Zubko sees great potential for interregional cooperation with Slovenia

Zubko sees great potential for interregional cooperation with Slovenia

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine Hennadiy Zubko has noted cooperation with Slovenia in the field of energy efficiency, modernization of municipal infrastructure and prospects for expanding this cooperation.

The minister reported this on his Facebook page.

"Slovenian companies within the framework of the Second Urban Infrastructure Project implemented on credit funds of the World Bank are participating in the modernization of Kyivvodokanal and Zhytomyrvodokanal utility companies," Zubko said.

He also notes that in the near future new contracts will be signed between Slovenian companies and Zhytomyrvodokanal public utility regarding the reconstruction of pumping stations of water supply and waste treatment plant in the city of Zhytomyr, as well as Dnipro-Kirovohrad public utility concerning the design, supply and installation of pumping stations of water supply system in the city of Kropyvnytsky.

The Slovenian side is also ready to provide a grant for the construction of a solar power station in Zhytomyr.

The minister expresses hope that the Ukrainian-Slovenian business forum scheduled for November 2018 will promote cooperation in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.

As Ukrinform reported, President of Slovenia Borut Pahor arrived in Ukraine on Friday.


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