Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu will pay a two-day official visit to Israel this week
Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu will pay a two-day official visit to Israel this week. He will be accompanied by several ministers. Mister Grindeanu will meet with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and will visit a number of historically and culturally important objectives for the State of Israel. The diplomatic relations between Romania and Israel were established on 11th of June 1948, shortly after the creation of the State of Israel. The structure of bilateral trade between the two countries shows now that Romania exports to Israel mainly vegetal products, followed by mineral products, machinery and equipments and imports mainly chemicals and pharmaceuticals products, machinery and equipments. In the economic field there is a Romania – Israel Chamber of Commerce and an Israel – Romania Business Council. Cultural and scientific relations are conducted on the basis of the existing cultural and scientific cooperation agreements between the governments of the two countries with application programs for three-year period. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)
Romanian Ambassador to the United States has presented the National Order For Merit in the rank of Grand Officer to Professor Keith Hitchins
Romanian Ambassador to the United States George Cristian Maior has presented on behalf of Romania’s President the National Order For Merit in the rank of Grand Officer to Professor Keith Hitchins of Illinois University for demonstrating in his works the historical legitimacy of the Romanian national cause and the real valences of the 1918 Greater Union. In a speech to the ceremony, Ambassador Maior reviewed professor Hitchins’ career that has spanned more than 40 years, who said that Romania is not just the main topic of his academic research, but also a country to which he had stayed connected ever since his first research trip there in 1960 – informs a press release. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)
Bacau is Romania’s next Capital of Youth
For one year, Bacau is Romania’s next Capital of Youth. Both the municipality and the Youth Federation in the city will organize hundreds of events during this period in which young people and their initiatives will be involved in areas such as education, culture, entrepreneurship, sport and health. The city has at its disposal 50,000 euros from sponsorship to develop the activities it has proposed. Bacau is the second city in Romania to be named Capital of Youth after Timisoara, which had this status in 2016, in a larger project, coordinated by National Youth Council of Romania.
The program aims to strength the relationship between youth organizations, public authorities and the private sector, according to the president of this forum, MIhai Dragos. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)