Malta Welcomes Council Approval For Digital Green Certificate
Malta has welcomed the Council approval for a Digital Green Certificate, Government said in a statement.
The matter was approved in a meeting of the European Union General Affairs Council held virtually, with EU minsters discussing how the European Union will move forward with the Digital Green Certificate after this was approved by the European Council. The proposal for a regulation on this certificate provides for a legal framework in the European Union with a view to creating a single system to facilitate the free movement of persons between Member States.
Following the European Council’s approval, negotiations between the Council and the European Parliament are expected to begin shortly.
Addressing the meeting, Parliamentary Secretary for European Funds Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi expressed the satisfaction of the Maltese Government for the approval of a Digital Green Certificate by the European Council and defined this as an action important role in efforts against the effect of Covid-19. He called for certain elements of flexibility in the position taken by the Council to be maintained leave room for amendments if there are currently unknown scientific developments.
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