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Chamber of Deputies Speaker Valeriu Zgonea attends European Parliamentary Week

Chamber of Deputies Speaker Valeriu Zgonea is attending the European Parliamentary Week (EPW) in Brussels (15-17 February).

The agenda of the plenary sessions includes topics such as the restructured European Semester and the role of the European Parliament and that of national parliaments as well as the priorities of the policies of the 2016 Cycle of the European Semester. Simultaneously, there will be held inter-parliamentary meetings of the committees for work, economy and budget of parliaments of EU member states on topics of major interest for the future of the EU, according to Agerpres.

Social Democratic Party (PSD) MP Adrian Solomon is also participating in the meeting in Brussels.

“The two Chamber of Deputies representatives will participate on February 17 in the Inter-parliamentary conference on stability, coordination and economic governance in the European Union. Throughout the event there will be debates on several topics of interest: the parliaments’ experience with a consolidated coordination and economic governing, the effects of budget coordination, as well as opportunities and future challenges for investments in a competitive EU”, the statement reads.

The agenda of the visit includes meetings with several European officials, including President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, President of the S&D Group Gianni Pittella and Pieter de Gooijer – Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the European Union.

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