Government says program has been readjusted to respond to consequences of war

The Deputy Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Ana Catarina Mendes, said today that the Government’s Program was readjusted to “respond to the economic and social consequences arising from the war” in Ukraine.

In a statement to journalists after the formal delivery of the Government Program to the President of the Assembly of the Republic, Augusto Santos Silva, Ana Catarina Mendes explained that this document “contains all the electoral commitments” made during the PS campaign to “answer the issues of the pandemic , the Portuguese and their problems”. “But evidently, after February 24, not only has the world changed, but Portugal has also changed and it is necessary to respond to the economic and social consequences resulting from the war. placed to the world and to Portugal in the face of this reality”, he said, referring the measures in detail to this afternoon’s press conference by the Minister of the Presidency, Mariana Vieira da Silva.

The Deputy Minister of Parliamentary Affairs also took the opportunity to underline that this Government Program is for “a long term”.

“We’ve been here for four and a half years to serve the Portuguese, to fulfill what we set out to do, continuing to reaffirm our commitment to the Portuguese who trusted us with stability, predictability, and security to continue to have a good electoral program.” and above all a good country, a more developed country where people can live better”, he promised.


Source: SÁBADO by www.sabado.pt.

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