On 03/21/2014, the Project team of the project PPP4Broadbend realized meeting with Mayor of the municipality Makedonska Kamenica – Mr. Darko Mitevski. The project "PPP4Broadbend" is funded by the transnational program for South East Europe, where the Centre for Development of East planning region and Center for Knowledge of Republic of Macedonia are partners with other 10 partner institutions / organizations across Southeast Europe.
The main objective of the project is to facilitate and stimulate the use of broadband in underdeveloped or rural areas in Southeast Europe through models of public-private partnership, which, from other side, will contribute for better economic and social development in these areas. Access to the Internet will allow continous maintain of the informational network between medical facilities and institutions, to conduct time studies and trainings, to develop electronic commerce and electronic business, to facilitate access to administrative services to citizens, and many other benefits. The municipality Makedonska kamenica, together with municipality Alba Julija from Romania and Patras from Greece, is included in the project as a test region.
The purpose of his visit with the Mayor is to meet him with project progress, current activities and determine the timeline for the activities that will follow, and are associated with the announcement of a public procurement for setting broadband Internet through PPP mode.