Aqueduct rehabilitated, extended from European funds put into operation in northern Edinet town of Moldova
14:16 | 23.11.2022 Category: Official
Chisinau, 23 November /MOLDPRES/ - Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilita, on a working visit to north Moldova, has participated in an event on inauguration of an aqueduct extended and rehabilitated within the project titled, Improvement of water supply services in Edinet town, the government’s communication and protocol department has reported.
The project, financed by the European Union, through GIZ Moldova and implemented by the North Regional Development Agency (ADR Nord), implied the rehabilitation and extension of 33 km of network of aqueduct and the carrying out of 2,778 individual connections to the network of supply with water directly from the aqueduct.
The PM appreciated the results of the project, noting that, through modernization, rural settlements would become more attractive for young people, as well as for investors, which will persuade the people to remain at home.
„The development of rural settlements, the rehabilitation of roads and water and sewerage infrastructure fit into the priorities of the cabinet I lead. A project initiated by the government, European Village, launched in last summer, represents an example in this respect. We want, in one year, to attend the launch of those 500 projects, which are implemented in the settlements selected by contest and to see built new systems of supply with water and sewerage, projects on streets’ illumination or photovoltaic parks. We want to attract investments in villages and the people to have well-being jobs, modern conditions of living and thus remain in Moldova, at home, with their entire family,’’ Natalia Gavrilita said.
The prime minister offered thanks to all those who had made possible the carrying out of the project. ‘’ The successful implementation of this project is an extra proof that, along with our development partners, we can move things in the country quickly. Or, the rapprochement with the European standards is a current requirement and need. Our people, workers and good managers, deserve having decent living conditions, quality water and a modern sewerage system,’’ the PM noted.
The construction of the aqueduct lasted almost one year and cost about 61 million lei. The project’s activities took place based on a memorandum of understanding as to the implementation of the measures of modernizing the local public services in the water and sewerage supply sector in the Edinet town, concluded between the Agriculture Regional Development and Environment Ministry, ADR Nord, the local public authorities of the first and second levels from the Edinet district and the German Agency for International Development on 15 February 2018.