PM Ponta, on proposal for FinMin: After I talk with the President, we shall let you know

PM Ponta, on proposal for FinMin: After I talk with the President, we shall let you know

Prime Minister Victor Ponta at the Palace of Parliament on Friday said that he would make the announcement of the proposal for the head of the Finance Ministry only after he consulted President Klaus Iohannis, with whom he has “a very normal institutional relation.”

When asked whom he will propose as head of the Public Finance Ministry (MFP), Ponta replied: “After I talk with the President, I shall let you know. (…) This is provided in Romania’s Constitution and Romania’s laws (…), namely that any appointment and dismissal of a minister must be signed by the President through a decree, at the Prime Minister’s proposal. We have a very normal institutional relation and this is how things should work.” More…