Govt approves first Danube strategy projects
Hungary's government on Wednesday approved the first projects under the EU's Danube Region Strategy, said Zoltán Kovács, state secretary in charge of government communications.
The 23 projects include ones involving river regulation to better deal with droughts, renovation of environmental school campsites, and building fast-track railways along the river, Kovács said. The projects will be funded by the European Union. The macro-regional development strategy for the Danube was a priority of Hungary's European Presidency earlier this year.
The Danube Strategy, adopted by member states in June, covers eight EU states and six states outside the bloc. Its main aim is to promote cooperation between the states involved and to aid sustainable economic development.
SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.