23rd October 2020, Skopje – Debate on the amendments to the Supplementary Budget, providing funds for realization of the fourth set of anti-crisis measures, closed on Friday, Deputy Minister of Finance, Dimitar Kovacevski, said, answering journalists’ questions at the occasion of the celebration of the 23rd October national holiday.

– Financing and Budget Parliamentary Commission and the Legislative and Legal Commission closed the debate on the amendments to the Supplementary Budget late last night. Measures the Government has proposed, which are implemented in the second 2020 Supplementary Budget, are aimed at maintaining the standard of the citizens in the light of the economic crisis Europe and the world, including our country, face, Kovacevski said.

He underlined that the measures the Government adopted as support to the citizens and the economy were designed in a timely manner, as well as that the Government remained open to discussions with all stakeholders. He also announced that, in future, all measure would be designed through dialogue.

– The Government remains available to continue its support on daily basis both in the course of the three months ahead of us by the end of this year, as well as in 2021, considering that effects of the Coronavirus crisis will be felt at the beginning of next year as well. We will work constantly with the stakeholders and will adapt the measures so as to best suit and help each industry separately, Kovacevski said. 

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