Official visit of Slationo Dam on 18.07.2019

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OFFICIAL VISIT OF SLATINO DAM ON 18.07.2019

On 18.07.2019, the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy, Trajan Dimkovski, together with the EU Ambassador Samuel Zbogar and the permanent representative of UNDP in the Republic of Northern Macedonia, Narine Sahakjan, visited the Slatino Dam. Civil Engineering Institute Macedonia AD Skopje, as contractor, reconstructs the Slatino Dam within the framework of the European Union Program for remediation of flood damages from 2015.

In the reconstruction we used new technologies and innovative ideas, as well as new materials, which is very important in the realization of such infrastructure projects. - Ambassador Sahakyan said.

"The reconstruction has achieved structural stability of the dam, resistance to flooded waters, which reduces the risk of flooding. On the other hand, sanitation of the dam will enable timely availability of water for irrigation of agricultural land. The total value of the project is over 1.1 million euros, "said Minister Dimkovski

The EU Ambassador Branko Žbogar stressed that the remodeling of the Slatino Dam is part of the campaign "EU for You", aimed at raising awareness and informing the public about the EU's assistance to the country.