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PM Ciuca announces budget supplementation for Anghel Saligny Program by 15.5 billion RON

Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca declared on Wednesday at the beginning of the Government sitting that a piece of legislation will soon be approved for supplementing the Anghel Saligny National Investment Program with 15.5 billion RON.

“Based on a decision made yesterday within the coalition, we will adopt a piece of legislation through which we will supplement the budget of the Anghel Saligny National Investment Program, with approximately 15.5 billion RON. Ten billion RON are intended for road construction and modernization, and 5.5 billion RON to extending the gas network. Thus, the program’s total sum will be 65.5 billion RON and will mainly target the roads modernization, the extension of the water and sewer networks and of the gas network,” the PM said.

 

Employees of companies closed amid crisis / war in Ukraine to get 75 pct of basic salary

 

The government will approve the granting of a monthly allowance similar to the one paid during the pandemic period, respectively 75 pct of the basic salary, for the employees of the companies where the activity is ceased, Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca said on Wednesday, at the beginning of the Cabinet meeting.

“Given the impact of the current crisis and, in particular, the current crisis of electricity and gas prices, as well as that of the effects generated by the war in Ukraine, we will adopt a piece of legislation by which we will continue to protect the economy and jobs. And thus, for the companies where the activity is ceased, we will ensure a monthly allowance similar to the one paid during the pandemic, respectively 75 pct of the basic salary,” Ciuca said, according to Agerpres.

The draft announced by the prime minister aims to establish social protection measures for the employees affected in the context of the current crisis in Ukraine, the Russian Federation and Belarus.

The 75 pct allowance will be granted to the employees who have the individual employment contracts temporarily suspended from the employers’ initiative, from the date of entry into force of the emergency ordinance and until 31 December 2022.

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