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Andorra approved the estimate cost for the restoration of the two churches in Encamp and Ordino

The Andorran Council of Ministers approved the estimate cost for the restoration of the two churches: Santa Eulàlia d’Encamp and Sant Corneli and Sant Cebrià d’Ordino.

The renovation work involves replacing the roof and waterproofing both buildings.

The labour costs are estimated to be about 105 million euros.

Auxini won the public’s vote as the company to do …

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Andorra will use about 60 thousand euros of the budget to create an exhibition of the pavilion of Andorra at the 57th Venice Biennale

Andorra’s Council of Ministers will use about 60 thousand euros of the Andorran budget to create an exhibition of the pavilion of Andorra at the 57th Venice Biennale. “The pavilion should be a piece of Andorran art which attracts international tourism”, – Andorran government´s press service reported.

During the Venice Biennale, which runs from May to …

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Dr.Web Anti-virus Service comes to Andorra

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web announced that its Anti-virus service was now available to users living in Canillo, one of the parishes of the Principality of Andorra. Now the cutting-edge technologies of Dr.Web—one of the first and most established anti-viruses in the world—will be protecting users here against the latest information threats, reports the company. …

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Esther Rabasa appointed the Chairman of the working group on education, culture, youth and sport of the Council of Europe

The Ambassador of Andorra in Strasbourg Esther Rabasa appointed the Chairman of the working group on education, culture, youth and sport of the Council of Europe.

The inauguration will take place on 18th September 2016.

“The chairmanship of this working group will provide our country with an important role in the continuity of the education of the …

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A gym will be opened in the women’s penitentiary centre in Andorra

The Andorran Council of Ministers approved a proposal to reconstruct the female penitentiary centre of the principality in Andorra la Vella.

The reconstruction involves the creation of additional chambers of detention, a separate room for seminars and classes and a separate gym for women.

Architect Miquel Soriano Burgués won the vote on carrying out all necessary work.

Total …

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Andorra ratified an agreement on mutual administrative assistance in tax matters in cooperation with the OECD

Andorra ratified an agreement on mutual administrative assistance in tax matters in cooperation with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The announcement was made following the meeting of the ambassador of Andorra in France Cristina Rodríguez with the deputy general secretary of the OECD Mari Kiviniemi on 25th August in Paris.

Therefore, Andorra confirmed …

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Monetary agreement between Andorra and the European Union initiated the application of new rules of interaction with the European Central Bank

The Andorran Council of Ministers approved the new simplified rules for the provision of statistical data on banking and financial transactions of legal entities of the principality to the European Central Bank.

The Bank is the supervising authority of the Andorran financial system. The requirement was put forward within the framework of the Monetary agreement between …

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Standard & Poor’s agency raised its forecast of Andorra’s rating from “negative” to “stable”

Standard & Poor’s agency raised its forecast of Andorra’s rating from “negative” to “stable” – now Andorra has a rating BBB- / A-3. This data is contained in the official agency report which states, however, that “the process of settlement of the conflict with the Banca Privada d’Andorra (BPA) by the authorities of Andorra has …

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