1 October 2020
Skopje – The speed of the recovery and growth will depend on the rebound of the Eurozone economy, but also on progress of domestic economic reforms, raising the level and quality of public investment and improving the quality of education needed to reduce skills mismatches in the labour market, says Andi Aranitasi, European Bank for Development and Reconstruction (EBRD) Head for North Macedonia.
Skopje – Finance Minister Fatmir Besimi met on Thursday with Spanish Ambassador to North Macedonia Emilio Lorenzo Serra and discussed the ongoing health and economic crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic and the need for governments to actively monitor the situation and take action.
Skopje – The 2020/2021 school year in North Macedonia officially starts on Thursday amid growing uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Skopje – Prime Minister Zoran Zaev told reporters on Thursday that the health aspect should take priority over the economic one when deciding whether to reopen borders, with or without presentation of PCR test results.
Skopje – Health Minister Venko Filipche delivered Thursday video message to parents, students and teachers on starting of a new school year.
Skopje – Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Fatmir Bytyqi met on Thursday with Russian Ambassador to North Macedonia Sergei Bazdnikin and discussed improving bilateral cooperation and strengthening trade exchange as conditions for attracting investments.
Brussels – The European Commission has launched legal action against Britain over its new Internal Market Bill.