Acting chairman of the Senate Robert Cazanciuc Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Marcel Ciolacu sent on Monday to Prime Minister Ludovic Orban a letter asking him to come up with a report, to be debated with priority, on measures to contain COVID-19, organise local elections under good circumstances, and open the new school year.
Ciolacu said Orban should unveil to the country a detailed plan for the management of the COVID-19 pandemic, the reopening of schools and the organisation of elections.
“According to art. 111 of the Romanian Constitution, the Government and other public administration bodies, within the parliamentary control of their activity, are obliged to present the information and documents required by the Chamber of Deputies, the Senate or the parliamentary commissions. In the context of the lack of predictability of the policies of the Government you lead, the contradictory statements of your ministers on the measures you are going to take to limit the economic and social impact of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic and the state of uncertainty that characterizes the lives of all Romanians during this period, pursuant to Article 107 (1) final sentence of the Constitution, we request you to submit a report, to be debated as a matter of priority, on the measures to be taken to limit the spread of the virus. In addition, we ask you to specify what is the plan of concrete measures for the organization, under good circumstances, of the elections for the local public administration, but also for the opening of the new school year 2020 – 2021 “, it is shown in the letter, according to AGERPRES.