National Order of Merit (Romania)

The National Order of Merit (Romanian: Ordinul Național Pentru Merit) is an order which is part of the National System of Decorations of Romania. A medal of merit also exists, but does not confer membership in the order.

National Order of Merit
Ordinul Național Pentru Merit
Knight's Medal of the Order
Awarded by The President of Romania
(since 2000)
TypeOrder of Merit
RibbonSilver with two Black stripes on either side. (Civilian);
Silver with two Black stripes on either side and two gold stripes on each margin. (Military)
Eligibility(1) Civil, military;
(2) military units;
(3) foreign citizens.
Awarded forSpecial services rendered in the interests of Romania.[1]
StatusCurrently awarded
Grand MasterPresident Klaus Iohannis
GradesGrand Cross
Grand Officer
Commander
Officer
Knight
Precedence
Next (higher)National Order of Faithful Service
Next (lower)None (Lowest)
RelatedNational Medal for Merit

The Grand Cross's ribbon bar of the Order (military version)

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