The Slovenian Government approved the 2016-2017 national reform program, which will be sent now to Brussels. In the statement issued by the Executive is highlighted that are retained the crucial objectives of economic policy, that is the consolidation of public finances and fostering economic growth through a gradual reduction of the public debt. The Government aims to improve the business climate through the liberalization of professions and a new package of laws on economic matters; to increase public investment, especially in the field of transport (second Koper-Diva?a rail, second tunnel of the highway section of the Karavanke to the Austrian-Slovenian border and the preparation of plans for a part of the “third development axis” in the north- East of the country); and finally to ensure the sustainability of public finances (with a focus on health and pension reform).


Source: medNews