Tag: politics

Round table calls for free taxi service for low-income cancer sufferers

ZAGREB, Sept 23 (Croatia Sun News) – The Croatian healthcare system should introduce a free taxi service to ensure transport for low-income cancer sufferers who need chemotherapy because currently the state’s job is done by nongovernmental associations, a round table held on the occasion of European Mobility Week heard earlier this week.

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Government accepts all the proposals put forward by the “67 is too much” initiative

ZAGREB, Sept 19 (Croatia Sun News) – Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Thursday said that the government had heard the message of the people and that it had decided to uphold all the proposals put forward by the “67 is too much” initiative, and that it would be forwarding a bill to parliament to amend the Pension Insurance Act.

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Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarevic traveling to US, will address the UN General Assembly

ZAGREB, Sept 18 (Croatia Sun News) – President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic is travelling to the United States on Thursday to attend the 74th UN General Assembly, where she will support the implementation of UN reform, advocate the strengthening of multilateralism, and warn about the importance of sustainable development and preserving the environment, notably the protection of the Adriatic Sea.

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PM: Discussion on EU budget most likely to be held during Croatian presidency

ZAGREB, Sept 10 – Negotiations on the next European Union budget will most likely be shifted to the Croatian EU presidency in the first half of 2020 because of Brexit, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Tuesday after a working meeting with EU ambassadors in Zagreb.

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