Caretaker govt., state bodies will regularly carry out their duties

The caretaker government met on Thursday for the first time since parliament gave it a vote of no confidence last week, with Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic telling Croatian citizens that the government and state bodies would function until the appointment of a new government, regularly meeting its commitments, including wage and pension payments.

"This is our first session as a caretaker government and it is a fact that we will be that for about four months, perhaps longer," Oreskovic said.

He said the caretaker government would pay wages and pensions as well as meet international commitments, for which reason he would visit Brussels and Paris next week.

Today's session had 41 items on the agenda, but two were taken off - amendments to the law on state officials' entitlements and obligations, and to the law on civil servants.

Last update: Tue, 28/06/2016 - 17:51

More from Croatia

Marques: Croatia, Portugal have excellent political relations, should improve trade

Croatia and Portugal have excellent political and diplomatic relations but more needs to be done to advance trade,...

NATO strongly supports Ukraine's integrity, says Croatian FM

NATO strongly supports Ukraine's territorial integrity and the European Union's sanctions against Russia will remain...

BAT factory in Kanfanar exports to 19 markets

British American Tobacco (BAT) is satisfied with the results achieved in its first year of doing business in Croatia...

SSSH against proposed foreign workers' quota in Croatia in 2017

The SSSH trade union on Wednesday raised its voice against the proposed quota of work permits for foreigners in 2017...

Florian Croatia plans to invest EUR 39mn in timber industry in 2017

Florian Croatia, a member of the Italian Florian Gorup specialising in manufacturing interior and exterior floors...