Minister of Administration and the Interior Vasile Blaga and Minister of the Environment and Forestry Laszlo Borbely on Tuesday carried out an inspection of the defence dam in the Valea Orasului district of the city of Galati (eastern Romania, on the Danube).
Minister Vasile Blaga said that the variant of the defence dam on the Danube in Galati was a solution voted for by all the members of the National Council for Emergency Situations and that all calculations referring to the working scenarios were made by the best experts in Romania. Minister Laszlo Borbely voiced hope that the cyclone predicted for the days to come would not bring about strong rains and storms.
He congratulated the people who had worked on the dam in Galati and appreciated that „here they did everything that man could do. There were thousands of people and I hope that, at the weekend, we can say that we are safe,” added the official.