EIB lends €350 million to support Macedonia through economic crisis


The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided 350 million euros of total loans to support Macedonia through the economic crisis, vice premier Vladimir Pesevski said Wednesday.

BanksThese loans were used to finance 1,758 projects that created 6,940 jobs, Pesevski said in a statement after meeting with Matteo Rivellini, head of EIB Department for Western Balkans.

These loans contributed to mitigating the consequences of the economic and debt crises in Europe on Macedonia’s domestic companies, enabling them to develop and create jobs, Pesevski said.

The cooperation between Macedonia and EIB has been fruitful and both parties are willing to further enhance such cooperation, he said. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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  1. the quicker they give the Albanians what they want with their official language demands the better off this so called country will be. The social democrats should form a coalition with the Albanian parties and rid them of the irredentist and corrupt VMRO-DPMNE party. Name change should be demanded by the EU and Slavic culture should be promoted again. “We are Macedonians but we are Slav Macedonians. That’s who we are! We have no connection to Alexander the Great and his Macedonia. The ancient Macedonians no longer exist, they had disappeared from history long time ago. Our ancestors came here in the 5th and 6th century (AD).” Kiro Gligorov – the first president elect of Fyrom


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