President Traian Basescu and PM Calin Popescu Tariceanu leave to Brussels on Thursday, in order to participate in the spring session of the European Council (March 8-9).
It is the first reunion of the council where Romania participates as a full member of the European Union.
President Basescu informed the press about the main subjects to be approached in this session :
- The EU energy policy
- The possible cuts into bureaucracy designed to simplify procedures for citizens and companies
- An evaluation of the Lisbon strategy goals accomplishment
Basescu also mentioned two measures critical for Romania - the allocation of resources for education and research, as well as funds for the development of business potential.