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RADOR: News from Romania, 00-11-02
From: RADOR Press Agency <http://indis.ici.ro/romania/news/rador.html>
November 2, 2000
 The Cabinet approved two decisions regarding the defense industry of RomaniaAccording to the secretary of state for services and endowment of the Ministry of National Defense the Government issued two documents for the industry of defense. The sector will become part of the ROMARM National Company now in the structure of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce to be privatized and restructured in the future according to a calendar according to RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI.
The structures which are part of the Ministry of National Defense are the Agency of Research for Military Technology and the ROMTEHNICA Company which deals with imports of military technology and other specific chapters.
 Motion of Censorship of the PUNR - PNR National AllianceThe National Alliance PUNR - PNR has announced that it will forward a motion of censorship on what the Alliance considers to be illegal actions of the Government during the last four years in the domain of privatizing state owned commercial companies. According to the communique received by RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI the Government is demanded to dismiss the management of FPS - State Ownership Fund - and to ask the State authorized bodies to initiate special inquests linked to the activity of the State Ownership Fund.
 Cut of the Cabinet contribution to State insuranceCabinet contribution to State Insurance Fund is cut down by 4 per cent starting 1 December this year announced Prime Minister Mugur Isarescu. The decision is motivated by the becessity to reduce costs of labor force.
 PETROMIDIA was privatizedThe majority stock holder of PETROMIDIA is ROMPETROL GROUP BV, an international company with the main office in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The sum paid is equal to 50 million USD for the 70 per cent of the stock sold to the foreign partner. ROMPETROL GROUP also takes over the debts of PETROMIDIA which amount to 340 million USD while some other 20 million USD are invested in environmental protection.
 Seminar organized by the Department of Communications of the Cabinet of RomaniaPermanent dialog between the Cabinet and the social partners has prevented this year the unleashing of some major conflicts has said Prime Minister Mugur Isarescu at the seminar entitled DIALOG, THE ONLY WAY TO AVOID SOCIAL CONFLICTS. The Prime Minister has referred in the main to the Jiu Valley where numerous brown coal mines are closed down and to the Hunedoara iron and steel combinat works where an ample process of restructuring is taking place. Mr. Isarescu also said that of late the employers and the trade unions representatives worked together for the programmes of medium term development of the region of Jiu Valley.
 Romania participates in the 46 - th session of the NATO General AssemblyThe debates continue of the 46 - th Session of the NATO General Assembly on the theme TRANSITION AND INTEGRATION - PROSPECTS OF THE MEMBER STATES AND CANDIDATES TO ADHERENCE IN EUROPE. The Secretary General of the Alliance George Robertson underlined in his speech that the basic principle of the North Atlantic Alliance is partnership.
THE DOORS OF THE ALLIANCE REMAIN OPEN he said adding that the enlargement of the organization cannot be delayed for an endless period of time although he cannot say when the nine candidates are to be admitted or which of them will be admitted into the Organization.
 Message of the Department for relations with Romanians living outside RomaniaThe Department for Relations with the Romanians living outside Romania addressed a message to the participants in the conference RELIGIOUS LIFE IN SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE
PRESENT AND PROSPECTS FOR THE FUTURE which is unfolding for two days in Bucharest. The message - RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI reports - greets the presence of the men of the cloth and representatives of the Ministries of Cults in the countries that are in the Balkans and are neighboring Romania and stresses the very important role which religious cults have in the social life of our peoples. The department expresses concern at the fact that Romanian ethnic minorities in some of the countries are not allowed to use their own language in schools or at church and considers that the new developments in the Balkans as well as the meeting of Bucharest open up the way to dialog to the benefit of all in South Eastern Europe.
 Situation of the Romanian citizens that are working in HungaryRomania and Hungary are interested in the proper solving of the situation of the Romanian citizens that are working in Hungary. This issue was tackled in Bucharest by the secretary of state with the Office of the Prime Minister of Hungary, Mr. Csaba Ori. He mentioned that according to Cabinet sources the solution would be for all Romanian citizens that work in Hungary to benefit of social insurance and legal protection. He voiced his hope that the accords signed by the governments of the two countries regarding hiring and protection would be implemented starting this month.
 The Holiday of Romanian RadioWednesday, 1 November 2000, the ROMANIAN RADIO BROADCASTING CORPORATION celebrated 72 years of activity, 72 years since the first programme was broadcast on a Thursday, First November 1928, from Bucharest to the entire country.
On this festive occasion the President Director-General of the ROMANIAN RADIO BROADCASTING CORPORATION, Andrei Dimitriu, quoted by RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI, said that all those that serve RADIO ROMANIA would further work for the stregthening of the prestige, authority and credibility of the institution, to continue equidistance and well balanced attitude that have consecrated RADIO ROMANIA and placed it on top of media here in this country, to answer to an ever larger extent the expectations and legitimate demands of the listeners.
 CALENDARPresident Emil Constantinescu attends the celebration of a century of geography teaching at the University of the city of Bucharest.
Weekly session of the Bucharest Cabinet.
CDR 2000 - THE ONLY CHANCE -- TOWARDS EUROPE this is the motto of the presentation of the candidates for the Parliamentary elections of the Romanian Democratic Convention 2000, later today at Sala Palatului.
Handicapped persons are protesting in front of the Cabinet Building.
Press Conference organized by the Forum for Interregional and Regional Development to present the results of the third edition of the International Conference CASPIAN ENERGY TO EUROPE organized by the Forum in Brussels.
Official signing of an understanding among several banks to grant a sindicated credit worth 138 million USD for the import of gas and crude by TERMOELECTRICA followed by a press conference at HILTON.
Reception offered by the President of Alpha Bank Romania on the occasion of the visit to Bucharest of the President of Alpha Bank Group, Yannis S. Costopoulos, at the HILTON, tonight.
As part of the Decade of Romanian Public Radio, 2 November is the DAY OF THE REGIONAL RADIO STATIONS which are part of the ROMANIAN RADIO BROADCASTING CORPORATION.
At the Press Center of RADIO ROMANIA the following festivities are taking place: launching of the volume NEWS ABOUT MY STREET which is edited by Stefan Naciu, the presentation of the C D ROM - History of the Regional Radio Stations of this country and the presentation of the film REGIONAL RADIO STATIONS IN THE THIRD MILLENNIUM.