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.
Briefing on the coronavirus situation on 8 April
Briefing on the acquisition of protective equipment in the coronavirus situation
Permanent Secretary Kirsi Varhila, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health; Managing Director Tomi Lounema, National Emergency Supply Agency; State Under-Secretary Petri Peltonen, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment; and State Under-Secretary Nina Vaskunlahti, Ministry for Foreign Affairs told about measures to acquire protective equipment.
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
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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