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17 November 2021

17 November 2021

Skopje – The Republic of North Macedonia marks Wednesday the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the first Constitution since the declaration of independence.

Skopje — One of the public health care system’s main commitments between 2016 and 2021 has been to invest in modern equipment and training courses for the staff at the Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics, which has improved hospital conditions for mothers and newborns, according to the Ministry of Health in a press release on World Prematurity Day.

Skopje – Minister of Foreign Affairs Bujar Osmani expressed hope in an interview with EUobserver that Skopje and Sofia can now focus their energy on resolving the dispute, following Sunday’s elections in Bulgaria.

Skopje – A group of four Afghan reporters, who were granted temporary stay in North Macedonia at the request of the International Organization of Journalists and Independent Union of Journalists and Media Workers, landed at the International Airport Skopje on Wednesday morning.

Skopje – The Commission for Infectious Diseases issued at its Wednesday meeting a recommendation to the government, all employees in the public sector and local self-government to be required to show proof of at least single dose of COVID-19 vaccine or a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours, taken at their own cost, Health Minister Venko Filipche said.

Skopje — Minister of Health Venko Filipche said he wasn’t worried whether he would remain in office, in response to a reporter’s question about the upcoming government reshuffle and whether he saw himself as health minister again. Those decisions should be based on merit, Filipche added, pointing out that there were more pressing issues, such as the pandemic, to be concerned over.

Skopje – The Economy Ministry’s 2022 budget is estimated at 1.24 billion denars, including 151 million for salaries, 733 million for capital expenditures, which is four-fold increase compared to 2021, and 214 million for subsidies.

Skopje – The coronavirus situation in schools is stable so in-person classes remain in force. If the situation deteriorates, we’ll start implementing other scenarios, in coordination with the Commission for Infectious Diseases and the Ministry of Health. However, the situation is currently stable and students are safe at school, Minister of Education and Science Mila Carovska said on Wednesday.

Skopje – Education is a passport to a better future, which belongs to those who put effort into themselves on a daily basis. On this International Students’ Day, some of the young people studying in the country, as well as student representatives, have one thing to say – the student standard is one of the factors that this passport must rely on. Measures are being taken, but efforts need to intensify, they say.

Skopje – A monograph containing 980 oil paintings by academic Vasko Tashkovski has been published by the Macedonian Academy of Arts and Sciences (MANU). The rare edition displays works from all creative stages of one of the best and most authentic Macedonian artists.

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