Mayor of Tallinn Taavi Aas announced today that he will continue his service in the Parliament as the political situation has changed and his team needs him now.
“At the last parliamentary elections nearly 4,000 people in
Mustamäe and Nõme voted for me to join the Parliament. I have
decided to honour their request,” said Aas in his today’s
On the national level Aas intends to focus on financial and
economic issues and extend the rights of local governments.
“I tend to approach all new endeavours with caution but the
political situation has changed significantly since February
and in these circumstances my team needs my input on the
The completion of the new and stylish building of the Cultural
Centre Kaja in Mustamäe is a nice way to finish nearly fifteen
years of service in city governance,” said Aas.
He added that he is glad to have been able to contribute to the
completion of various structures in the city ranging from
Vabaduse väljak to Haabersti junction both in his capacity as
Deputy Mayor as well as Mayor.
“I am even more glad that Tallinn has a renovated song festival
stage and renewed Kalevi Stadium to host the next song and
dance festival,” said Aas.
“Tallinn remains in good hands”, he assured. According to Aas,
it is notable that the new government feels positive about
Tallinn’s plans which means that major joint projects of the
central government and the city can be implemented now.