COOPERATION WITH HUNGARIAN FRIENDS DEFINED

ADŽOctober 13, 20203min82

Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski welcomed the Ambassador of Hungary to Serbia Attila Pinter, with whom the areas of future cooperation were specified. The honorary consul of Hungary in Niš Miloje Branković attended the meeting as well.  Niš will use Hungarian experiences in spa tourism to develop Spa Niška Banja, as well as their knowledge in the field of wastewater treatment, because the construction of a water supply and sewerage network awaits us by 20025, as the Mayor told reporters after talks with the Hungarian Ambassador. “We agreed on intensive cooperation between the economic office of the Hungarian Embassy and City of Niš Office for Local Economic Development and Projects and the cooperation between Niš Public Utility Company for water supply and sewerage Naissus and Budapest Waterworks, whose representatives participated in the working part of the meeting”, Mayor Sotirovski said that additional information would be provided regarding the Hungarian companies that were interested in investing in this part of Serbia. Ambassador Pinter and Mayor Sotirovski have agreed that Niš has a great geographical position and that it is a very suitable place for future investors due to the built traffic infrastructure, as well as those that will be built in the coming period. The Ambassador confirmed the interest of Hungarian companies in investing in Serbia and reminded that an agreement had been reached at the state level to recommend to Hungarian investors to pay more attention to the area of Southern Serbia. The head of OLEDP Dušan Radivojević announced the launching of the tender for the construction of a wastewater treatment system in Niš, and the director of PUC Naissus Igor Vučić, spoke about the obligation of the city to build missing water supply and sewerage network in all villages according to the “Serbia 2025” Program. The Head of International Development Department of Budapest waterworks Tamas Bencze spoke about the experiences, knowledge and achieved technology of  Budapest Waterworks, with a tradition of more than 150 years.