EBRD President visits Bucharest


Sir Suma Chakrabarti, the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, is visiting Romania on 17-18 June for talks with senior officials, business partners and civil society, a press release informs. In Bucharest President Chakrabarti discussions include meeting with Romanian President Traian Basescu, Prime Minister Victor Ponta, Minister of Finance Daniel Chitoiu, Minister for European Funds Eugen Teodorovici and National Bank Governor Mugur Isarescu. He is also meeting senior officials from Romania’s industrial and financial sectors and with representatives of civil society. In addition President Chakrabarti will deliver a speech at the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies. Speaking ahead of his visit, President Chakrabarti said: “The EBRD is a strong and reliable partner for Romania.”