PM-designate

HDZ official: We wouldn't have proposed Maric if we weren't confident of majority support

"The HDZ Presidency has made a decision that Maric is their choice for PM-designate," Butkovic said when asked why Maric had been chosen since he was not a member of the HDZ and did not have ...

HDZ proposes Finance Minister Zdravko Maric as new prime minister-designate

The Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) Presidency decided on Friday afternoon to propose incumbent Finance Minister Zdravko Maric as the new prime minister-designate in a government reshuffle. 

New Croatian government approved by parliament

The new government was supported by 83 members of Parliament, while 61 voted against and 5 abstained.

PM-designate given 30 more days to form gov't

The President did so at Oreskovic's request, she signed her decision and it became effective immediately.

Bridge member Lovrinovic says won't support government

Lovrinovic said that the agreement signed this evening between Bridge and the Patriotic Coalition revealed "a lack of competence, resolve and professionalism."

PM-Designate negotiates with minority MPs, no agreement yet

"We had a brief discussion, very positive, it is going in the right direction, we're going to take a little more time and we will meet again tonight, nevertheless, we are going in the right...

Culture Minister nominee says is exposed to "ideological lynching"

Hasanbegovic called on critics such as SDP PM Nenad Stazic to read all his interviews and papers to be acquainted with his position as a historian.

SDP MPs slam Oreskovic's plan, Culture Minister nominee

"I hope that this is not a symbol of Free Masons and the Illuminati," the SDP parliamentarian said, wondering if Oreskovic "is advocating a new world order".

Unionist urges govt not to cut workers' rights

It is interesting that in his keynote presentation, Oreskovic did not indicate that he would do all this in cooperation with social partners and workers have been mentioned in only one part which...

New government's economic agenda guidelines

According to the document on the cabinet's 2016-2019 term, the future government will focus on "further smart fiscal consolidation" with the aim of reducing the budget deficit and public debt.

Karamarko positive new gov't will be stable

Asked by reporters in the HDZ headquarters about the prospects of the Oreskovic cabinet, Karamarko said today it would be "a stable government."

Milanovic: Length of debate on new gov't to be decided by MPs

Milanovic said that he was leaving a better and freer Croatia with more stable finances, better tax revenues and greater human freedoms.

PM designate praises his team as right mix of experts

Oreskovic, whose nickname is Tim, said at the start of the news conference that this would be "Tim's team". Before the conference, a list with the names of the candidates was handed out to...

PM-designate presents ministerial nominees

Presenting his team, Oreskovic said he had held a meeting with the nominees on Thursday morning, describing the meeting as "very positive and full of energy".

HDZ chief rules out any new taxes

PM-Designate Oreskovic and his interlocutors in Kitzbuehel agreed that the imbalance between the revenue and expenditure side of the budget needs to be curtailed by HRK 4.5 billion however,...