Recovery plan has five priorities, green economy will get the most money

The proposed plan will undergo interdepartmental review now.

Finance Minister Eduard HegerFinance Minister Eduard Heger (Source: SITA)

The Next Generation EU plan that Slovakia will submit to the European Commission focuses on five main priorities. The most money, €2.17 billion, should be poured into a green economy.

The plan, sent by the Finance Ministry, will now undergo an interdepartmental objection procedure. The deadline for sending it to the commission is April 30. Slovakia could draw €6 billion, the TASR newswire wrote.

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Plan has five main priorities

Aside from creating a green economy, another priority highlighted in the plan is the improvement of the healthcare field with a sum of €1.45 billion.

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Effective public administration should see €1.03 billion, education should get €800 million, and science, research and development should receive €700 million. The plan is divided into 18 parts, so-called components, that include reforms and investments of an overall value of €6 billion.

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