PM tells ladies ambassador accredited to Bucharest Gov’t wants to make from 2018 a year of investments

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Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Tuesday told the ladies ambassadors accredited to Bucharest that the Government wants to make from 2018 “a year of investments.”

“Prime Minister Viorica Dancila yesterday, April 17, held a working dinner for the ladies ambassador accredited to Bucharest, ladies minister from the Romanian Government and Mrs. General Mayor of the Capital City, Gabriela Firea. Participating in the event was also, as a special guest, the Speaker of the Deputies Chamber, Mr. Liviu Nicolae Dragnea,” reads a press release of the Government issued on Wednesday.

The Prime Minister spoke about the government’s activity in its first 100 days and also about the main priorities of the Executive for the second quarter of this year.

“The head of the Executive underscored that certain legislative acts, which are meant to stimulate investments, are about to be brought to a good end. She brought to mind thus about the Law on public-private partnership and the legislation in the public procurement field, while mentioning that these laws will be drafted in compliance with the European directives,” says the release.

In terms of the public investments policy, the Prime Minister mentioned that the Government intends to make from 2018 “a year of investments, with public expenditure for investments to reach a significantly high level.” Moreover, during the meeting, the officials discussed about accessing European funds, Norwegian funds and about developing certain bilateral projects in the education field, according to the same release.

The Government informs that the Tuesday event represented a continuation of the dialogue initiated on March 20 with the ambassadors accredited in Romania, “focusing on governmental measures of promoting equality of chances between men and women, the legislation in this field, especially the chapter “Respect and dignity of women,” as part of the Governing Programme for 2018-2010, as well as the National Convention on Gender Equality: Parity Romania.”