Press conference on 8 April Government reaches agreement on second supplementary budget proposal for 2020 and the General Government Fiscal Plan for 2021–2024
The Government is committed to protecting people’s wellbeing and the ability of businesses to cope during the coronavirus crisis in Finland, with as few detrimental human and economic consequences as possible. With the agreement reached here, the Government is supporting people’s health and livelihoods, improvements in the situation for municipalities, business activity, rural businesses, culture and sports. Besides the decisions already made, the Government is also preparing measures to support the rapid recovery of the economy after the crisis, and these will be presented in a supplementary budget proposal in May.
Prime Minister Sanna Marin, Minister of Finance Katri Kulmuni, Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson, Minister of the Interior Maria Ohisalo and Minister of Education Li Andersson were present at the press conference.