Date of update: 02.02.2024 19:32
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Marcel Ciolacu and the representatives of farmers and transporters signed, on Friday, at the Victoria Palace, an agreement to put an immediate end to the protest actions. The prime minister also invited the representatives of farmers and transporters, who are protesting in Afumaţi, to a new round of discussions at the Government headquarters.
The signed agreement stipulates that on Monday, February 5, by the Prime Minister’s decision, an interministerial Committee will be established, at the level of the Prime Minister’s Chancellery, to analyze and find the best solutions for the protesters’ demands.
The committee will be formed by representatives of relevant ministries and farmers and transporters. Each minister will appoint a secretary of state from his subordinate, who will be part of the committee, and manage the reported problems. Concrete cases that concern a single field will be managed at the level of the relevant ministry, together with the social partner, the press release of the Executive also shows.
The purpose of the Committee is to settle the claims of farmers and transporters and to draft some proposals for concrete solutions for the economic sectors in question.
Based on this agreement, signed on behalf of the Government by the head of the Executive, Marcel Ciolacu, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Florin Barbu, the head of the Prime Minister’s Chancellery, Mihai Ghigiu, and the state adviser in the Prime Minister’s Chancellery Daniel Botănoiu, the representatives of the protesters will end the protest actions both in the Capital and in the territory.
The decision of Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu regarding the establishment of this Interministerial Committee will be published on Monday, February 5, in the Official Gazette.
Ciolacu: “This agreement represents the commitment to defend the interests of these vital sectors of the economy”
“Today we signed with the representatives of farmers and transporters an agreement that puts an end to the protests of the last weeks!
We have listened carefully to the concerns and troubles of these people and have already taken decisions in several Government meetings to solve some of the problems. Today we were able to reach an agreement that reflects our concrete interest in continuing to find solutions to support both farmers and transporters in the long term.
This agreement represents the commitment to defend the interests of these vital sectors of our economy and to improve the lives of those who produce in Romania and transport Romanian goods in the country and abroad”, announced Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu, on the Facebook page.
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