Ministry of State // The Luxembourg Government
Article 6 of the amended Grand-Ducal royal decree of the 9 July 1857 regarding the organisation of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg's Government states: "the Minister of State shall supervise the general course of affairs and shall ensure the uphold of the unity of principles which is to be applied in the various parts of the state ".
Today, a request for a referendum under Article 114 of the Constitution has been submitted to the Prime Minister, Minister of State, Xavier Bettel, by an initiative committee in the context of the revision of Chapter VI of the Constitution.
In order to optimise the protection of those vaccinated with the single-dose vaccine of the COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen, the Government Council, at its meeting on 15 October, decided to follow the recommendation of the Higher Council of Infectious Diseases (Conseil supérieur des maladies infectieuses) of 14 October for an additional injection of mRNA vaccine.
Following the recommendations of the Council of State regarding the new CovidCheck system that will be effective from 1 November, the government has decided to make available free COVID-19 PCR tests to anyone who received a first dose of a COVID-19-vaccine before 18 October (the date on which the new COVID law takes effect).
On 12 October 2021, the Prime Minister, Minister of State, Xavier Bettel pronounced the government's declaration on the economic, social and financial situation of the country in 2021 before the Chamber of Deputies.
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