Tag: government
Macedonia 29.06.19 | 13:12

The government and the president support Skopje Pride parade

North Macedonia is a society of equal opportunities for all citizens, and love is love, the Government wrote on Facebook. Every day we have the opportunity to choose how we will help for greater equality for each of us, the fight for more rights will not stop as long as we have discrimination. Acceptance...

Macedonia 28.06.19 | 10:20

Parliament approves Zaev’s proposed changes to the Government

The Parliament approved the appointment of five new ministers in Zaev’s Government. Naser Nuredini is the new Environment Minister, LDP party leader Goran Milevski is in charge of the Municipal Administration Ministry while former Albanian terrorist commander Sadula Duraku leads the newly created...

Macedonia 26.06.19 | 22:57

After ten hour debate, ministers Tevdovski, Fazliu and Lika dismissed

The Parliament dismissed Wednesday evening Finance Minister Dragan Tevdovski, Minister of Local Self-Government Suhejl Fazliu and Minister without Portfolio in charge of implementing the Framework Agreement Hazbi Lika. They were dismissed by a majority vote. Apart from them, at the beginning of the parliamentary...

Macedonia 03.06.19 | 19:25

No government awards for the Vardar team

Just like two years ago, this historic victory in the most elite European Handball League will pass without recognition and rewards for the Vardar team by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and the government of the Republic of Macedonia. Then the only thing that the handball champions received from Zaev was...

Macedonia 01.06.19 | 15:20

Mickoski: If tsunami happened to the world, Zoran Zaev happened to Macedonia for two years

On this very day, exactly two years ago, people had faith that Zoran Zaev would bring a better time. For many people, this day was a day of hope for many, of promises that created expectations, desires for life, clean air, 500 euro salaries, a promise for a European future. Despite all the suspicions...

Macedonia 30.05.19 | 21:52

The new government format will be “Zaev2”

The leaders of SDSM and DUI have already reached 90% of the agreement on the new format of the Government and in the coming days it is expected to be announced, DUI Vice President Izet Mexhiti announced on TV Alsat’s “Patot kon” show. According to him, it should be government “Zaev2”,...

Economy 08.05.19 | 16:51

Zaev’s Government issues 49 million EUR in new debt, brings 2019 total to 317.4 million EUR

The fast paced issuing of new debt continues. The Macedonian Government scheduled a bond issue worth 49 million EUR. If successful, it will bring the new debt issues for 2019 alone to a significant number of 317.4 million EUR. Just on one occasion two weeks ago, it raised 39 million EUR in new debt. International...

Macedonia 06.05.19 | 17:17

Macedonian Language Day observed with Government reception

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev addressed Monday Government-hosted reception on the occasion of the “May 5 – Macedonian Language Day”, which is observed for the first time after the Government recently set it as an annual working holiday. The ceremony, attended by members of the Government,...

Macedonia 02.04.19 | 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 01.04.19 | 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 28.03.19 | 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 12.03.19 | 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 20.02.19 | 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 12.02.19 | 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 11.02.19 | 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 05.02.19 | 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 30.01.19 | 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 25.01.19 | 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 25.12.18 | 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...