ZAGREB, September 18, 2020 – Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic met with county prefects and mayors in the central town of Gospic on Friday to present the government’s economic recovery plan, tax reform, local government reform, possibilities of using EU funding, and five development priorities.
Plenkovic said that the government’s aim for the next six months was to develop programmes and documents for the long-term strategic development of Croatia in five priority areas: social security, a prosperous future for the enterprise sector with emphasis on new technologies and job creation, self-sufficiency in food production, promoting solidarity in society and strengthening Croatia’s global position.
This is the government’s eighth meeting with county prefects and representatives of the associations of towns and municipalities. Its purpose is to coordinate the multi-level management and partnership of the counties, towns and municipalities and to ensure balanced regional development of Croatia. The previous meetings were held in Zagreb, Pozega, Sibenik Varazdin, Rijeka, Zadar and Koprivnica.
Plenkovic and other participants are expected to address the press after the working part of the meeting which is closed to the public.