The contracts concern projects in which the Osijek-Baranja County administration is the holder or beneficiary of grant contracts, and their total value is HRK 10.9 million.
According to Minister Tramišak, the most valuable contract concerns the construction of a business center in Osijek. The project is worth HRK 65.5 million, of which HRK 45 million has been secured from the EU’s Competitiveness and Cohesion operational program and the City of Osijek’s ITU mechanism, while HRK 9.3 million will come from the state budget.
The center is expected to be built and become fully operational in a year’s time and serve as a venue for trade shows and similar events.
Tramišak said that 49 contracts for co-financing EU projects in Osijek-Baranja County, worth over HRK 78 million in total, would be presented soon. She added that their purpose was to support local government units and their utility companies in the successful implementation of EU projects.
(€1 = HRK 7.5)
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