Deputy Prime Minister Arbër Ademi meets the Norwegian Ambassador Arne Sanes Bjernstad
Minister of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia in charge of European
Affairs Arber Ademi had a meeting with the Norwegian Ambassador Arne Sanes
At the meeting
they discussed the areas in which successful bilateral cooperation between the
two countries has been achieved, that will continue in the forthcoming period,
by promotion of measures for cooperation, because, as Ademi said, we see
dedicated and long-term partner in Norway.
"In order to
concentrate the efforts and create significant results with existing resources
we are already working on new proposals for cooperation in 2017," stressed
Ademi, adding that we are working on the platform for monitoring, cooperation
and support that was announced at last week's closing of the project
"Sustainable system for EU training".
will enable the Secretariat for European Affairs to constantly push and monitor
the implementation of the Urgent Reform Priorities, and for the key ministries
it will provide technical assistance, training, and specific system for regular
reporting on the status of activities and results.
"Our intention is,
according to the principles that we have already introduced in the programme
with Norway, that the key partner institutions to provide private financial
participation, and thus initiate deeper reform of the manner of planning and
use of the public funds," Ademi said, expressing satisfaction of the past
12 years of sustainable cooperation between the two countries.
Bjernstad noted the willingness of Norway to continue its support in the future
period, fully geared towards achieving the strategic priorities of Macedonia's
EU and NATO membership.