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    26.09.2018 - At Brdo pri Kranju today, Slovenian PM Marjan Šarec handed out the Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s national innovation awards. The awards, which represent the highest recognition for innovative achievements by Slovenian companies, confirm that Slovenia is entitled to be regarded as one of the most advanced countries in terms of innovation. "Today is a day for those who are not satisfied with the usual and who are always seeking something new – and there are a lot of people like that in Slovenia", the PM said in his address.

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    21.09.2018 - President of the Republic Borut Pahor officially received the newly elected government led by Prime Minister Marjan Šarec. Both President of the Republic and Prime Minister highlighted the importance of joint cooperation. Prime Minister Šarec also emphasised that it is the duty of the government to work for the benefit of Slovenia.

  • Source: Office of the PM

    20.09.2018 - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec participated in an informal meeting of EU prime ministers and heads of state on 19 and 20 September 2018 in Salzburg. At a working dinner, the leaders also discussed the current situation regarding migration, particularly with respect to the conclusions adopted at the June session of the European Council. The prime minister emphasised the importance of the effective protection of the EU’s external borders and strengthening cooperation with the countries of the Western Balkans in order to face security and migration challenges.

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    13.09.2018 - On the proposal of the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Ministers were appointed. The Government also appointed Stojan Tramte Secretary General of the Government. It set up the Committee on State Government Organization and Public Affairs, the Committee for the Economy and the Government Commission for Administrative Affairs and Appointments. At the same time it appointed several state secretaries in ministries.

  • Source: Twitter @MiroCerar

    10.09.2018 - Addressing the 13th Bled Strategic Forum, Prime Minister Dr Miro Cerar said that Europe would have to deal with a range of important issues and make decisions in the forthcoming months, including the one how to best deal with Brexit,. »These are the decisions that will again emphasize the true strength of the European Union«, stressed PM Cerar.

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    30.08.2018 - According to Prime Minister Miro Cerar at today’s session, Slovenians live in a country with one of the highest levels of economic growth in the EU, a country which has sound public finances and the lowest unemployment rate of the past decade, is more competitive and socially just, more optimistic and has a better reputation among foreign partners in comparison to 2014.

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    10.08.2018 - The European Commission has today adopted a new decision in the matter of the state aid granted to Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB) at the end of 2013, setting a new deadline for the privatisation of the bank and adjusting the package of compensatory measures. Slovenia must sell at least 50% plus one share of NLB by the end of 2018 and reduce its holding in NLB to the target of 25% plus one share by the end of 2019. The Ministry of Finance has expressed its satisfaction with the decision.

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    26.07.2018 - At today’s session, the Government amended the Ordinance on the framework for the preparation of general government budget for the 2018 to 2020 period, in the part relating to the Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia (ZZZS) in 2018. The amendment to the ordinance will allow an increase in ZZZS expenditure of EUR 35 million this year, which is a result of higher inflows of social security contributions. The Government reported on the implementation of the state budget in the first half of this year. As at the end of June, the budget had recorded EUR 4.753 billion in revenues and EUR 4.573 billion in expenditure, resulting in the posting of a EUR 180.9 million surplus at the half-year mark.

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    12.07.2018 - Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar attended the NATO summit in Brussels yesterday and today. At the summit, leaders of the alliance countries focused their main attention on meeting the financial commitments, the cooperation of NATO with the EU, the invitation to Macedonia to start membership negotiations, cooperation with Ukraine and Georgia and the mission in Afghanistan. After the summit, Prime Minister Cerar gave the assessment that underlying the meeting was a confirmation from the leaders of the common awareness of the importance of NATO for our security and stability.

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    10.07.2018 - Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar is attending a Summit for Berlin Process initiative, the forum of the EU Member States that strongly support the European future of Western Balkan countries and Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia and Serbia. Prime Minister Cerar emphasised at the Summit that European Union would only be complete when all countries of the Western Balkans were members, which would give this region stability and future. According to Cerar, the Berlin Process is about building trust between countries.

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