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RADOR: News from Romania, 00-06-06
From: RADOR Press Agency <http://indis.ici.ro/romania/news/rador.html>
June 6, 2000
 News from the Electoral Central Bureau regarding participation in local electionsVoting in Romania as part of local elections was of 44.54 per cent all over Romania according to data released by Central Electoral Bureau. In Bucharest participation out of total was of 32 per cent. Complaints were forwarded by political parties and organizations which had observers but, however, in general, it is estimated that the local elections of Romania, the first ballot, unfolded without fraud and without major disorders, reports RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI. RADOR
 Incomplete results of local elections in Bucharest according to the Central Electoral BureauBEC - Central Electoral Bureau - released incomplete results of voting until now for 60.49 per cent of the total. Results read: PDSR - Social Democracy Party - candidate Sorin Oprescu has 40.86 per cent of the votes and he is followed by Democratic Party candidate Traian Basescu with 17.27 per cent and by the candidate of the Romanian Democratic Convention, Calin Catalin Chirita with 16.91 per cent of the votes. The other candidates obtained around seven and less than five per cent, reports RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI. RADOR
 Protocol of electoral support between the Romanian Democratic Convention and the National Liberal PartyPresident of the Romanian Democratic Convention Ion Diaconescu and the President of the National Liberal Party, Mircea Ionescu - Quintus signed a document on Monday asking local organizations to support each other in the second ballot. The two leaders were interviewed live by RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI and said that in fact the present understanding makes topical again the provisions of the preceeding protocol regarding local elections which stipulates that the two political organizations are candidating on separate for the first ballot and support each other in the second ballot, following the old traditions of collaboration between the two. RADOR
 Session of the Romanian SenateSenator Alexandru Mortun of the National Liberal Party said on Monday that the State should take over and include in the public debt the sums of money which have dissapeared from the FNI - the National Investment Fund - so that the investors get back their money, at least the initial deposits, reports RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI. RADOR
 Activity of the Chamber of DeputiesMPies have passed the draft bills for the granting of the statute of municipality to the towns of Vatra Dornei and Sacele; also passed were bills for the banning of tobacco promotion and selling of tobacco products to teen-agers as well as the emergency ordinances for tax exemption of products and equipment for the Foreign Information Service and the Ministry of National Defense. RADOR
 Council of Administration of the Romanian People's Bank decided to stop payment on a temporary basisAll payments are stopped on a temporary basis at the Romanian People's Bank; the Council of Administration has said that this measure is valid for a period of six months only and was adopted following the fact that an increasing number of people have withdrawn their money in the last few weeks. The President of the Bank, Emil Botea, told RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI that last Monday alone withdrawals came to a grand total of 47 thousand million lei and practically the Bank ran out of bills. there is no reason of concern, Mr. Botea further said, as the Bank collects each month about 40 thousand million lei out of loan paid back. RADOR
 The President of the National Savings Bank - CEC - Liviu Marica - was dismissedPrime Minister Mugur Isarescu dismissed former CEC president LIVIU MARICA and replaced him by the former President of the Romanian Commercial Bank Ion Ghica. According to Cabinet sources it was the International Monetary Fund that asked that all members of the Board of the Savings Bank be selected from among specialists. RADOR
 International Reserves of the National Bank of RomaniaInternational reserves of the National Bank of Romania are worth more than 2.5 thousand million lei in hard currency and in gold. Until the end of the year the National Bank of Romania will continue to buy hard currency and gold and ensure the service of foreign debt which is of 600 million USD. RADOR
 CALENDAROfficial visit to Slovakia of President Emil Constantinescu acompanied by Mrs. Nadia Constantinescu, today and tomorrow.
The Standing Bureaus of the two chambers of the Romanian Parliament are gathering together to have their say on the setting up of the inquiry committee into the activity of the National Commission of Chattels Personal.
Special Cabinet session at noon.
Romanian foreign minister Petre Roman leaves for Brussels to attend the second meeting of the Special Group for improving the situation of less favored children of Romania.
In the interval 6 - 8 June a German delegation led by Dr. Reiner Gordeler undersecretary of state with the German Federal Ministry entrusted with Cooperation and Development will have negociations with the Cabinet of Romania with the aim of the future strategy for technical cooperation.
United States Ambassador James Rosapepe is holding a press conference as part of which he announces the opening of the American Investment Forum ROMANIA 2000 organized by the Embassy of the United States in collaboration with Romanian Capital and Trade Development Group at Hotel Crowne Plaza.