Federal Chancellor: "The situation is still serious"

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: March 26, 2020; 23:34 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austrian government presents details of the aid package designed to save jobs and businesses.

The federal government presents a plan to spend the 38 billion euro aid package. / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Andy Wenzel

"When we decided on the restrictive measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus, we simultaneously announced a comprehensive aid package. I am therefore pleased that we are able to present the details of the 38 billion aid package today," said Chancellor Kurz at a press conference on the "Programme for Jobs and Business", together with Vice-Chancellor Werner Kogler, Finance Minister Gernot Blümel and Economics Minister Margarete Schramböck. …