Consultations at the Presidency // Maia Sandu discussed the EU accession referendum with EBA Moldova representatives
A new round of discussions about the referendum on the accession to the European Union took place today at the Presidency. The head of state Maia Sandu met with the board members of the European Business Association (EBA), an organization that promotes trade and investments between Moldova and the European Single Market.
The Republic of Moldova joins the "Digital Europe" program
The Republic of Moldova joins the "Digital Europe" program, announced the Minister of Economic Development and Digitalization, Dumitru Alaiba. According to the official, this means that the business environment, town halls, NGOs and central institutions throughout the country will have access to European funds for digitization, with a total budget of EUR 7.5 billion in the period 2021-2027.
The Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration, Cristina Gherasimov, is on a working visit to Brussels
The Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration, Cristina Gherasimov, will pay a working visit to Brussels, on February 21-22. The Moldovan official will be accompanied by colleagues from the Ministry of Justice and other related institutions, responsible for the analysis of EU legislation in the field of justice and fundamental rights.
Government's solution for farmers: Emergency agricultural credit
Negotiations between farmers and government representatives continue. After almost two hours of tough discussions, the parties did not reach an agreement. The Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry, Vladimir Bolea, announced urgent crediting in agriculture, guaranteed by the state. From March 1, farmers can access loans of up to 500 thousand lei. Farmers, for their part, argue that this is a temporary solution and will not solve the problem.