Working visit to the municipalities Ada and Bečej

The representatives of the European Affairs Fund of AP Vojvodina Kristina Bašić and Senka Bengin, together with Nikola Žeželj, Director of Vojvodina Development Agency, and his associates, Nataša Rončević and Tijana Marković have visited the municipality of Ada and Bečej today. In Ada Municipality, they had a meeting with László Apró, Head of the Department for Capital Investments and Local Economic Development. In Bečej Municipality, the meeting was held with Dragan Kovač, member of the Municipal Council in charge of local economy and entrepreneurship, and his associates.

During the meetings, a more comprehensive direct cooperation between the representatives of local self-government and the Fund was agreed regarding EU funding opportunities by providing assistance in the selection and development of EU projects, as well as future training courses in the municipalities of Ada and Bečej by the Fund’s employees aimed at all those interested from the municipality. The representatives of Bečej Municipality presented some of their local problems – energy rehabilitation of 17 facilities and partial reconstruction of the municipal building that is under the state’s protection, which could be solved by implementing EU projects and with the help of European Affairs Fund AP Vojvodina.

During the meetings, the discussion also touched upon the prospects for cooperation between the representatives of the local self-government and the Vojvodina Development Agency through the use of subsidies, as well as through the drafting of development of documents that directly concerning the public local self-government.