The 7th meeting with group of interest (GI) of "Sharra" cross-border region was held today in Kukes, where Kukes Regional Council is one of the main partners.
This project enables activities through sustainable economic development of the region for the implementation of the Area Based Development Approach (ABDA) in the Western Balkans.
President of Kukes Region and Permanent Working Group for Regional Rural Development (SWG) in Eastern Europe were part of this very important meeting.
In his welcoming speech, President of Kukes Region, Mr. Ibsen Elezi, stressed the importance of this major project approved in principle by the EU and the continuation of cooperation and consistency of different applications for cross-border projects.
The main topic at this meeting was to inform about "People to People" program, which will promote cooperation of public administration and other public bodies, private sector and NGOs in the area of Sharra.
Also during the meeting, members of the Group (SHG SAW) explained briefly on the ABD Grants Scheme for Integrated Economic Development, in regions Drina – Tara and Drina - Sava.