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Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă’s visit to Strasbourg

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Prime Minister Viorica Dancila will present the priorities of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, at the plenary session of the European Parliament due to be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in Strasbourg.

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila will lead a delegation of the Romanian Government that will pay a working visit to Strasbourg from January 14 to January 15, 2019, to present the work programme of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The agenda will include meetings of the Romanian governmental delegation with European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, the leader of Progressive Alliance of Socialists’ Group in the European Parliament, Udo Bullmann, as well as representatives of the S&D Group and other European Parliament leaders.

Prime Minister of Romania will also participate, alongside senior European officials and members of the Romanian Cabinet, in the opening of the photo exhibition “Traditions and landscapes in Romania”, organized on the occasion of the start of the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council.

The governmental delegation led by Prime Minister Viorica Dancila will include Minister of European Funds Rovana Plumb, Minister of Internal Affairs Carmen Dan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Melescanu, Minister Delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba, Minister of Public Finance Eugen Teodorovici, Minister of Labor and Social Justice Marius Constantin Budai.

SCHEDULE OF THE WORKING VISIT OF THE ROMANIAN PRESIDENCY OF THE EU COUNCIL TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

Strasbourg, January 14-15, 2019

Monday, January 14, 2019

6:00pm Minister –delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba meets with the Vice-President of the European Parliament Sylvie Guillaume

7.00 pm Minister –delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba meets with the Chair of the Conference of Committee Chairs Cecilia Wikström

8:30 pm The government delegation headed by Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă attends the official dinner offered by the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

9:30 am Minister – delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba meets with the Chair of European Parliament’s Constitutional Affairs Committee (AFCO) Danuta Hübner

9:30 am Minister of Public Finance Eugen Teodorovici meets with Pervenche Berès and Othmar Karas, co-rapporteurs of the European Parliament

10:30 am Minister of Labor and Social Justice Marius Constantin Budăi meets with Vice-President of the Group of the Socialists and Democrats (S&D) Maria João Rodrigues

10:30 am Minister of European Funds Rovana Plumb meets with the REGI S & D Coordinator, Constanze Krehl

10:30 am Minister of Internal Affairs Carmen Dan meets with the Chair of the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee of the European Parliament Claude Moraes

11:00 am Minister of European Funds Rovana Plumb meets with the Chair of the Regional Development Committee of the European Parliament Iskra Mihaylova

11:00 am Minister of Internal Affairs Carmen Dan meets with the Chair of the Conference of Committee Chairs Cecilia Wikström

11: 00 am Minister of Public Finance Eugen Teodorovici meets with Pervenche Berès, co-rapporteur of the European Supervisory Authorities

11:30 am Minister of Labor and Social Justice Marius Budăi meets with European Parliament’s rapporteur on coordination of social security systems

2:20 pm Arrival of the government delegation headed by Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă at the European Parliament headquarters; President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani welcomes the delegation

– Family photo of the government delegation with the EP delegation

(European Parliament headquarters, official entry Mariana de Pineda, near the flags)

2:30 pm Bilateral meeting of the government delegation headed by Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă with the European Parliament President Antonio Tajani

3:00 pm Address by Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă at the plenary session of the European Parliament

5:00 pm Joint press statements by Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă and by European Parliament President Antonio Tajani

(Headquarters of the European Parliament)

5:00 pm Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Melescanu meets with the Chair of the EP Foreign Affairs Committee David McAllister

5:45 pm Minister –delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba meets with the first Vice-President of the European Parliament, Mairead McGuinness

6:00 pm Presentation of the priorities of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union by Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă at the S & D Group meeting

7:00 pm Participation of the government delegation headed by Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă, alongside senior European officials, at the opening of the photo exhibition “Traditions and landscapes in Romania”, organized on the occasion of the start of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Note: The event time is local time.

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