21.01.2022

55th Government Meeting

Prishtina 21 January 2022

The Government of the Republic of Kosovo has held an electronic meeting, in which, among other things, it has approved the general and specific measures for controlling, preventing and fighting COVID-19 pandemics.

After the review, the decision was approved on general and specific measures for controlling, preventing and fighting COVID-19 pandemics according to the assessment of the epidemiological situation in the country by the Ministry of Health in cooperation with the Institute of Public Health. The approved measures enter into force tomorrow, January 22, 2020 and are valid until February 4, 2022. (Attached are the measures approved by this decision)

In this meeting was established the Organizing Council to mark the 14th (fourteenth) anniversary of Kosovo’s Independence, with this composition:

1. Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, chair;
2. Representative from the Ministry of Defense, member;
3. Representative from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, member;
4. Representative from the Ministry of Internal Affairs, member and
5. Representative from the Office of the Prime Minister, member.

The following institutions are also invited to send a representative to the Council:
1. Representative from the Office of the President, member;
2. Representative from the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo, member;
3. Representative from the Municipality of Prishtina, member;
4. Leaders of Organizations from the KLA War, member;
5. President of the Association of Kosovo Municipalities, member and
6. Representatives of NGOs.

Based on the decisions of the Independent Oversight Board for the Civil Service of Kosovo, the Government reviewed and supplemented procedurally and then reconfirmed Decision No. 34/39, dated 13.10.2021 and Decision No. 11/44, dated 21.11.2021 through which it has abrogated two Decisions of the previous government; Decision No. 13/59, dated 21.01.2021 for the extension of the mandate of the Secretary General in the Ministry of Economy and Environment and the Decision No. 16/31, dated 21.09.2020 on the appointment of the Secretary General of the Kosovo Security Council.

Further, the government cabinet has approved the request of the Ministry of Finance, Labor and Transfers for the allocation of budget funds in the amount of ten million euros (10,000,000.00 €), for the implementation of the Economic Recovery Package for measure 3.7 – Support in overcoming the energy crisis.

The government cabinet has also approved the request of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, for financial support for the implementation of Measure 4.3 – Support of Culture and Sports. With the decision approved today, funds have been allocated in the amount of 95,725 euros which will be used to support the second part of the campaign of the film “Zgjoi”, nominated by the Republic of Kosovo to compete in the 94th edition for the Awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, “Oscars”.

 

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