The government has allocated additional funds for early elections

Prishtina, 11 January 2021

The Government of the Republic of Kosovo, at the request of the Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti, in accordance with the Rules of Procedure of the Government, has held a corresponding/electronic meeting, the 56th meeting in a row, in which it has approved the allocation of additional funds for the Central Election Commission, for organizing and holding early elections on 14 February 2021.

The Government has approved the request of the Central Election Commission for early allocation in all categories of expenditures in order to organize and hold early elections for the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo, as well as the request of the Central Election Commission for the allocation of funds in the amount of 165 thousand 850 Euros.

This allocation is made at the request of 08 January 2021, of the Central Election Commission, while the allocated funds will be received from the budget category of Contingencies.

The Central Election Commission with the Law on Budget for 2021, has allocated in the election program the amount of 8 million 51 thousand 575 euros, which can be used to fulfil this obligation. In accordance with this decision, the overtime work for the employees of the Central Election Commission is calculated and paid according to the legislation in force, from the current budget allocations in the category of salaries and wages.