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Romania's Deputy Prime Minister and Commissioner Hahn discuss regionalisation in Romania

(19 March 2013)

Romania's Deputy Prime Minister and Commissioner Hahn discuss regionalisation in Romania

How to improve Romania's use  of EU structural funds was the main topic of conversation at a meeting today between Commissioner  Hahn and  Liviu Dragnea, Romanian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Development and Public Administration. The Commissioner and Deputy Prime Minister discussed Romania s broad ideas around restructuring  the country's  regions, in order to better deal  with EU funds.

The Commissioner welcomed the initiative and said he looked forward to seeing concrete proposals. He outlined that  the main priority is the effective delivery of funds   – according to the rules –  so the benefits of EU investments  are felt by Romanian citizens.