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Costa asks the monitoring committee to demand the execution of the Recovery Plan
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Costa asks the monitoring committee to demand the execution of the Recovery Plan

The Prime Minister said this Thursday that the mission of the monitoring committee of the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR) is to be demanding in monitoring the execution, stressing that Portugal is facing a "unique opportunity" and an "enormous responsibility". This warning was transmitted by António Costa at the Centro Cultural de Belém, in Lisbon, during the launching session of the National PRR Monitoring Commission, an entity that involves representatives of social, economic, academic, environmental and Local Government institutions and bodies and that will be chaired by the manager and university professor António Costa Silva. The mission of this monitoring committee is to be demanding regarding the execution of this plan, not li...
Minister of Health admits emergency reorganization and redistribution of resources
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Minister of Health admits emergency reorganization and redistribution of resources

The Minister of Health admitted this Wednesday that it may be necessary to reorganize services, such as urgencies, redistribute resources and make adaptations to guarantee "the best answers" to the Portuguese people's assistance needs. Marta Temido was speaking at the hearing in the Parliamentary Health Committee, when questioned by deputy of the Left Bloc Moisés Ferreira about the Government's understanding of the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR), which admits changes in the model of organization of metropolitan and regional emergencies, as well as the review of referral networks for the various hospital specialties. Asked if there will be a concentration of urgencies, the minister replied that "the Government's obligation is to respond ...
António Costa e Silva: “recovery will take a long time”, tourism and agriculture ahead
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António Costa e Silva: “recovery will take a long time”, tourism and agriculture ahead

The economic recovery in Portugal will still take time, although some sectors, such as tourism and agriculture may recover faster, says the president of the National Monitoring Commission (CNA) of the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR), António Costa Silva. The tourism sector, which is one of the sectors that has been hit hard, can respond very quickly ", exemplifies the professor, in an interview to Lusa, citing the case of the Algarve, where "some signs of this recovery" are already seen. In this sense, considers António Costa Silva, "the decision of the British Government to give the green light to the movement of tourists to Portugal was extremely important". In addition to tourism, Costa Silva is also betting on a faster recov...
Rui Moreira says that PRR will be used as "capital financing"
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Rui Moreira says that PRR will be used as "capital financing"

The Mayor of Porto, Rui Moreira, said this Monday that the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR) will be used “As if it were financing the capital”, since Lisbon “Has no access to funds”. The PRR in all the countries of the European Union (EU) has a form of territorialization, of territorial discussion. Not here", said the mayor of Porto, in the second edition of the “Dialogues Gallecia” forum, where the future of the Northern region and Galicia and new possibilities for cooperation were discussed. Regarding the 40 years of the autonomous regional status of Galicia, the Mayor of Porto criticized the “accentuated” centralization carried out in Portugal, as well as the fate of the PRR. What is being done with the PRR? Again, will...
Brussels plans to approve Portuguese Recovery and Resilience Plan on 13 June
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Brussels plans to approve Portuguese Recovery and Resilience Plan on 13 June

The European Commission advanced this Monday, which plans to approve the first 14 National Recovery and Resilience Plans (PRR), including the Portuguese one, in the second half of June, and the Council of the European Union (EU) will then give its approval . We are currently starting to assess the 14 PRRs that have been received so far and, due to the involvement of experts from across the Commission […], we will adopt a proposal for a decision for the Council in the second half of June ”, said European Commissioner for Economy, Paolo Gentiloni. Speaking by videoconference in a debate on the Recovery and Resilience Mechanism (MEE) with MEPs from the European Parliament's parliamentary Economic Affairs and Budget committees, the offic...
PRR: Government releases additional information and underlines "maximum transparency" of the process
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PRR: Government releases additional information and underlines "maximum transparency" of the process

The Ministry of Planning announced this Sunday that it had released additional technical information on the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR), stressing that the Government “was guided by maximum transparency” throughout the process. Throughout the process of preparing the PRR, the Government has been guided by maximum transparency, having always made available all relevant information for public disclosure to citizens and relevant stakeholders ”, says the ministry led by Nelson de Souza, in a statement. The note from the ministerial office comes after the weekly Expresso reported on Friday that the public version of the PRR does not contain details of the reforms that the prime minister undertook with Brussels until 2026. As early ...
PRR: António Costa challenges municipalities to make full use of the “bazooka”
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PRR: António Costa challenges municipalities to make full use of the “bazooka”

The Prime Minister challenged this Friday the municipalities to mobilize for the full use of the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR), in a ceremony in which the Mayor of Coimbra and the Association of Municipalities defended regionalization. Start now to prepare the projects, to establish the consortia within the scope of the Intermunicipal Communities, the partnerships with the mercies, the mutual societies and the IPSS to complete the network of integrated continuous care until 2026, and for the requalification of the centers of health and investment in the digital school that they will start to manage ", said António Costa, in Coimbra. The Government leader was speaking at the closing ceremony of the presentation of the projects ...