Prime Minister Victor Ponta in Bucharest on Friday talked with Slovak Republic Prime Minister Robert Fico about topical issues of the European agenda, such as the Juncker Investment Plan, the Energy Union and the developments in the eastern neighbourhood.
The Slovak Prime Minister, accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister for Investments Lubomir Vazny, paid a working visit to Romania, the Government’s Press Office informs.
“The agenda of discussions between the two Prime Ministers included the stage and prospects of consolidating the bilateral relations and topical issues on the European agenda, such as the Juncker Investment Plan, the Energy Union and the developments in the eastern neighbourhood. A special attention was granted to the manner in which the two countries coordinate to strengthen the absorption of European funds, including in the context of the task force created by the European Commission. Moreover, they approached aspects related with the promotion of the investment projects within the Juncker Plan,” the cited source points out.
The two Prime Ministers also had an opinion exchange on the recent proposals of the European Commission on the consolidation of the Energy Union, the interconnection projects and the projects aimed at ensuring the energy security, according to the same source.
European Commissioner for Regional Policies Corina Cretu was also invited to participate in the meeting, the Government’s release also reads.