PM Viorica Dancila in Chisinau for talks with Moldovan counterpart Pavel Filip: Romania will continue to invest
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, heading a Government delegation, has paid a visit to Chisinau on Tuesday, for talks with Moldovan counterpart Pavel Filip.
“Romania will continue to invest in the modernization of Republic of Moldova, for the citizens’ welfare and for its European path,” Premier Dancila said.
“The relation between Romania and Republic of Moldova has been and is a special one. I reconfirm Romania’s role as Republic of Moldova’s main partner, consistent in the effort for European integration. We have a portfolio of ongoing projects, with a joint issue: irreversibly connecting Republic of Moldova to the EU, to Romania implicitly, from the energy, infrastructure, institutional and values points of view. We have talked about the Iasi-Ungheni interconnector, which is a priority for Bucharest and Chisinau and a major regional project on the EU agenda, within the eastern dimension policy. Romania aims at increasing the investments in Republic of Moldova, we salute the progress achieved in view of energy interconnection for natural gas. We are interested in the fast completion of the negotiations between and the Moldovan partner,” PM Dancila said.
In turn, Moldovan PM Pavel Filip said: “It is an important visit for the most consistent supporter of the Republic of Moldova in terms of domestic reforms agenda and of European agenda, the association one. (…) We have found full understanding and support for the topics approached. (…) The trade exchanges are higher, last year reached USD 1.303 billion and Romania ranks first in trade exchanges and is first in terms of investments. Companies with Romanian capital are the most, when we talk about foreign investments in Republic of Moldova.”