The Ministry of Local Government through the project “Sustainable and Inclusive Balanced Regional Development” organized an event for presentation of the 16 approved projects under the grant scheme for investment projects and the grant scheme for innovative projects on May 27, 2019 (Monday) in the premises of hotel Meriott Skopje. At this event there were presentations of the 16 approved projects under the grant scheme for investment projects and the grant scheme for innovative projects.

The event was opened by the Minister of Local Self-Government, Mr. Sukhly Fazliu, followed by a brief presentation by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia, in charge of economic affairs, Prof. Dr. Koco Andjushev and the Ambassador of Switzerland to the Republic of North Macedonia HE. Sybille Suter Tejada.

  • Presentations of the approved projects under the grant scheme for investment projects totaling 842,104 CHF (Representatives from the 8 centers for development of the planning regions).
  • Presentation of the approved projects under the grant scheme for innovative projects in the total value of 311,841 CHF (Representatives from the 8 business centers within the centers for development of the planning regions).

Participants from all relevant ministries, agencies and donor organizations and representatives from other regions attended the event.

The Center for Development of the East Planning Region, through financial support from the Ministry of Local Self-Government and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, will in the next period realize projects in the interest of the citizens of the region. It is about reconstruction of the ski lifts of Ponikva with a value of 5.000.000,00 denars and a project: “Healthy children – safe future” where the procurement and installation of three multi sensory rooms are planned within the elementary school “Malina Popivanova” Kocani, OJUDG Astibo Stip and a day center for children with disabilities in Delchevo with a total value of 2.100.000,00 denars.

At the same time, the contracts for the investment and innovation project were officially signed at the event.