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Government decided on tightening restrictions on border traffic

7.4.2020 8.00

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.

Photos of the briefing | Flickr
Recordings of briefings | YouTube
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





Briefing on the coronavirus situation on 3 April
Support for entrepreneurs and funding for enterprises

3.4.2020 11.30

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.

Presentation materials
Briefing photos | Flickr
Recordings of the press conferences | YouTube


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Government Programme

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