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26.09.2019|Government

The budget focuses on areas that need support and assistance

Stenbock House, 25 September 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas presented to the Riigikogu the draft state budget for 2020, which focuses on the areas that need the most support and assistance. In his speech, the prime minister pointed out that expenditures will be approximately 11.6 billion...
25.09.2019|Government

Jüri Ratas to entrepreneurs: faster economic growth is driven by more efficient action

Alexela Concert House, Tallinn, 25 September 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas said in a presentation at the 21st Äriplaan conference that the Estonian economy is capable of growing faster, but to do so, both entrepreneurs and the government sector need to make an effort to increase their efficiency...
25.09.2019|Government

The government approved the draft state budget for 2020

Stenbock House, 24 September 2019 – The government approved the draft state budget for 2020, with expenditures of 11.6 billion euros and revenues of 11.8 billion euros. Expenditures will increase by approximately 240 million euros and revenues by 760 million euros over 2019. According to Prime...
22.09.2019|Government

Ratas and Reinsalu commemorated the 75th anniversary of the great refugee flight and the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way in New York

New York Estonian House, 22 September 2019 - Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu, along with the Lithuanian Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka and Latvian Ambassador to the UN Andrejs Pildegovics, welcomed the local Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian communities in the New York...
10.09.2019|Government

The Vice President of Namibia is visiting Estonia

Stenbock House, 10 September 2019 – Today and tomorrow, the Vice President of Namibia, Dr Nangolo Mbumba, will be visiting Estonia, accompanied by a government and business delegation. This evening, Vice President Mbumba will be meeting with Prime Minister Jüri Ratas. Tomorrow at 10.30, the...
09.09.2019|Government

The government decided to nominate Kadri Simson as candidate only for the next European Commission

Stenbock House, 9 September 2019 – Today, at a phone session, the government decided not to consider it necessary to fill the post of Estonian commissioner in the current European Commission. Kadri Simson is Estonia’s candidate for the next Commission led by Ursula von der Leyen. According to...
05.09.2019|Government

ECD: business diplomacy can only be advanced through common goals and cooperation

Stenbock House, 4 September 2019 – Today, the Economic Development Committee of the Government obtained an overview of the implementation of the action plan of the business diplomacy strategy; proposals were also made for extending the network of Estonian foreign representations and economic...
05.09.2019|Government

Foreign Minister briefed the government on Estonia’s preparations for the possibility of the United Kingdom exiting the EU without an agreement

Stenbock House, 5. September 2019 - Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu briefed the government on Estonia’s preparations for the possibility of the United Kingdom exiting the European Union without an agreement. According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, the United Kingdom leaving the European Union...
30.08.2019|Government

Ratas in the Riigikogu: our beloved Estonia must be a good home and a caring society for all

In his speech today in the Riigikogu, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas noted that in the political struggle, we tend to forget that we share the same goal – our beloved Estonia must be a good home and a caring society for all. Regardless of our place of birth, standard of living, profession, mother tongue...
Photo: Jürgen Randma
30.08.2019|Government

The construction of the eastern border continues

Võru County, Piusa border guard station, 30 August 2019 Yesterday, at a cabinet meeting, Mart Helme, Minister of the Interior, presented an alternative solution for building the eastern border, and the government decided to support the solution which would cut infrastructure components and...

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