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Moldovan parliament to be summoned for extraordinary session on 20-21 January

18:21 | 19.01.2022 Category: Official

Chisinau, 19 January /MOLDPRES/ - The parliament will be summoned in an extraordinary session on 20-21 January. The decision today was approved by the parliament’s standing bureau, at a request by Parliament Speaker Igor Grosu, in accordance with the parliament’s regulation, the parliament’s communication and public relations department has reported.     

The request for summoning the parliament was reasoned by the need to consider and approve, as a priority, a package of normative acts of social and economic importance, including in order to support the citizens, in the contest of the increase in the price for natural gas on the domestic market, following the price’s growth on the European market.

The draft agenda of the extraordinary session, approved by the standing bureau, includes the draft decision on the declaring of the state of emergency all over Moldova for a period of 60 days. The proposal will be discussed at the 20 January plenary meeting, due to start at 9:00.  

At the plenary meeting on 21 January, due to begin at 10:00, the lawmakers are to discuss the draft on amendment of the law on the modification of the conditions of establishing and providing of the assistance for the cold period of the year and of the law on the compensation of the price difference for the consumption of natural gas/thermal energy on the cold period of the year; the draft law on the establishment of measures for the period of emergency state in the public health sector.   

The agenda of the extraordinary session also includes the draft code of the railway transport, the draft laws for the ratification of the agreement on the modification and reformulation of the contract on financing between Moldova and the European Investment Bank on the railway infrastructure and the park of rolling stock of Moldova and on the attraction by the government of external state loans on behalf of the International Monetary Fund.  

The MPs are also to examine the draft law for the ratification of the agreement between the governments of Moldova and Romania on the mutual recognition of diplomas, certificates and scientific titles.   

The draft agenda also comprises the draft for the amendment of the Law on the Prosecutor’s Office; draft on amendment of the Labour Code and the law on the promotion of labour force and the unemployment insurance; draft law on measures related to the selection of candidates for the offices of members in the self-administration bodies of the judges and prosecutors; draft on amendment of the law on electric energy.     

Also, the standing bureau proposes the consideration of two draft decisions: on the nomination of two members and deputy heads of the administrative board of the National Commission of Financial Market.  

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