Bulgarian Prime-minister Boyko Borisov visited Montana Region on the 8th of September 2015. He was an official guest of the opening of the new drinking water treatment plant in the village of Barziq, Berkovitsa municipality. The amount of the investment is 5 600 000 leva, financed by the Rural Regions Development Programme. The length of the water-main is about 10 km.
Among the official guests of the ceremony were the Minister of the environment and waters Ivelina Vassileva, Member of Bulgarian Parliament Desislava Atanasova, Regional governor of Montana Region Ivaylo Petrov, Deputy regional governor Nina Petkova, Mayor of Berkovitsa Municipality Dimitranka Kamenova, Director of the “Agriculture” State Fund Rumen Porojanov and others.
Prime – minister Boyko Borisov visited also the city of Berkovitsa for the opening of the new stadium, which is renovated with the financial support of the EU funds.
Regional governor of Montana and his Deputy were among the official guests of the celebration programme, prepared on the occasion of the celebration of Berkovitsa city – the 8th of Spetember.
New water-main and water treatment plant were opened in the village of Kopilovtsy, Georgy Damyanovo municipality as well. The event took place in the presence of the Prime-minister Boyko Borisov, Member of Parliament Desislava Atanasova, Regional governor Ivaylo Petrov and his Deputy Nina Petkova, the Director of the “Agriculture” State Fund and the Mayor of Georgy Damyanovo municipality Dylian Dimitrov. The length of the water-main is 12 km as the amount of the two projects is 5 000 000 leva. About 1.5 million leva are expended for the asphalt-pavement of the village’s streets after the renovation. Financial resources are secured by the “Regional Development” Operational Programme.
“2016 will be the year of the Northwestern Bulgaria” stated Prime – minister Borisov in front of the residents and guests of Kopilovtsy.
According to the Director of the “Agriculture” State Fund Rumen Porojanov projects which total value is nearly 190 million leva have been implemented in Montana region within the Rural Regions Development Programme.