Esteemed Ms Ambassador, this is the second time when you'll be celebrating the King's Day in Romania and you'll be hosting the reception for this event. What is your main message on this occasion for the Dutch community living here? First of all, let me thank you for allowing me, on the occasion of our national day, the birthday of our King Willem Alexander, to thank you.
Like every year, Retromobil Club Romania has organized "Retro Parada Primaverii" in many cities of the country. This year's edition was held from April 22 to 23, 2017, in 27 cities, one of them being also the capital city of the Prahova County - Ploiesti.
When Romania listed five investment funds in 1999 as part of a mass privatisation drive, millions of citizens received a little portion of what many hoped would one day grow to become a lucrative big pie. Twenty years on, however, and the listed closed-end funds with combined net asset values of 7.65 billion lei have failed to live up to market expectations due to inefficient management, the slow pace of further privatisations and the exclusion of big investors due to ownership limits that have left shares in the funds trading at steep discounts to their net asset values .
Sleek black Audis skirt past children playing in the streets and carts pulled by elaborately dressed horses clop around potholed streets. The stainless steel spires of Macedonia's biggest mosque pierce the skyline.
From a potential referendum, to membership in the Eurasian Economic Union and the relationship with the EU, Igor Dodon and Pavel Filip cannot find any common ground. The war of words between Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip and President Igor Dodon, caused by their different foreign policy views, is raging on.
The Romanian Academy will hold a solemn session of the General Assembly on Monday to celebrate 151 since its establishment. According to a release of the Press Office of the Romanian Academy on Friday, the session that is to take place in the Aula of the Romanian Academy, starting 10:00 hrs, will be led by the President of this forum, namely Acad.
Ninety-nine years on, Bessarabia's decision to unite with Romania carries a different interpretation in Bucharest and Chisinau. While Romania declared a national holiday to celebrate the event, Moldovan President Igor Dodon and his Party of Socialists have proposed outlawing the movement that favors reunification with Bucharest.