22 mln euro loan deal signed with EIB to help municipalities

Serbian Finance Minister Sinisa Mali and European Investment Bank (EIB) head for Slovenia, Croatia and the Western Balkans Matteo Rivellini signed on Monday in Belgrade a 22 mln euro agreement on loans for infrastructure projects in Serbia's least developed municipalities.

15 April 2019 12:54

BELGRADE - Serbian Finance Minister Sinisa Mali and European Investment Bank (EIB) head for Slovenia, Croatia and the Western Balkans Matteo Rivellini signed on Monday in Belgrade a 22 mln euro agreement on loans for infrastructure projects in Serbia's least developed municipalities.

To raise the infrastructure capacities of self-government units, the citizens' living standards and quality of life, as well as to support local economic development, the Serbian government, the EIB and the UNDP are launching a 30 mln euro programme on partnership for local development.

The signing of the agreement in the Serbian government building was attended by Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government Branko Ruzic, EU Delegation head Sem Fabrizi and Ivan Zverzhanovski, UNDP team leader for partnerships and new donors.


Photo: Tanjug/R. Prelic


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