The Ministry of Agriculture has often been hindered in the past from solving problems due to political reasons, but a thorough agricultural reform could be carried out if the ministry is managed more firmly, with “an iron hand”, said Romanian PM Mihai Razvan Ungureanu this Friday, according to Mediafax.
“It is a very difficult ministry (e.n. Minsitry of Agriculture), a pivotal ministry for the economy. It can become one of the ministries essential for our prosperity not only because of the degree of EU funds absorption, but because of the problems it has to solve,” said Ungureanu during the appointment ceremony of the new minister of agriculture, Stelian Fuia (pictured).
Fuia is replacing Valeriu Tabara, a member of the Democratic Liberal Party (PD-L) who lost the position after Emil Boc, the former PM resigned.