Prime Minister Pavel Filip today had a meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister of Romania Teodor Melescanu. The PM congratulated Romania on taking over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Filip noted that Moldova further relied on the support of Romania in implementing the domestic reforms and strengthening the EU’s backing for the carrying out of its European agenda, the government’s communication and protocol department has reported.
At the same time, Pavel Filip thanked for the constant support provided to Moldova by Romania. “On this period, they have been speaking much about brotherhood; we came up with a pragmatic approach and set to make the Union through infrastructure,” the prime minister said.
Among these infrastructure projects, with direct impact on people, there are: repair of 900 kindergartens with the support of Romania, purchasing of school buses, restoration of culture buildings, construction of budges, interconnection in terms of electric energy and natural gas, removing the roaming tariffs.
The prime minister also stressed the importance of Romanian investments in the national economy: procurement of Victoriabank by Banca Transilvania, taking over of Vestmoldtransgaz by Transgaz and privatization of the Air Moldova company by Blue Air.
For his part, Teodor Melescanu said that Romania would continue supporting Moldova and was interested in the completion of the implementation of the infrastructure projects underway, for the benefit of the citizens. The diplomat underlined that Moldova would be a first priority within Romania’s Presidency at the Council of the European Union.