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08.05.2019|Government

The Research and Development Council: Estonian research and development is increasingly more involved with entrepreneurship and innovation

Stenbock House, 8 May 2019 – the Estonian Research and Development Council summarised the last economic year and made recommendations to the Government for the common research, development, and innovation strategy for 2021–2030. At yesterday’s meeting, the council acknowledged that Estonian...
03.05.2019|Government

The government began negotiating the budget strategy for 2020–2023

Stenbock House, 3 May 2019 - At yesterday’s cabinet meeting, the government discussed the state budget strategy for 2020–2023; the discussions will continue next week. At the cabinet meeting, the Ministry of Finance gave the government an overview on the current economic forecast as well as the...
02.05.2019|Government

The Prime Minister confirmed the ministerial substitutions and areas of jurisdiction, and the government discussed its organisation of work

Stenbock House, 2 May 2019 - At the opening session of the new government coalition, Secretary of State Taimar Peterkop gave an overview of the organization of work of the government, discussing how the minister's work as a member of the government, relations with the Riigikogu, and participation...
22.04.2019|Government

Speech of the candidate for Prime Minister Jüri Ratas on the basis of forming a new government, 17.04.2019

Esteemed President of the Riigikogu, esteemed members of the Riigikogu, dear colleagues, dear people of Estonia, On December 31st, 1993, President Lennart Meri gave the final speech of "our first constitutional year" as he himself named it, and stated that the most beautiful Estonia is a...
18.04.2019|Government

Ratas: we will focus on what unites the Estonian people

Stenbock House, 17 April 2019 – Jüri Ratas, the candidate for prime minister who was authorised by the Riigikogu to form the new government, said that the Estonian society represents many different values, but they should not conflict; all Estonian people should focus on what we have in common,...
12.04.2019|Government

Ratas at a meeting with China: secure digital unions enhance the economy and create jobs

Dubrovnik, Croatia, 12 April 2019 – today, at the meeting of China and Central and Eastern European countries in Dubrovnik, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas stressed that it is important in the economic relationship between Europe and China to guarantee equal opportunities to entrepreneurs of both regions...
11.04.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will participate in a meeting of China and Central and Eastern European countries in Dubrovnik

Today and tomorrow, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and Tarmo Tamm, Minister of Rural Affairs, will participate in a meeting of China and Central and Eastern European countries in Dubrovnik, Croatia, the focus of which will be on developing economic and cultural relations. “Above all, we see the...
11.04.2019|Government

The European Union extended the Brexit deadline to the end of October

Brussels, Belgium, 11 April 2019 – The Council of the European Union and Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, agreed to extend the deadline of withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union to 31 October of this year. “It is in the interests of all of us that the United...
10.04.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas to participate at the European Council on Brexit

Stenbock House, 10 April 2019 – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas is travelling to Brussels to participate in a meeting for heads of states and governments of the 27 Member States of the European Union. The European Council will focus on the latest developments of the United Kingdom leaving the EU...
10.04.2019|Government

Ratas at a meeting with the Latvian president: intense cooperation in every field is only natural for close friends and neighbours

Stenbock House, Tallinn, 10 April 2019 - At their meeting, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis discussed the cultural and economic relations of the two countries, defence cooperation, mutual plans for the future, and mutual interests in the European Union and NATO. “I...

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