Government decided on tightening restrictions on border traffic
On 7 April 2020, the Government decided at an extraordinary Government session to prolong the validity of the decision on the temporary reintroduction of border control at internal borders and the restrictions on traffic. The validity period was extended from 14 April 2020 to 13 May 2020.
Minister of the Interior Maria Ohisalo, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto, Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson and Minister of Transport and Communications Timo Harakka attended the briefing.
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Government decided on tightening restrictions on border traffic along the border with Sweden and Norway and on steps to secure medical care in Åland | Prime Minister's Office 7 April
New restrictions on border crossings | Ministry of the Interior 7 April
Restrictions on early childhood education and care, primary and secondary education and vocational education and training extended until 13 May
President and Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy discuss security of supply and Government Report on Foreign and Security Policy
Restaurants to close everywhere in Finland at midnight on Friday due to the coronavirus epidemic
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and National Institute for Health and Welfare
Information on coronavirus sent to every household
Briefing on the coronavirus situation on 3 April
Support for entrepreneurs and funding for enterprises
The Government held a briefing on the coronavirus situation on Friday 3 April. The topics of the briefing were support for entrepreneurs and funding for enterprises as well as measures that will be used to help private persons and companies in financial distress caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson and Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä were present at the briefing.
The Programme of Prime Minister Sanna Marin's Government "Inclusive and competent Finland – a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable society" was submitted to Parliament in the form of a Government statement on 10 December 2019.
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