Prime Minister Victor Ponta on Monday said he will not attend the political discussions on the Fiscal Code scheduled for Thursday, because that day he will go on an official visit to the Republic of Moldova.
“I am in Chisinau on Thursday. I will be meeting the prime minister of the Republic of Moldova and continuing what I did in the previous years, namely providing support because Romania is in fact Moldova’s main support for what it is doing,” Ponta said after a meeting of the Social Democrat Party (PSD) National Standing Bureau.
Prime Minister Ponta will be paying an official visit to Chisinau, Moldova, as head of a delegation of ministers and state advisers on August 27, the Independence Day of the Republic of Moldova, the Press Office of Republic of Moldova’s Government quoted Moldovan Prime Minister Valeriu Strelet as saying in a release sent to Agerpres on Monday.
The visit starts with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Stephen the Great monument in downtown Chisinau and continues at the Grieving Mother Memorial.
According to the official schedule, Ponta and Strelet will have a one-to-one meeting, while the official delegations will meet in an extended format. At the end of their meeting, the two prime ministers will hold a joint news conference.
Part of the visit to Chisinau, Ponta will also meet Republic of Moldova’s President Nicolae Timofti and Chairman of Repubic of Moldova’s Parliament Andrian Candu.