Moldovan parliament, Romanian Senate to launch concrete cooperation projects in culture, education, mass media sectors
14:31 | 08.10.2021 Category: Official
Chisinau, 8 October /MOLDPRES/ - Parliament Speaker Igor Grosu, along with the members of the parliament’s commission for culture, education, research, youth, sport and mass media, today met a delegation of the commission for culture and media of the Romanian Senate, on a visit to Chisinau, the parliament’s communication and public relations general department has reported.
Igor Grosu welcomed the Romanian senators in Moldova’s parliament.
”After the heads of the commissions of Moldova’s parliament have recently had quite productive meetings with their counterparts from Romania, we are now honoured to host the visit by the commission for culture and media of the Senate, in its full composition. I am sure that it will give start to a new more imposing stage, in our cooperation relations, both at the level of leadership and between the standing commissions,’’ Igor Grosu said.
The parliament speaker declared for the enforcement of concrete joint projects by the two parliamentary commissions. According to the speaker, the turning to good account of the common linguistic and cultural space is a vast field of cooperation between lawmakers from Moldova and Romania.
The head of the Romanian Senate’s commission for culture and media, Viorel-Riceard Badea, said that a first important joint cooperation between the two commissions might become a programme on the promotion of the Romanian language. According to the senator, this cooperation will serve as example for other commissions and political factors interested in the resetting of the relations between Romania and Moldova.
The head of the Moldovan parliament’s commission for culture, education, research, youth, sport and mass media, Liliana Nicolaescu-Onofrei, noted the priority goals on the commission’s agenda. The MP emphasized that there was a quite great interest in the promotion of studying the Romanian language among the people speaking other languages and that the Moldovan parliament would be grateful for support in the carrying out of a permanent programme, based on he advanced experience of the European Union and especially of Romania.
Taking advantage of the occasion, Parliament Speaker Igor Grosu thanked Romania for every support provided to Moldova, including in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.
”Romania was the first one to came to our assistance on an extremely difficult period, providing us over half a million doses of vaccine and the citizens were grateful for this brotherly gesture. Strong feelings unite us, which resist any crises and challenges,’’ the speaker added.