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Romanian Daily News – In Brief – Saturday 26/03/2022

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. Agerpres

Ministry of Interior reports 4,310 Ukrainians apply for asylum in Romania so far

The Ministry of Interior on Friday reported that, since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine, 4,310 Ukrainian citizens have applied for asylum in Romania.

. Stiri pe Surse

Pensioners request pension increase by 13% and abolishment of Pillar II mandatory private pension fund

Pensioners are requesting the Government to increase pensions by 13% until September, due to the accelerated price increase, the chairman of Romania’s National Pensioners Federation (FNPR), Preda Nedelcu, declared for AGERPRES.

. Ziarul Financiar

Romania’s Budget Deficit Down 25% to RON9.5B in Jan-Feb 2022

Romania’s general consolidated budget posted almost RON9.51 billion deficit in the first two months of 2022, 25% lower than the RON12.76 billion in the year-ago period, the Finance Ministry announced on Friday.

. Evenimentul Zilei

The Ministry of Health begins distributing potassium iodide pills. Alexandru Rafila: A nuclear incident can happen at any time

Alexandru Rafila announced that the Ministry of Health will start distributing potassium iodide pills to the population, so that people have them at hand and can take them in case of a nuclear alert. The distribution will be done through family doctors and will start next week.

. Capital

It is forbidden in Romania! You are no longer allowed to do such a thing! You will run out of money immediately

On Friday, the Minister of Agriculture warned the owners of agricultural areas that are still burning their lands that they will lose their agricultural subsidies.

. Economica

ASFOR and the Romanian Commodity Exchange inaugurate the Timber Exchange 

The Romanian Foresters Association (ASFOR) and the Romanian Commodity Exchange (RCE) have announced that they have inaugurate the Timber Exchange. On this occasion, the first sale-purchase of timber on an independent stock exchange platform in Romania takes place.