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RADOR: News from Romania, 00-07-26
From: RADOR Press Agency <http://indis.ici.ro/romania/news/rador.html>
July 26, 2000
 POLITICS, ECONOMIC and FINANCIAL NEWS
 Visit of the President of Romania to BrazilPresident Emil Constantinescu is now in Brazil on an official visit. He had talks with the President of the host country, Fernando Enrique Cardoso, at the Planalto Palace of Brasilia. On the occasion of the official talks documents of cooperation were signed in various domains of activity as well as between the Romanian Radio Broadcasting Corporation and the Brazilian Communication Company Radio Braz. According to the envoy of RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI the talks on Tuesday have acquired an important economic dimension, among others the president of Romania Emil Constantinescu being scheduled to be among the key-note speakers of the conference of presidents of federations of Brazilian industrialists.
 Adrian Nastase and ILA 2000First vice-president of PDSR - Adrian Nastase - is attending the debates of the 69 -th conference of the Association of International Law - ILA 2000 - which this year are taking place at the Barbican Centre of London. The debates are focused on three main directions and namely: international financing and economic development, economic laws and international differences. Mr. Nastase had talks with businessmen working in oil and natural gas extraction and distribution for the application of some measures adapted to economic realities of Romania, transmits RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI.
 Debates of the Summer University Balvanyos at Tusnad, RomaniaDebates of the Summer University Balvanyos at Tusnad have continued with the theme UNIVERSITY - UNIVERSITIES which were focused on the idea of creating a private university in Hungarian in Transylvania, a project for which the Government of Hungary has approved the sum of 2 thousand million Forynt ( the national currency of Hungary ). Tonk Sandor who is the president of the SAPIENTIA Foundation of Hungary has said at the debates that a private university would be a new chance for the development of education in the Hungarian language in Romania. In his opinion the Magyars living in Romania have their right to a state university with tuition in Hungarian and this principle should further stand.
Present at the debates, Csoto Joszef, secretary of state with the Ministry of Education of Romania upheld the principle of complementariness between state subsidized and private education as, according to his estimations, the number of Magyar speaking students will be of 22,000 in 2010. He added that present legislation allows for the existence of private education and education in the mother tongues of the coinhabiting ethnic nationalities living in Romania. In this context one can imagine a political context in which the Romanian state might participate in financing private universities with tuition in Hungarian in Romania, informs RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI.
 Visit to Bucharest of Lord Mayor of London, Sir Alderman Clive MartinSir Alderman Clive Martin had talks with the Managers of the Bucharest Mercantile Exchange. Viorel Pana who is the manager of the Bucharest Mercantile Exchange told the London Lord Mayor that according to his opinion PETROM SA- ROMANIAN NATIONAL OIL COMPANY - should be listed at the London mercantile exchange. Lord Mayor also had talks with the secretary of state with the Ministry of Finance, Sebastian Vladescu, who in his turn told RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI that the talk they had was focused on the developments in Romanian economy and the issues of the present electoral year. In as far as investments were concerned among the barriers were mentioned legislation, corruption, bureaucracy and the fact that Romania must promote a better image for itself abroad.
 Heat wave over RomaniaWeather specialists announce that in the next few days as well temperature will go as far up as 40 Celsius in Banat, Oltenia, Muntenia, Dobrogea and southern Moldova where there will be an index of 8o units in the ratio temperature - humidity. In the towns and cities of the afore mentioned areas and regions of Romania temperature will be even higher. Officials of Prefectures have urged all competent bodies to adopt all measures to cope with the problems that might appear, informs RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI.
 CALENDAROfficial visit to Brazil of President Emil Constantinescu continues. The visit ends on 27 July.
Debates of the Senate Defense Committee and of the Budget, finance and banks committee of the Senate continue.
The delegation of the European Commission to Romania and the Association of European Higher Education Students hold a press conference to present the project EUROPE WITHOUT FRONTIERS at the Information Center of the European Commission to Romania, 88 Calea Victoriei.
Session of the National Leadership Bureau of PNTCD at the seat of the Romanian Parliament.
Session of the Democratic Party Coordination Council at the seat of the Romanian Parliament in the afternoon.
President of the Democratic Party, Petre Roman, is visiting the municipality of Ploiesti.
Weekly press conferences of ApR - Alliance for Romania Party - and PUNR - National Unity Romanian Party - take place today at the seats of the respective parties.
Representatives of UDMR - Union of Democratic Magyars of Romania - are meeting with representatives of non-party organizations which are members of the Romanian Democratic Convention.
Meeting between ANCD - Christian Democratic Alliance for Romania - and PNL - National Liberal Party - are having a meeting today with a view to building center - right wing collaboration.
Management of Finansbank Romania SA invite one and all to meet the media on the occasion of buying majority stock of the Bank of Industrial and Commercial Credit.
The sixth edition of the Festival of Beer takes place at Mamaia starting today and well extending into the weekend.
 Commemorations1940 - meeting at Salzburg between Ion Gigurtu who was Prime Minister of Romania and Mihai Manoilescu, Foreign Minister of this country with Adolf Hitler and Joachim von Ribbentrop. The latter reccomended strongly the Romanian Government of that time to positively answer the demands of Hungary led by Horthy by direct proposals and negociations. 60 years commemoration of those talks.