During the term of the Ambassador of the People‘s Republic of China to Serbia, Chen Bo, great results were achieved in the field of infrastructure in Serbia, as was stated during the farewell visit the Ambassador made to the Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Goran Vesic.
Chen Bo took the opportuinity to express that infrastructure is the most important field of cooperation between the two countries, and that a great deal was done in Serbia, from railroads and roads which Chinese companies are working on, to large projects like the Metro and the „Clean Serbia“.
Thanks to the strong support of the Ambassador Chen Bo, through the „Clean Serbia“ Project 2.5 million residents in 69 units of local government will gain access to a sewage network, while many other local governments will receive a wastewater treatment plant. The Ambassador has also emphasized the importance of the Clean Serbia Project in terms of its environmental impact many times.
She deemed this a great success in cooperation between the two countries, and stated that there is a great potential to continue the cooperation between Serbia and China in the field of infrastructure.
The mayor of Sombor, Antonio Ratković, announced works within the “Clean Serbia” project worth 38 million euros.
The city of Sombor is among the eight local governments that signed the annexes to the contract for the implementation of the “Clean Serbia” project. The mayor of this city, Antonio Ratković, says that the construction of a sewage network in the length of 82 km, the value of which is 38 million euros, is coming to Sombor.
“Soon we expect the start of the implementation of this very important project for the City of Sombor.” The design and technical documentation is being done in its entirety for the city and 11 settlements included in the “Clean Serbia” project, and Stanišić and Bezdan are among the first settlements where the works will begin. The construction of the sewage network, the collector between the settlements, as well as the purifier will be carried out in three phases,” said Ratković.
According to the mayor, 140 km of sewage network have been built in Sombor so far, and that in the coming period, through the three phases of the “Clean Serbia” project, over 250 km of sewage network will be built, as well as 4 new wastewater treatment plants.
The contract was concluded between the Republic of Serbia and the Chinese company “China Road and Bridge Corporation Company”.
The Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, Goran Vesić, announced during the signing of the contract that about 2.36 million people will be connected to the sewage system.
At a meeting in Vrbas, the Minister of Construction and Transport Goran Vesić, announced investments in this municipality through the “Clean Serbia” project.
“I will try to find places for this project in the Clean Serbia program by the end of this year. This is important because of the increase in the efficiency of the central wastewater treatment plant”, said Minister Goran Vesić at a meeting with the management of the Municipality of Vrbas.
“At the request of the municipal leadership, the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure will help in the construction of sewers in several places in Vrbas, and through the Clean Serbia project because they do not require large money”, Vesić added.
The minister also emphasized that through “Clean Serbia” in Vojvodina, in the second and third phase, work is being done on many projects, in Sombor, Subotica, Novi Sad, Stara Pazova, Inđija, Sremska Mitrovica, Ada…
Photo: Municipality of Vrbas
The Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Goran Vesić, attended the celebration of the Day of the City of Čačak, where he announced several important projects for that city, in addition to the completion of the section of the highway from Pakovraća to Požega, Minister Vesić also spoke about the dredging of Lake Medjuvršje, as well as numerous infrastructure projects.
Minister Vesić indicated that in the Ministry he leads, there is program for the integration development of the Ovčar-Kablar gorge, which will include the dredging of Lake Međuvršje, the glass lookout point on Kablar with a visitor center.
“It is important that people see how beautiful the Ovčarsko-Kablar gorge looks. We will build a rehabilitation center in Ovčar spa, as part of the hospital, and the first ecological catamaran, which will be in that gorge”, said Vesić.
He added that now sewerage is being built in Serbia for more than 3.5 billion euros, so more than 69 municipalities will get sewerage for the first time.
“We are doing things that Sbrija has not done for centuries. It is time for Serbia to catch up with developed countries and for our people to finally live in the country they deserve. This is what people recognize”, said Minister Vesić
The silting of Lake Međuvršje is planned as part of the “Clean Serbia” project, thanks to the Agreement on Economic Cooperation with Hungary.