Due to the procedures that need to be undertaken before the reconstruction, they could not specify how long reconstruction will last.
The source said that after the Zagreb earthquake, parliament applied for EU Solidarity Fund money intended for the reconstruction of the cultural heritage and was approved a HRK 87.6 million grant.
The National Recovery and Resilience Plan envisages financing the whole reconstruction, including making the building more energy-efficient, from the EU Recovery and Resilience Facility.
After the project documentation is prepared, there will be a public consultation, followed by public procurement.
Last December’s Petrinja earthquake, which was strongly felt in Zagreb, only confirmed that the parliament building, which has not undergone major renovations in years, needs to be reconstructed.
The early 18th century two-storey building spreads over 1,900 square metres and has 41 rooms.
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