Three financing agreements have been signed in Brussels, they provide for 40.25 million euros to be allocated to Moldova in grants
Financing agreements in various fields were signed by Moldovan Prime Minister Maia Sandu and European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Policy Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn. During the press conference, they voiced the benefits of the EU funding to Moldova and stressed the need to continue the reforms initiated by the current government. “We have signed three EU financing agreements in areas of critical importance for Moldova. The first concerns the strengthening of the rule of law and anti-corruption mechanisms. The second agreement provides for economic support for certain regions of Moldova, in particular, the improvement of the local business environment and access to public services. The third agreement is aimed at Moldova’s overall support for participation in various EU programs, in particular in the social sphere and with an emphasis on women's participation in these programs,” said Maia Sandu. As noted, the signing of these agreements is intended to make a significant contribution to the development of our country and will contribute to the rapprochement of Moldova with the EU. European Commissioner Johannes Hahn called on the Moldovan authorities to promote reforms and stressed that the EU will continue to support actions aimed at strengthening democracy and the rule of law. It is worth noting that before signing these documents in Brussels, Maia Sandu also met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. During the discussions on the priorities of the Moldovan government and the process of implementing the Moldova Association Agreement, Premier Maia Sandu stressed the desire of the current leadership to move irreversibly on the European agenda. // 25.07.2019 - InfoMarket.