Wednesday, March 8 2017

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu will attend the meeting of the Party of European Socialists, in Brussels

Romanian Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu will pay a visit to Brussels, where he will attend the meeting of the Party of European Socialists (PES), organized before a meeting of the European Council, where scenarios to relaunch the European Union after Great Britain will leave the European Union will be analyzed. According to a Government press release, Romanian Prime Minister will have a series of meetings with officials from member states, including Prime Ministers of Sweden and Czech Republic and Austrian Chancellor. Sorin Grindeanu would tell European colleagues that Romania does not agree with the idea of a multi-speed Europe. The same point of view was expressed yesterday by President Klaus Iohannis, who will represent Romania at the European Council which starts tomorrow. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

Romania participates in International Tourism Fair in Berlin

Starting today, Romania participates in the largest tourism fair in the world with 40 agencies together with representatives of local authorities.
International Tourism Fair in Berlin is open until March 12 and more than 400 speakers will take part in this year debates. Tourist safety and security issues will be topics intensely debated and expected. Romanian officials had a first meeting with the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai. Tourism Minister Mircea Dobra stressed that among the objectives our country wants to promote internationally are the founding of offices to promote tourism abroad, including one in Madrid and Romania’s entry into the governing structures of the World Tourism Organization. International Tourism Fair in Berlin opens today and according to organizers over 200,000 visitors from over 180 countries are expected until Sunday. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

March 8 – International Women’s Day

Women around the world are celebrated today. The idea of an International Women’s Day appeared in the early twentieth century after an organization sponsored a meeting on women’s rights, in New York. Currently, on March 8 various events celebrate worldwide social, political and cultural achievements of women. A reunion with the general theme „Women’s economic empowerment: Let’s act together!’ begins today at the European Parliament. In Romania, several organizations and institutions in the country organize debates, round tables, exhibitions, concerts, book launches and events in which woman is in the forefront. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

Adrian Strugariu