7 May 2021
Skopje – Police Day is a symbol of the sacrifice, responsibility, courage, morality – traits that every individual who takes an oath of honor by the blue uniform needs to develop, Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski said in a video address to police officers and MoI officials on May 7 – Police Day.
Skopje – The World Bank has provided USD 46.5 million for implementation of two projects, crucial for North Macedonia’s economic development. Projects involving energy efficacy in the public sector and promoting primary education are part of the World Bank’s four-year Country Partnership Framework for North Macedonia worth USD 420 million.
Skopje – The Ministry of Health said Friday that a total of 883 COVID-19 patients are being treated in hospitals in North Macedonia.
Skopje — As of today, a total of 104,962 Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the country, with 84,312 citizens receiving one dose and 20,650 citizens receiving two, according to the Ministry of Health on Friday morning.
Skopje – The first day of Ramadan Bayram, May 13, Thursday, is a non-working day for all citizens of North Macedonia, the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy said Friday.
Skopje – Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani met Friday with the EU ambassadors of the C5 informal group, comprised of central European countries – Austria, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.
Skopje – The Skopje-based Criminal Court sentenced another employee of the Ministry of Interior (MoI), who pleaded guilty at Friday’s trial, to one year and seven months imprisonment in the case dubbed ‘Dvojnik’ (Doppelganger) over unlawful issuance of passports to foreign nationals.
Skopje – Germany and Slovakia urged Friday the start of EU accession negotiations with both North Macedonia and Albania this June.
Moscow — More than 20 million people around the world have received the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on Thursday.