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June 26, 2022

Remus Borza, dismissed as honorary adviser to PM on economic issues

Remus Borza has been dismissed from office as honorary adviser of economic issues to the Prime Minister, based on a decision of the Premier on Monday published in the Official Journal.

PM Viorica Dancila took the decision of dismissing Remus Borza as a result of the statements the latter made on Saturday on a TV station, sources from the Government informed AGERPRES on the same day.

According to these sources, Borza’s statements do not represent the official position of the Government.

Remuz Borza on Saturday stated in a phone conversation with Antena 3 private television broadcaster that Romania has “the commercial behaviour of a third class country”. And he mentioned the idea of a new ordinance to modify the OUG 114/2018 and OUG 19/2019, and also the idea of cutting down the number of employees in the public system and the number of ministries.

He was appointed honorary adviser to the PM on May 30.

In another decision, Adrian Ignat was released from his office as secretary of state and head of Department of Armaments of the Ministry of National Defence.

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