PM Janez Janša met on Tuesday the ambassadors of the EU member states for a working lunch, to note that the key challenges of the Slovenian presidency of the Council of the EU are the Covid-19 situation, economic recovery, improving resilience, the Conference on the Future of Europe and EU enlargement, the government said on its website.
At the event hosted by the Portuguese chargé d’affaires, Janša thanked Portugal for the “good and successful presidency”.
EU presidency parliamentary dimension
National Assembly President Igor Zorčič symbolically took over from Portugal the parliamentary dimension of the presidency of the Council of the EU today alongside National Council President Alojz Kovšca. Slovenia’s presidency will mainly focus on the EU’s post-pandemic recovery and efforts to strengthen the bloc’s resilience, Zorčič said.