Most newspapers on Monday read about the Democratic Liberal meeting on Sunday announcing that PM Boc will run for president of the party with the President announcing his support for Boc. Elsewhere in the news, over 120 investors or representatives of authorities visited Bucharest last week to attend a Romanian – Arab forum ready to invest in Romania. Last but not least, Haggard to perform in Romania on May 8th.
Gandul reads on Monday about the Democratic Liberal Party meeting this weekend, where PM Boc and PDL secretary announced their plans to run for president of the party and where President Basescu took the opportunity to endorse PM Boc. According to sources, Basescu reiterated his plans to have an independent Prime Minister with a political cabinet and said loud and clear that this matter is in his hands not the party’s.
The President told PDL members that they can express their opinion in the Parliament, according to the constitution. Apparently, the plan is to have PM Boc resign after the new motion of censure submitted by the opposition on the new labour code.
The Prime Minister will either submit his resignation shortly after the motion or next week while the President will have talks with leaders of the Democratic Liberal Party to ensure that he will not have any surprises at the swear in ceremony of the new PM.
Evenimentul Zilei reads about rich Arab investors who have investment plans for Europe, including Romania. Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait and Qatar have over 5,000 billion dollars to invest, the newspaper reads. Last week, over 120 investors of government representatives attended the Romanian – Arab forum where Romanian companies presented investment projects of over 25 billion dollars in agriculture, infrastructure, tourism, IT, constructions, health and commerce.
The Arabs were very interested in the agricultural possibilities in Romania as the countries want to ensure food security on the long term. A new forum might take place in January 2012 in one of the Arab states.
Romania libera reports that the Germans of Haggard will perform in Bucharest on May 8th at the Silver Church club. The concert is part of the Dark Simphony tour that the German band will start on March 27.