The total amount of grant aid planned for this year by the European Union for Moldova is 50.75 million euros
As noted in the materials of the Ministry of Finance, this assistance is provided for by the Annual Action Program for 2018, under which on July 24 in Brussels were signed 3 financing agreements for 40.25 million euros, while another grant of 10.5 million euros provided for support measures to promote trust between the two banks of the Dniester river, can be allocated to Moldova without a financing agreement. Its goal: to improve living conditions on the two banks of the Dniester by increasing economic opportunities and creating jobs, as a factor in stimulating development and confidence. It is planned that 2 restoration and conservation projects will be launched with the grant funds: restoration of the historic part of Bendery fortress and conservation-restoration of the Chisinau circus in order to turn it into a national arena of multimodal representations. The Ministry of Finance materials say that the three financial agreements signed in Brussels on July 24 provide Moldova with a grant of 8 million euros to strengthen the rule of law and anti-corruption mechanisms, a grant of 23 million euros for inclusive economic support of the target regions - Ungheni and Cahul districts and a grant of 9,25 million euros to support the implementation of the Moldova-EU Association Agreement. // 31.07.2019 — InfoMarket.