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Virgil Popescu keeps the Energy portfolio, PSD will appoint the Minister of Economy, most likely, Radu Oprea

22 November 2021
General Interest
Bogdan Tudorache

The new government equation includes 20 ministries, and the Ministry of Energy will continue to be headed by Virgil Popescu. The proposed new prime minister will be Nicolae Ciuca, but he will first have to be nominated by President Iohannis. The portfolio of European Funds will belong to the liberal Dan Vîlceanu, and that of Digitalization – to Florin Roman. The Environment portfolio will continue to belong to UDMR Minister Tanczos Barna.

PSD will appoint the new Minister of Economy, most likely in the person of the current spokesman Radu Oprea.

Consultations are currently taking place for the appointment of PSD ministers.

Ștefan Radu Oprea (born June 14, 1970, Ploiești, Romania) is a Romanian politician, elected senator in 2012 on the lists of the Social Democratic Party (PSD). Since January 29, 2018, he holds the position of Minister for Business, Trade and Entrepreneurship.

He started his professional activity in the private sector as an administrator and later manager of some companies in the field of construction, international transport or import. He has also worked as a consultant in the field of European projects. In March 2009 he became prefect of Prahova County. In 2012 he was elected member of the Romanian Senate, and in 2016 he was re-elected. In this chamber, he was chairman of the Committee on Economic Development and Strategy, vice-chairman of the Committee on Economic Affairs for Industry and Services and a member of the Committee on European Affairs.

List of PNL ministers

Justice – Cătălin Predoiu
European Funds – Dan Vîlceanu
Digitalization – Florin Roman
SMEs and Tourism – Daniel Cadariu
Internal Affairs – Lucian Bode
Education – Sorin Cîmpeanu
Energy – Virgil Popescu
Foreign – Bogdan Aurescu

PSD Ministries

The Ministry of Finance
Ministry of National Defense
The Ministry of Economy
the Ministry of Transport
Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Labor and Social Protection
Ministry of Culture
Ministry of Youth and Family (newly established)
Secretary General of the Government (position assimilated to that of Minister)

UDMR ministries

Development – Cseke Attila
Environment – Tanczos Barna
Sport – Eduard Novak

Autor: Bogdan Tudorache

Active in the economic and business press for the past 26 years, Bogdan graduated Law and then attended intensive courses in Economics and Business English. He went up to the position of editor-in-chief since 2006 and has provided management and editorial policy for numerous economic publications dedicated especially to the community of foreign investors in Romania. From 2003 to 2013 he was active mainly in the financial-banking sector. He started freelancing for Energynomics in 2013, notable for his advanced knowledge of markets, business communities and a mature editorial style, both in Romanian and English.

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