Monthly Archives: September 2021

Parliament Adopts Amendments to Electoral Code

Parliament resumed its 50th session, on the agenda of which are about forty draft laws in the first and second reading, decisions, authentic interpretations, as well as annual reports and started working at a new 52nd session, with a single item on the agenda Draft-Law on Amendments to the Electoral Code, in a shortened procedure, proposed by a group of ...

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Zaev and Maricic Hold Meeting with OSCE-ODIHR

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Justice Minister Bojan Maricic received a delegation from the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) local election observation mission, led by mission chief Tana de Zulueta. PM Zaev and Minister Maricic stressed at the meeting that all preparations for fair and democratic elections for mayors and councils in municipalities under the jurisdiction ...

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Resignations by Filipce and Hasani Submitted to PM and Archived

“The resignations of Health Minister Venko Filipce and his deputy Ilir Hasani have been submitted to the Prime Minister and have been archived. The content of the resignations does not deviate from what the two have already publicly shared,” government spokesman Dusko Arsovski said at a press conference. The Prime Minister, said Arsovski, has already explained that the assessment and ...

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617 New COVID-19 Cases Registered, 32 Infected Pass Away

The Ministry of Health informs, according to the data from the Institute of Public Health, in the last 24 hours, 4,621 tests were performed, and 617 new cases of COVID-19 were registered. During the same period 32 deaths have been reported. The total number of COVID-19 diagnosed persons in the country since the beginning of the epidemic is 184,893 the ...

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Road Conditions 16.09.2021

Good driving conditions are reported throughout the country on dry roads. During the day the temperature reaches dangerous levels and staying indoors is recommended. Certain roadways passing through valleys and canyons can be susceptible to light rockslides, such as Kocani – Makedonska Kamenica – Delcevo, Vinica – Berovo, Gostivar – Straza, Mavrovo – Debar – Struga, Demir Kapija – Udovo, ...

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Merkel: Macedonia and Albania Have Met Conditions for Membership

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a joint news conference with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama that Albania and Macedonia had met the conditions for membership in the European Union. “Both Albania and Macedonia have met the set conditions to start membership negotiations. Unfortunately, this was not achieved due to the Bulgarian veto, but we promised to be close to this ...

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Opposition MPs Request Resignations from Filipce and Hasani

The MPs from the opposition VMRO-DPMNE asked the PS Talat Xhaferi as the first point of the 50th session, to find a draft decision to dismiss Venko Filipce from the post of Minister of Health, which was rejected by the Speaker of Parliament with the explanation that, according to the Constitution, such a proposal should be submitted by the Prime ...

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SEC: Election Bodies to Comply with Law on Personal Data Protection

These days, the Municipal Election Commissions (MEC) in accordance with the Electoral Code are already submitting lists of candidates for councillors and mayors. “All MEC as an election body are obliged to comply with the provisions of the Law on Personal Data Protection, according to which the protection of personal data and the right to privacy regarding the processing of ...

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Simovski: Census Continues Smoothly

Spokesperson of the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia Dusko Arsovski and the Director of the State Statistical Office Apostol Simovski, held joint press conference where they informed on the current activities related to the Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of North Macedonia in 2021. The Director of SSO, Simovski said that the census is ...

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Road Conditions 15.09.2021

Dry road conditions are reported across the country, with moderate traffic outside urban areas. There are 30-minute – 45-munite delays at Bogorodica and Tabanovce border crossings to enter or exit the country. No delays are reporters on other border crossings. Landslides are possible along the routes of Katlanovo – Veles, Mavrovo – Debar – Struga, Vinica – Berovo and Kochani ...

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