Posts tagged as recovery

EU leaders may have agreed on the EU’s COVID-19 recovery package after marathon talks

Thursday, July 23, 2020

EU leaders may have agreed on the EU’s COVID-19 recovery package after marathon talks, but it is not yet a done deal. It now faces scrutiny in the European Parliament on Thursday. MEPs must sign-off on the package, but the Parliament’s president sees room for improvement after cuts to the one-trillion euro budget. “There is a proposal on the table, but we would like to improve that, we want to…

EU leaders move towards cutting recovery fund

Monday, July 20, 2020

The European Council president has proposed reducing the grants for coronavirus-hit countries that are part of the economic recovery fund. The recovery plan submitted for the Council‘s summit is worth 750 billion euros, including 250 billion euros in loans and 500 billion euros in grants that the receiving countries would not have to repay. On Monday morning, European Council President Charles Michel told EU leaders that he would put forward…

Lithuanian President congratulates Armenian PM on birthday, wishes speedy recovery from COVID-19

Monday, June 1, 2020

President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda congratulated Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on birthday and wished a speedy recovery from the novel coronavirus. “Happy birthday to dear Armenia’s PM Nikol Pashinyan from me and my wife. Lithuania is with you and all your family in this fight against COVID19. Wishing you to get well soon!” Today Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced that he and his family members have been infected with…

Half of claims for cash recovery handled by airBaltic

Thursday, May 21, 2020

National airline airBaltic head of corporate communications Alise Briede spoke to Latvian Radio on May 21 about flight reimbursements due to COVID-19. Customers who had purchased tickets for flights that were cancelled due to COVID-19 have been offered reimbursements in forms of vouchers or refunds. Experiences vary: there are people who have received the airline’s confirmation about getting the money back. Others ha Alise Briede explained that the COVID-19 crisis…

Why is there only one coronavirus recovery in Lithuania?

Monday, March 30, 2020

Since Lithuania confirmed the first  coronavirus   case on February 28, the country’s infections count has risen to nearly 500 and seven people have died. Curiously, the Lithuania’s official statistics show only one recovery. While globally about 20 percent of the infected have recovered from Covid-19, Lithuania has not been testing its patients to check if they still have the disease. The sole recovery is the woman from Šiauliai who…

Saulius Skvernelis says he’ll decide on political future after recovery

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, who has blood cancer, says he’s considering all options regarding his political future but we’ll make decisions after getting well. “When I fully recover, and that will happen, then I will have to think what to do next. We still have time and finishing the key tasks of the parliament’s fall session is now the most important thing,” the prime minister told the Lietuvos Rytas…

Conscript injured in grenade blast during training

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

A conscript serving in the Viru Infantry Battalion was injured after making an error launching a grenade during training at the Estonian Defence Forces’ (EDF) Sirgala Training Ground in Ida-Viru County. According to initial information, the conscript was practicing throwing hand grenades when a grenade fell from their hand into the trench. Both the conscript and their instructor took cover, however the conscript sustained injureies in the blast, the Headquarters…