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ope@moew.government.bg
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Mar 12, 2010

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS WITH MUNICIPALITIES REGARDING PREPARATION OF INVESTMENT PROJECTS IN WATER AND WASTE SECTOR

The Managing Authority of OP ‘Environment 2007—2013’ starts regular monthly meetings with municipaladministrations, preparing projects for the development of 23 regional waste management systems, envisaged forfunding under the operational programme ‘Environment 2007 – 2013.’

During the meetings the individual stages in the project proposal preparation will be discussed, as well as the requirements that should be met in compliance with the new 'Mechanism for development of waste management infrastructure'. The potential beneficiaries will be given information on the permissible financial activities, the eligible costs under the programme, as well as the application procedure and the necessary documents, at the same time thoroughly examining their project readiness with a view to the upcoming invitation for submission of project proposal.

Along with the monthly meetings in the waste sector meetings for following up the progress of the infrastructure projects in the water sector will also begin. The purpose of the meetings is to facilitate the municipalities in the project implementation and to ensure greater efficiency in the absorption of the funding.

The municipalities will have the opportunity to present the difficulties they face in the management of their projects, as well as to make suggestions for ways to solve them.

The monthly meetings start from 7 April 2010 and will be held on the premises of the Ministry of Environment and Water.