Thursday, March 9th

Romanian Economy Minister has met a delegation by the International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will work with Romania’s Ministry of Economy on three major areas in Bucharest. The two institutions have established combined working groups, on the individual insolvency, the Sovereign Development Fund and restructuring the companies from the Economy Ministry;s portfolio. Minister Mihai Tudose has met a delegation by the IMF, led by Reza Baqir, in BUcharest, on Thursday. According to a statement by the Ministry of Economy, IMF representatives have appreciated that the principles on which the Sovereign Fund is built are based on a professional management, great transparency of activities and a selection of priority projects.

Romanian Prime Minister takes part in the summit of European Socialist Party, in Brussels

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu has advocated, in Brussels, for the need to revamp the European project around the idea of unity of values and principles that lay at the European Union’s foundations. The head of the Government in Bucharest has explained that policies on cohesion funds and the Common Agriculture Policy are important for Romania. The Romanian Prime Minister has met the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini, the President of European Socialists Sergei Stanishev, the European Commissioner Pierre Moskovici, the leader of Socialists’ Group in the European Parliament Gianni Pittella, as well as Prime Ministers of Greece and Portugal. Mr. Grindeanu is in Brussels in order to take part at the European Socialist Party summit.

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu has met Austria’s Chancellor, Christian Kern

The Romanian Prime Minister, Sorin Grindeanu, has had a bilateral meeting with the Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, on Thursday, in Brussels. The Romanian Minister for European Affairs, Ana Birchal, also took part in the meeting. The current situation in Romania and the economic, social and cultural cooperation between Romania and Austria were on the agenda. Also, Prime Minister Grindeanu is set to make a visit to Vienna, for a deep discussion on the future of the European Union. During the meeting with his Austrian counterpart, Prime Minister Grindeanu has spoken about the priorities of his government, as far as the economic and social policy is concerned. A tight cooperation in European affairs was agreed for the year 2019, when Romania will take over the EU’s rotating presidency from Austria.

Mădălina Brotăcel – Agenţia de presă RADOR