U.S. Ambassador Klemm advises Gov’t progress with transparent consultations for all legislative changes

U.S. Ambassador Klemm advises Gov’t progress with transparent consultations for all legislative changes

The Government should make progress with organizing transparent consultations for all the planned legislative changes, U.S Ambassador to Romania Hans Klemm told the conference ‘The Case for Investing in Romania’ organized on Tuesday by the American Chamber of Commerce in Romania (AmCham Romania).

The Government has signaled its commitment towards the transparency of decision-making. They should move forward with holding transparent consultations for all the envisaged legislative changes. Consultations of substance will lead to a balance between the short-term budget needs and social protection measures on the one hand, and the central goal of ensuring the conditions for the investments Romania needs for sustainable economic growth, said Klemm.

According to the ambassador, businesspeople will be reluctant to invest or expand their investments if they don’t feel that their voice is listened and that, in making decisions, the Government and Parliament take into account the effect of their decisions on investments. More…