Tag: government
Macedonia 14:24

Protest with Vergina sun flags outside government building

Twenty representatives of NGOs “Makedonium” and “Prerodba”, welcomed Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with a protest in front of the government building. Holding flags with Vergina sun, they say that the only name of the state is Macedonia and that its citizens are ethnic...

Macedonia 21:22

Zaev welcomes Tsipras with a new sign in front of the Government building

Ahead of the Alexis Tsipras visit to Macedonia tomorrow, Zoran Zaev’s Government was labeled with a sign in Macedonian, Albanian and English declaring it to be the “Government of the Republic of North Macedonia”. Previously, Zaev ordered the removal of the large golden colored letters...

Macedonia 22:51

Government and opposition fail to reach agreement on SPO law

Government and the opposition have failed yet again to reach an agreement over the draft-law on the public prosecutor’s office, which is set to solve the status of the Special Prosecutor’s Office (SPO). Representatives of the government and the opposition, who participated in the meeting,...

Macedonia 22:21

There will be no language police for the use of the country’s new constitutional name

The new name of the state applies to all institutions since February 12 this year when the Prespa Treaty came into force, but in referring to institutions in the period before, it is allowed to use the old name of the state, for example: Kiro Gligorov, the former president of the Republic of Macedonia...

Macedonia 17:53

Government to consider request for relocation of casinos and betting shops

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Finance Minister Dragan Tevdovski met Wednesday with a delegation of the Anti-Gambling Movement from Tetovo. Representatives of the Movement submitted requests that sports betting shops and casinos should be relocated from the immediate vicinity of schools and apartment...

Macedonia 20:55

As of today, Macedonia is officially renamed North Macedonia

As of today, 12 February 2019, the Final Agreement for settling the differences as described in United Nations Security Council Resolutions 817 (1993) and 845 (1993), the termination of the 1995 Interim Accord, and the establishment of a strategic partnership between the parties, which was duly published...

Macedonia 12:13

Macedonia’s Government: The letters were removed due to preparations for the NATO flag-raising ceremony

The letters “Government of the Republic of Macedonia” on the facade of the Government building were removed, in order to place the new constitutional name containing the adjective “North” in line with the Prespa Agreement. The government explained that the letters were removed...

Macedonia 22:05

Zaev announces he will tear down the fence around the Government complex again

A long forgotten promise SDSM made before taking over the Government – to tear down the metal fence around its building, has resurfaced. During its meeting on Tuesday, the Zaev Government decided to remove the fence and to open the complex to citizens. Zoran Zaev was announcing that he will melt...

Macedonia 13:54

Macedonian Government holds bilingual session

During the session of the Macedonian Government on Tuesday, for the first time ethnic Albanian ministers spoke in Albanian, as provided in the controversial law on the use of languages. The law, which clearly violates the articles of the Constitution regulating the use of minority languages to municipalities...

Macedonia 19:31

Zaev’s Government congratulates the citizens on the ratification of the “North Macedonia” deal in Greece

Zaev’s Government issued a press release congratulating the public on the ratification of the deal to rename Macedonia in the Greek Parliament. According to the press release, the so-called Prespa deal will help development in the region. We congratulate on the peace, progress and development which...

Macedonia 23:02

“Jobs for the boys” scandal: More suspicious job openings in the pipeline

After a series of suspicious hiring of children of Government officials in public institutions, more such “jobs for the boys” are in the pipeline, at least judging by the vacancy adds being published by the Government and the TIRZ agency for foreign direct investments. The Government is seeking...