Serbia gets 44.4 mln euro WBIF grant for infrastructure

The Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF) has granted a total 44.4 mln euros to Serbia for transport projects.

11 Jan 2019 18:10

BELGRADE - The Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF) has granted a total 44.4 mln euros to Serbia for transport projects.


Most of the funds - 40.6 mln euros - are an investment grant for construction of the first section of the Nis-Merdare-Pristina motorway from Nis to Plocnik, the Ministry of Construction said in a statement.


The total funds also include 3.8 mln euros for technical documentation for waterway and rail transport projects, including reconstruction of the Serbian portion of the Belgrade-Zagreb rail line.


A total 3 mln euros will go to feasibility studies, concept designs and strategic environmental impact assessments for the Stara Pazova-Golubinci-Sid and Indjija-Golubinci rail sections as well as for a section connecting Belgrade with the state border via Sid.


In addition, 800,000 euros will be invested in a preliminary feasibility study and a concept design for construction of a Port of Belgrade on the Rhine-Danube Corridor.

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