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Petru Lificiu receives the 2011 Romanian Book Award

Former Environment Minister, now vice-president of the RomanianEnergy Regulatory Authority (ANRE) Petru Lificiu received yesterdaythe 2011 Romanian Book Award for launching the English-languageversion of his book ‘The Natural Patrimony of Romania,’ in a gala hostedby the National Museum of Geology.

“The Natural Patrimony of Romania is the first work that makes a completeand exhaustive inventory of the riches of the Romanian naturalpatrimony,” Lificiu said yesterday, at the launching event. According tothe author, the book provides in-depth information and details most usefulin the process of drafting a national Environment strategy. In theprocess of documenting and writing the book, Lificiu was supported bythe Romanian Forum of Ecologists. According to the author, the bookcontains scientifically certified information about protected naturalareas, natural parks, biosphere reservations, sites belonging to the universalnatural patrimony, geological and paleontological natural reserves,speleological reserves and tourism. The awarding ceremony was attendedby local personalities and foreign diplomats accredited to Bucharest,such as the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates, Yacub Yousef AlHosani, the Ambassador of Macedonia, Ljupco Arsovski, the head of theInstitute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation, Prof.Dr. Anton Caragea, and the general director of the Romanian GeologicalInstitute, Dr. Eng. Stefan Marincea.

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