Ludovic Orban, the prime minister of Romania, has paid a fine of 3000 lei (4600 euros) for having broken the rules, which his own government have introduced in order to curb the infection with the corona virus.
It writes the Romanian state news agency Agerpres.
There has emerged a picture of the crime up on the social media. Here the Orban in his office. He is sitting with several other ministers. None of them wearing masks - they are thrown on the table - and the prime minister, smoking a cigarette.
Indoor smoking has been banned in Romania since 2016.
In a statement recognises Orban, that he has broken the rules. He explains that some ministers came to his office after a long day on the 25. may to mark the Orban 57-year birthday.
the prime minister know that all citizens must follow the rules, regardless of the citizen's position. If the law is broken, it must be the sanctions, citing Agerpres from Orban's statement.
After 60 days of strict closure during a undtagelseslov, which expired on 15. may, ordered the Orban government, to the romanians for a period of 30 days must be particularly vigilant.
There were among other things introduced the mandatory use of face masks when using public transport or is in closed, public areas.
It is planned that the restaurants with outdoor seating will re-open in the country on Monday.