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Macedonia honorary consulate opens in Cluj

Ambassador of Macedonia to Romania, Pande Lazarevski, inaugurated on Tuesday Macedonia's honorary consulate in Transylvania, having its premises in Cluj Napoca.
Luminita Silaghi-Dumitrescu, Professor at the Babes-Bolyai University, was appointed head of the consular office with territorial competence over the counties of Cluj, Bihor, Satu-Mare, Maramures, Bistrita-Nasaud, Salaj and Alba.
I am sure that by the appointment of Mrs. Professor Luminita Silaghi-Dumitrescu cultural, academic, scientific, sporting and trade relations between the Republic of Macedonia and Transylvania counties will intensify, will deepen and, where appropriate, will take new directions for the common benefit, Ambassador Pande Lazarevski said, after handing the new honorary consul a document signed by representatives of the Romanian Foreign Ministry.
In her turn, the freshly appointed honorary consul said she wasn't expecting such an honor, because she knew that it is customary for business people or p…

EUR 470 Million Invested for Road Infrastructure in Ohrid-Struga Region

About EUR 470 million has been invested in road infrastructure in Ohrid-Struga region, leader of VMRO-DPMNE Nikola Gruevski informed. Speaking to reporters during his visit to Struga and the region he noted that major investment is the construction of the highway Kicevo-Ohrid, which is at an advanced stage and should be ready by the end of 2018.
"There is an intensive work, involved are myriad of workers, route is pierced and companies are working at full engagement of the approximately 50-kilometer highway", Gruevski said.
Despite this highway, he stressed that there are other large investments in road infrastructure in this region, such as the expressway Ohrid-Pestani and Trebenista-Struga, which should begin to be built by the middle of next year.
"It is important to mention the ring road in Vevcani whose procedure for finding a contractor will start in two weeks and MKD 23 million will be invested, and it will be very important for Vevcani residents", Gruevski…

10,000 Flowers to Grace Central Part of New Roundabout in Skopje's Avtokomanda Settlement

A new roundabout connecting the settlements of Zelezara and Avtokomanda in the capital Skopje was put into service on Tuesday.
The MKD­ 53.6 million roundabout, financed by the City of Skopje, is expected to boost traffic safety in the northern and eastern part of Skopje, said Skopje Mayor Koce Trajanovski at an inauguration ceremony.
The roundabout, Gazi Baba municipal mayor Toni Trajkovski said, is the fulfillment of a promise made to local residents, because the old intersection was the site of many traffic accidents in the past.
The roundabout, with a 60-­meter diameter, features two nine-­meter traffic lanes, a 3­-meter pavement and a 2.5­-meter bike lane.
Attending the inauguration in Avtokomanda, VMRO-­DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski said the project had been successfully completed so as to provide better traffic safety.
At the site, he was informed by Mayor Trajanovski that infrastructural projects estimated at MKD 1 billion and 92 million were being implemented in all 10 Skopje…

United Macedonian Diaspora: 6 Young Individuals to Spend 3 Weeks in Macedonia

Some 6 young people of Macedonian heritage from the United States and Canada will be staying in Macedonia for three weeks during the summer, during which time they will have the chance to learn more about the homeland of their ancestors, the country’s cultural heritage and to make friends with each other and with their peers in Macedonia.
Through the Birthright Macedonia project of the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) and its local partner, the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC), the young adults in the next three weeks will serve as interns at the office of the minister for foreign investments, the faculty of veterinary medicine of the Skopje University, EuroBPO, the Museum of Macedonian Struggle and at MCIC.
Meto Koloski, UMD chairman, said the project had been conceived and developed by Peter Dallas, a member of the UMD Advisory Council, to encourage youth of Macedonian heritage to visit the land of their ancestors, transfer their knowledge here and learn more …


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