The government also made decisions on the temporary extension of the ban on export of Euro diesel EN 590, also until 28 February this year, and on the temporary ban on export and taking out of natural gas until the same date. The decisions will be effective as of 1 February.
In order to secure unimpeded supply of market with petroleum products and to preserve the living standards of citizens, the government also decided to extended for another month, until the end of February, the validity of the Decision on the temporary reduction of the excise duty on certain petroleum products by 10 percent.
The government adopted the Decree on establishing the programme of support to the development of extremely underdeveloped municipalities, as a systemic support to the encouragement of regional development in the entire territory of Serbia and for this it set aside RSD 365,000,000.
The funds are intended for the following municipalities: Aleksinac, Babusnica, Bela Palanka, Blace, Bojnik, Bosilegrad, Brus, Bujanovac, Varvarin, Vladicin Han, Vlasotince, Gadzin Han, Golubac, Dimitrovgrad, Doljevac, Zabare, Zagubica, Zitoradja, Knjazevac, Krupanj, Kursumlija, Kucevo, Lebane, Ljig, Mali Zvornik, Malo Crnice, Medvedja, Merosina, Mionica, Nova Varos, Opovo, Petrovac na Mlavi, Presevo, Priboj, Prijepolje, Razanj, Raska, Rekovec, Svrljig, Sjenica, Surdulica, Trgoviste, Tutin and Crna Trava.
The aim of the Decree is to contribute to the improvement of the infrastructural capacities of extremely underdeveloped municipalities (units of local self-government from the fourth group), through the construction and reconstruction of municipal infrastructure, the construction, reconstruction and adaptation of facilities in the fields of education, health, tourism, social protection, culture, sports and water management, as well as other facilities owned by local self-government units.
The government gave consent for the City of Novi Sad to establish cooperation with the Municipality of Tivat in Montenegro and the Municipality of Alanya in the Republic of Turkey.