For Belgian National Day on 21 July, FPS Chancellery of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Defence, FPS Interior, the federal and local police and the Syndicat d’initiative-Bruxelles Promotion are organising a number of activities for the general public in Brussels.
This year, National Day coincides with the 10th anniversary of the reign of King Philippe.
Below is an overview of the activities (co-)organised by the federal government:
Discover the annual Key figures brochure, published by Statistics Belgium, the Statistics directorate of the Belgian FPS Economy. This brochure contains basic figures on population, society, territory, environment, economy, real estate, construction, mobility and transport.
Having a smartphone in your pocket is now the most common thing there is, among both young and old. The number of applications as well as the uses we are making of them on a daily basis are multiplying. This is where criminals and fraudsters come in: they are increasingly developing viruses specifically designed to target mobile devices and go on the attack.
But prevention is possible, and simple: only download applications from official app stores.
You can also secure your smartphone by following these tips:
The federal government has decided to extend the support measures (VAT reduction and social rate for one million households) to cope with the explosive increase in energy prices. The banks are committed to protecting the most affected families. Measures will be taken to skim off the industry's excess profits to finance a solidarity fund. The government also calls on Belgians and companies to reduce their consumption and set a good example.