The Prime Minister congratulated the European Budget Commissioner for “approving the last two decisions of Austria and Poland on Thursday, authorizing the huge success of increasing the EU’s own resources”.
The Prime Minister defended this Friday that it is time for different countries to implement the Recovery and Rehabilitation Plan (PRR), adding that negotiations between the European Commission and member states are “going smoothly.”
António Costa (António Costa) conveyed these positions to reporters in an interview with European Budget Director Johannes Hahn (Johannes Hahn), before he also received the European Commission Executive Vice President Margaret in San Bento · Margrethe Vestager.
In his statement, the Prime Minister congratulated the EU Budget Commissioner for “approving the last two decisions of Austria and Poland on Thursday, authorizing the increase of the EU’s own resources, which has achieved great success”
The leader of the Portuguese government emphasized that with the end of this process, the country will “allow the issuance of debts that will fund the recovery and resilience plan” until it chaired the Council of the European Union in June.
“Now is the time to implement the national plan. Negotiations with different member states are progressing smoothly. We hope that even in Portugal, the president of the European Council, it is possible to approve the first plan,” he said.
The first Prime Minister of Portugal stated that it is now time to start analyzing the proposal that the committee will soon put forward to create its own resources for the European Union. “
Before praising the Austrian commissioner again, he added: “This is an important step for us to be able to pay off this loan in the future and support the recovery and resiliency fund”.
He added: “I congratulate Commissioner Johnhannes Hahn for his great success in the budget during his tenure, and congratulate him for preparing and launching this recovery plan.”
António Costa said: “We discussed the main themes of the European digital agenda for the next decade and the importance of a sustainable and people-centred digital future. Now is the time to adopt a fair, green and digital recovery. “Network account social Twitter.
One of the main goals of Portugal’s rotating presidency of the European Council is precisely to end the lengthy approval process of the 27 member states to authorize the European Commission to use the market to fund the recovery and resilience fund.
“The European Commission can now go to the market to fund the European recovery plan. Now is the time to act,” the prime minister emphasized in a message broadcast on his official Twitter account on Thursday night.
From a national perspective, the Portuguese government’s goal is to obtain Brussels’ approval for its recovery and resilience plan in June.
The value of 672.5 billion euros (in 2018 prices) and the core element of the “Next Generation EU”-the 750 billion euro fund approved by European leaders in July 2020 for the EU’s economic recovery are at risk. The crisis caused by the covid-19 pandemic.