Posts published in Day: April 24, 2021

Estonian Riigikogu’s committee supports progress on EU digital COVID-19 certificate

Saturday, April 24, 2021

The Riigikogu’s European Union Affairs Committee has formulated and approved a position on the adoption of a common EU digital certificate, which it supports. The Digital Green Certificateis proposed as a pan-EU solution to aid return to normal travel between the 27 member states, following disruption prompted by the coronavirus pandemic and its accompanying restrictions. EU Affairs Committee chair Siim Kallas (Reform), former EU commissioner, said that the very right…

Minister: KredEx and Enterprise Estonia likely to be merged

Saturday, April 24, 2021

The government says it plans to merge two of its state agencies which deal primarily with business and trade. State credit agency KredEx, and Enterprise Estonia, which focuses on innovation, trade, foreign investment and the e-state, are the two bodies set to be made one, public administration minister Jaak Aab (Center) said Friday. “According to substantive analysis, this shape of things emerges. Whether one roof should be set up and…

Pärnu County in Estonia girl, 10, runs successful pony manure business

Saturday, April 24, 2021

A girl in Pärnu County has been making efficient use of the full range of pony-keeping, by selling manure generated by the pets, ERR’s Menu portal reports. The fertilizer by-product has been a big hit so far, the report said. “I wanted to sell something, and came up with various different ideas. I asked dad, and he suggested this one, I agreed, and then we started selling it,” Emmaliisa Mäesalu,…