Thursday, June 21st 2018

Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă presented in the plenary of the Parliament the state of preparations for the presidency of the Council of the European Union

The state of preparations for Romania’s taking over the semestral presidency of the Council of the European Union in January 2019 and the main themes that our country will pursue in this context were presented yesterday in Parliament by Prime Minster Viorica Dancila. Romanian Prime Minister called for unity to make this mandate a success. Viorica Dancila said that the agenda aims to ensure a sustainable and equitable development for member countries through an increased level of cohesion, innovation and digitization and also stated the need to ensure the security of the external borders of the European Union. „Implementation of the Schengen evaluation mechanism, of the information systems developed at the level of the European Union and their interoperability will be particularly important topics on our agenda”, said Prime Minister Viorica Dancila. „We will try to explore new ways to address this issue, that is why the issue of managing in a coherent and unitary manner the migration flows will remain an important one”. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

A medicine that controls glycaemia more efficiently was launched on the Romanian market

Patients with type 2 diabetes will soon be able to benefit from a new revolutionary treatment. This is an injectable combination of two anti-diabetic drugs. The new treatment formula for adults with type 2 diabetes was launched yesterday on the Romanian market. The medicine is given once a day and with its help an effective control of both morning glycemia before meal and glycemia after a meal is obtained. In Romania, one in ten adults has diabetes, a disease that can lead to blindness, leg amputations and could shorten the life of the patient. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

Measures to stop workforce exodus and to reduce the unemployment rate

The Romanian government is changing its strategy and is considering a series of measures aimed at reducing unemployment rate and stopping workforce exodus. The Authorities want to reduce the number of socially -assisted persons and cut the money for those who have the power to work, but prefers not to. Instead, companies will be offered 500 euro per month for each unemployed or socially-assisted person which they hire. Through these measures, the authorities aim to reduce unemployment rate and to stop workforce exodus. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

Adrian Strugariu