Probistip, 9th May 2014 (MIA) – Today, in Probistip, activities for reconstructing the main street "Jakim Stojkovski" commenced. Investment amounts to around EUR 500,000, the Municipality of Probistip provided through a loan from the World Bank.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Zoran Stavreski, at the launch of the construction activities, pointed out that the projects for improving the infrastructure in the country continue.
It is my pleasure to say that reconstruction of this street has commenced within the envisaged deadline for realization of these activities, thus fulfilling another promise of the local and central government to the citizens of the Municipality of Probistip. This is a major infrastructure project, under which 16,000 inhabitants of Probistip will obtain good and modern street, thus enabling them to carry out their daily activities in better climate, Stavresku said.
He stressed that in the past period, many significant infrastructure projects were realized in Probistip, among which, the new city market, new playgrounds, as well as construction of filter station, by which the municipality resolved the problem related to quality drinking water.
We remain committed to improving the infrastructure in this region, above all the roads from Krupiste to Probistip, from Probistip to Ponikva, and other projects envisaged in the program, including the Projects of the Ministry of Culture for providing cinema projector so as to improve the cultural life in Probistip, Stavreski said.
Mayor of the Municipality of Probistip., Toni Tonevski announced that the "Jakim Stojkovski" street, 1,200 km long, will be reconstructed. Pavements will be also reconstructed, new traffic road signalization will be set, as well as energy efficient lights, by which the Municipality will save electricity, Tonevski said.
The launch of the construction activities related to the road rehabilitation was also attended by the Minister of Defense Emil Dimitriev and the State Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, Sonja Lipitkova.