The front of cooperation with smaller parties (EDEK, Alliance, Solidarity, Cooperation of Democratic Forces, ELAM), formed by the government to approve the revised state budget of 2021, wants to keep it alive, so that they can cross the Reef abyss. and other important legislation that is pending or will be tabled soon.
Following the state budget, which was voted yesterday, it is the turn of the state guarantees for loans to companies and self-employed, which will help to strengthen the liquidity of companies affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
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This was reflected yesterday in his first statements immediately after the approval of the budget and the president of DISY Averof Neophytou, who expressed the wish that the bill on state guarantees will be approved soon in the Parliament, which will give liquidity of € 1 billion to companies , which are, as he said, the backbone of the economy. The government camp hopes that, as the small parties took the government out of the difficult position by approving the state budget, so they will do in the next tests.
Of course, the opposition parties voted in favor of the budget because they managed to incorporate their proposals in the bill. The government will follow the practice of satisfying the demands of the opposition parties in the period remaining until the end of the term of the Parliament. Already, the first step was taken by the Ministry of Finance, which sent the draft of the bill and the decree on state guarantees to the parties, awaiting their suggestions. for the final formatting of the text.
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