site.btaBTA Hosts "Europe in Bulgaria" Conference in Lovech
The development of Lovech Region in Northern Bulgaria by using EU funds was discussed at a conference in the local BTA press club on Thursday. The conference was part of the series "Europe in Bulgaria: Common Future", organized by BTA with the support of the European Commission.
Opening the event, Regional Governor Svetoslav Slavchev said that the EU cohesion policy is aimed primarily at bridging the differences in the development of regions by investing in national and regional programmes to promote growth, employment, social integration and cooperation.
Lovech Mayor Kornelia Marinova said the period 2014-2020 was successful for the town. As an example of successful absorption of EU funding, she pointed to the renovation of a downtown area of 50,000 square metres.
Projects in the municipalities of Troyan, Teteven, Letnitsa, Lukovit and Apriltsi were presented at the conference.