Initially due to meet again this Friday in order to announce the next the next steps regarding coronavirus measures, the consultative committee in Belgium has decided to postpone the meeting until June 4th.
The postponement of the meeting is due to the fact the governments want to await greater clarity from the EU authorities regarding how international travel can proceed over the coming months before they make any decisions about regulations in Belgium.
Elio Di Rupo, Walloon Minister-President, explained to RTBF that the government “prefers to wait a few days to see things clearly.”
Recommendations from the EU are only expected later this week and any recommendations need to be translated into Belgian law before they can be introduced, so more time is needed for the committee to take this into account in their meeting.
The latest meeting of the Consultative Committee was on May 11th, where they decided that the country would relax its current coronavirus restrictions in several stages starting on June 9th and a plan was set forward for future