December 7th, 2021
Video call with Li Keqiang, Prime Minister of China
This morning, Prime Minister De Croo had a videoconference with his Chinese colleague Li Keqiang, on the occasion of 50 years of diplomatic relations between Belgium and China.
December 3rd, 2021
Consultative Committee lowers age requirement for face masks, restricts indoor activities and decides on education package
Today, The Consultative Committee discussed the epidemiological situation in our country. To reduce the pressure on our healthcare system, it was decided to limit indoor activities, to bring forward the Christmas holidays for nursery and primary schools to 20 December and to switch to hybrid teaching in secondary schools. People are also asked to limit indoors social contacts as much as possible.
November 30th, 2021
Joint Declaration on Bilateral Cooperation UK - Belgium
Prime Minister De Croo and Prime Minister Johnson signed a joint statement today expressing their intention to open a new chapter of deeper bilateral cooperation and partnership between Belgium and the United Kingdom.
November 27th, 2021
Consultative Committee decides on winter package with immediate effect
The Consultative Committee took note of the fact that the coronas situation in our countries is rapidly deteriorating with overburdening of the healthcare system, loss of healthcare staff and delay in patient care. Therefore, the Consultative Committee has decided on a new winter package with measures to reduce the number of contacts.
November 17th, 2021
Official declaration: 100 years of the Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union
The Prime Ministers of Belgium and Luxembourg today reaffirmed the intense cooperation between Belgium and Luxembourg at the Château of Val-Duchesse. They did so on the occasion of a meeting to mark the 100th anniversary of the Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union. The Prime Ministers of both states were also present, as were the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Finance.