Social security sustainability extended by 22 years

in News · 19-07-2019 01:00:00 · 0 Comments
Social security sustainability extended by 22 years

Portugal’s Prime Minister said that one of the objectives of his government was to face the demographic challenge and announced that the results seen in 2018 allowed them to conclude that the sustainability of public social security had been “extended by another 22 years”.

According to Costa, the last legislature his Government was “focused on the future, giving priority to major strategic challenges such as the demographic challenge, climate change, the challenge of the digital society and the sustainability of Social Security”.

“In this strategic dimension we have results: UNICEF considered that Portugal has, together with Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Estonia, one of the best family support policies among 31 developed countries.

The prime minister also said that the European Union’s panel on innovation had taken note of Portugal’s progress, placing the country “as a leader in innovative small and medium-sized enterprises and was very close to being reclassified as a strongly innovative country”.


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