The Parliament decided on Tuesday the schedule for the approval of the 2010 budget: the Parliament is due to unite on January 11 for an extraordinary session and pass the budget by January 15. Parliamentarians will be able to submit amendments between January 4 to 7. After that, the budget will enter the specialized committees for the elaboration of a report until January 10.

Chamber of Deputies deputy president, Liberal Ludovic Orban declared that the government is pressured by the IMF, the European Commission and the World Bank to adopt the budget between their delegations arrive in the country.