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Simona Fodor
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Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: [email protected] 

 

Romania’s president appoints new environment minister

President Klaus Iohannis signed the decree to appoint Mircea Fechet as environment minister. He will be sworn later today, November 5, the president’s office announced.

Fechet is replacing Costel Alexe, who resigned from the post after being elected president of the Iaşi County Council.

Until his appointment as minister, Fechet was a state secretary with the Environment Minister. He had under his coordination the Environment Fund Administration, the National Environment Guard, the National Agency for Environment Protection, the Department for Waste, Contaminated Sites and Dangerous Substances, and the Department for Pollution Control and Impact Evaluation.

He is a graduate of the Food Science and Engineering Faculty at Dunărea de Jos University in Galaţi, and of the Law and Administrative Sciences Faculty of George Bacovia University in Bacău.

(Photo: Octav Ganea/ Inquam Photos)

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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: [email protected] 

 

Romania’s president appoints new environment minister

President Klaus Iohannis signed the decree to appoint Mircea Fechet as environment minister. He will be sworn later today, November 5, the president’s office announced.

Fechet is replacing Costel Alexe, who resigned from the post after being elected president of the Iaşi County Council.

Until his appointment as minister, Fechet was a state secretary with the Environment Minister. He had under his coordination the Environment Fund Administration, the National Environment Guard, the National Agency for Environment Protection, the Department for Waste, Contaminated Sites and Dangerous Substances, and the Department for Pollution Control and Impact Evaluation.

He is a graduate of the Food Science and Engineering Faculty at Dunărea de Jos University in Galaţi, and of the Law and Administrative Sciences Faculty of George Bacovia University in Bacău.

(Photo: Octav Ganea/ Inquam Photos)

[email protected]
 

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