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20.02.2019|Government

Preliminary information regarding the prime minister’s participation in events related to the Independence Day of the Republic of Estonia on 22 and 24 February 2019

Dear Journalists! We hereby provide you with preliminary information regarding Prime Minister Jüri Ratas’s participation in events related to the Independence Day of the Republic of Estonia on 22 and 24 February. Friday, 22 February 2 p.m. – Festive parade of the Estonian Academy...
15.02.2019|Government

The E-Estonia Council supported the 10-year development plan for the ID-card and e-identity

Stenbock House, 15 February 2019 – Today, the E-Estonia Council approved the white paper drafted on the initiative of the Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) and the Information System Authority (RIA) on identity and document management, which charts the current situation in the field and...
14.02.2019|Government

The Research and Development Council specified the allocation proportions of additional research funding and agreed on an improved methodology for calculating research costs

Stenbock House, 13 February 2019 – the Research and Development Council agreed on an improved methodology for calculating research costs in State Budget and made a proposal for the proportions of the additional fund for R&D. Today, at the meeting of the council, it was decided that the...
13.02.2019|Government

Ratas: the administrative reform increased the capacity of municipalities and brought better services to people

Stenbock House, 13 February 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas acknowledged yesterday, on the Day of Cities and Rural Municipalities, the people who contributed to the successful implementation of the administrative-territorial reform and said that he was sure that as a result of these changes,...
10.02.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas in Dubai: the digital society of the future is human-centered

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 February 2019 – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas gave a keynote speech at the World Government Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Estonia’s digital advancement and future opportunities for developing public sector services. This year, Estonia is one of the...
10.02.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas: we hope to open a direct flight to Dubai soon

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 February 2019 – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of the Emirate of Dubai. The heads of government agreed that Estonia and the United Arab Emirates would intensify economic cooperation. “Estonia’s relations with the...
08.02.2019|Government

Ratas at a meeting with the prime minister of Latvia: relations between Estonia and Latvia keep improving

Stenbock House, 8 February 2019 – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with Krišjānis Kariņš, Prime Minister of Latvia, for whom this was the first foreign visit during his term of office. The prime ministers discussed relations between Estonia and Latvia and joint issues in the context of the...
08.02.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas: eastern partnership of the European Union must be ambitious

Stenbock House, 8 February 2019 – today, in Tallinn, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas opened the Eastern Partnership Annual Conference marking ten years since the partnership agreement was concluded between the European Union and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, and Belarus. In his speech,...
07.02.2019|Government

Reminder: the meeting of the Prime Ministers of Estonia and Latvia on 8 February in Stenbock House

Dear journalists! On 8 February, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will be meeting the Prime Minister of Latvia, Krišjānis Kariņš, who is visiting Estonia. In this bilateral meeting, the Prime Ministers will be discussing issues of the European Union, including Brexit, a new long-term budgetary...
06.02.2019|Government

Accreditation information: the meeting of the Prime Ministers of Estonia and Latvia on 8 February in Stenbock House

Dear journalists! On 8 February, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will be meeting the Prime Minister of Latvia, Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš, who is visiting Estonia. In this bilateral meeting, the Prime Ministers will be discussing issues of the European Union, including Brexit, a new long-term budgetary...

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