Moldovan PM meets mayors of central Calarasi district
17:03 | 09.09.2022 Category: Official
Chisinau, 9 September /MOLDPRES/ - Solutions to improve the living standards in settlements, as well as current problems in the region today were discussed at a meeting between Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilita and representatives of local public administration (APL) from the central Calarasi district. The PM stressed the cabinet’s openness for an efficient dialogue with APL, highlighting determination to continue the actions of backing the residents from all over Moldova, including with the involvement of mayors, the government’s communication and protocol department has reported.
„You are day after day by the side of the people from settlements, you know best of all their problems and what public policies must be implemented in order to remedy them. Each time, after my visits to the territory, we manage to solve the really acute problems pretty quickly. We will further make efforts to this end, as we have a common responsibility – to act quickly, along with APL, at requests by citizens and to efficiently manage the crises which continue to hit Moldova,’’ Natalia Gavrilita said.
The prime minister referred to the energy situation in Moldova and the gas reserves made by the country. She underlined that the preparations for the winter continued and a priority of the government remained the citizens’ supply with natural gas, electric energy, food, crude oil and coal at an as advantageous as possible prices. In this respect, in the action plan on provision with fire wood for the 2022-2023 cold season, decisions-makers included measures as regards the capping of the price for fire wood, optimization of fire wood’s consumption and distribution, as well as the prevention of illegal tree cuttings in woods.
Also, in order to diminish the impact of prices’ increase, starting from September, extraordinary measures will be implemented, which are not contained in the usual calendar of the increase of salaries and pensions. Thus, the salaries of public sector employees are to increase and these employees, who have a salary less than 15,000 lei, will receive a one-off assistance worth 3,000 lei. The compensations for reducing the energy vulnerabilities are to be announced in the near future and the governmental team presently works on their mechanism. At the same time, the cabinet remains focused on providing support to economic agents. In the last period, along with the Economics Ministry and the Organization for Entrepreneurship Development (ODA), more programmes have been launched, meant to create friendly conditions for the business environment, among which the programme on the attraction of remittances in the economy, PARE 1+2, which is a completion of the previous PARE 1+1 programme, the programme on the reorganization and energy efficiency in the Start for Youth Programme.
At the same time, the prime minister touched upon the European Village National Local Development Programme, which allows settlements to access funds necessary for projects on the development of rural infrastructure. In the Calarasi district, mayoralties won more projects regarding the construction and extension of the networks of aqueduct, water supply of the Raciula village, working out of the General Urban Plan for the Oniscani commune and the Hoginesti village.
In the context, the mayors referred to the obstacles to the implementation of social projects, such as the delimitation of grounds, cadastral errors, as well as the costs dealing with the technical documentation. Another problem is the large number of stray dogs on the city’s streets, as well as the difficulties as to the connection to the Internet of the far off small villages.