Premier Dancila meets Ambassador Giungi, reasserts interest to draw Italian investments to Romania

The Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, on Monday said upon welcoming the Italian ambassador in Bucharest Marco Giungi, Romania  is interested in drawing Italian investments with a view to having them participate in the infrastructure’s upgrading plan and also seeing them involved in the energy, the IT&C or high-edge technology’s fields, a release of the Gov’t informs.

The two high officials hailed the excellent bilateral relationship, grounded on two decades of Strategic Partnership and one decade of Consolidated Strategic Partnership, respectively.

Moreover, the Prime Minister appreciated the extraordinary dynamic of the sectorial bilateral dialogue, in view of resuming the political dialogue at governmental level.

Dancila and Giungi have also expressed satisfaction for the very good level of the economic relations, the Romanian-Italian commercial exchanges’ value in 2017 reaching a record level of almost 14 billion euro, the highest in the last 10 years.

Prime Minister Dancila hailed the tight cooperation between the two countries’ authorities in the internal affairs and labour, with the aim to ensure the Romanians in Italy (the largest foreign community in the peninsula, ed. n.) the best living conditions.

The Gov’t release also informs that the parties have addressed the cooperation at European level, Romania and Italy having close outlooks in the key files such as the EU future, the Post 2020 Multiannual Financial Framework, the cohesion policy, the internal market, the industrial policy, the justice and home affairs cooperation, the European Neighbourhood Policy, the EU enlargement, the PESCO (Permanent Structured Cooperation).

Moreover, the objectives of the Presidency of Romania to the Council of the EU in 2019 were also among the topics addressed by the two high officials during their meeting, next to the strategic and security cooperation between Romania and Italy, the source adds.

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