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Government reaches agreement on second supplementary budget proposal for 2020 and the General Government Fiscal Plan for 2021–2024

8.4.2020 18.06

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.

Recording of the press conference | YouTube
Press conference photos | Flickr

Briefing on the coronavirus situation on 8 April
Briefing on the acquisition of protective equipment in the coronavirus situation

8.4.2020 15.15

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.

Photos of the briefing | Flickr
Recording of the briefing | YouTube






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