia and Turkmenistan. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)