Moldovan parliament speaker awards Medal of Democracy to Royal Family of Romania
17:47 | 27.11.2018 Category: Official
Chisinau, 27 November /MOLDPRES/ - The highest distinction of Moldova’s parliament, The Medal of Democracy, at a today’s official ceremony, was handed to Her Majesty Princess Margareta, Custodian of the Romanian Crown and His Royal Highness Princess Radu, as a token of gratitude for the promotion of the interests and image of Moldova, the parliament’s communication and public relations department has reported.
Parliament Speaker Andrian Candu thanked the Royal Family for the projects initiated for the benefit of Moldova’s citizens. Candu expressed gratitude to the Royal Family for the promotion of the country’s positive image abroad.
After the awarding ceremony, Andrian Candu discussed with Her Majesty Princess Margareta, Custodian of the Romanian Crown and His Royal Highness Princess Radu the continuation of the projects started in the last years. At the same time, the Royal Family said that it would provide two new scholarships, scholarship Michel I and scholarship Queen Anne, for young people from Moldova.
In the last years, the Royal Family has backed and organized a string of visits to inform Royal Families from Europe about Moldova, investment opportunities and the country’s European aspirations.
A Mausoleum of Romanian soldiers from Liceni was restored and a monument to King Ferdinand I was inaugurated with the support of the Royal Family. The 2016 jubilee year, during which the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Royal House and the laying of the foundation of the modern Romanian State, through the promulgation of the 1866 Constitution, were marked, ended in Chisinau. The funds raised at a show organized by the parliament speaker and the Royal Family on this occasion were donated for the repair of the festivities hall of the Ciprian Porumbescu Music Lyceum.
The Academy of Sciences benefits from the scholarship King Ferdinand and scholarship Queen Mary. There is a painting in the parliament’s museum, showing King Ferdinand I during the World War I, made by painter Valentin Tanase, offered by the Custodian of the Crown.