Healthcare and social programs are prioritised in the 2019 budget bill introduced today.
Hospitals, helicopters, and infrastructure are the focus of the government budget for the next five years.
Minister of Finance Bjarni Benediktsson presented the budget bill of Katrín Jakobsdóttir’s government for the year 2018 in a press conference today.
The government’s budget plan for the next five years was passed in Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament.
Residents of the East Fjords are angry over the announcement Friday by Minister of Transport and Local Government Jón Gunnarsson to postpone improvements of the bumpy part of the Ring Road in Berufjörður fjord.
Residents of the East Fjords closed Ring Road 1 in Berufjörður with 60 vehicles yesterday to protest the postponement of road improvements.
Landspítali Hospital Director Páll Matthíasson is convinced it would be disastrous for the hospital if the Icelandic government budget bill is passed.
The Icelandic government’s budget bill was presented in Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, yesterday when Alþingi reconvened.
Last night’s revelations about deplorable conditions at an egg farm owned by Brúnegg have caused outrage among Icelandic consumers, but former Progressive Party MP Vigdís Hauksdóttir is angry for other reasons.
Nowhere among OECD member countries is as little spent on investment in infrastructure of the healthcare system as in Iceland and Mexico.
In an article published in Fréttablaðið today, Kári Stefánsson, CEO of Decode Genetics, lashes out against the government’s failure to adequately support Icelandic healthcare.
The Icelandic government has decided to distribute ISK 50 million (USD 392,000, EUR 346,000) in additional funding to the Directorate of Immigration for processing applications for asylum in Iceland, which are constantly increasing. No decision has been made as to how many quota refugees will be...
Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson introduced the government’s budget bill in Harpa concert house today.