The Government has put forward a comprehensive set of economic measures consisting of 28 measures and recommendations, news agency MIA informs.
The responsibility of all political parties is to back this set of economic measures, worth €400 million, said Prime Minister Dimitar Kovachevski at Wednesday’s press conference, following the announcement of the set of measures to deal with the economic crisis.
Elaborating part of the measures and recommendations, he noted that in the part of excise, and VAT, the amendments to the VAT law and Law on Excise Duty should adopted, which would be immediately forwarded to the Parliament.
“All MPs, irrespective of which party they belong, have a responsibility and obligation as elected representatives by the citizens and to all citizens in the country,” Kovachevski said.
He also added that measures are not only unilateral, that only refer to excise duty or VAT, but also relate to the support of citizens from the most vulnerable categories, support to companies to maintain their liquidity and refer to measures to increase the possibility for energy transformation of the companies under the most favorable conditions, i.e. with subsidized interest rates.
PM Kovachevski stated that we are experiencing one of the biggest post-war economic crises in Europe and noted that this will be a difficult year, but stressed that with good policies we overcome it.