AmCham Business Breakfast with Mayor Jordanka Fandakova, April 25th
Mayor Fandukova Presents Plans for Sustainable Development of Sofia City
Sustainable development of Sofia city, EU funded infrastructure projects, transportation system improvements, waste disposal management, and public-private partnerships were at the focus of the AmCham business breakfast with the mayor of Sofia Yordanka Fandukova, which was attended by over 70 business representatives of AmCham member companies and media.
According to Ms Fandukova, a total of 47 EU-funded projects worth BGN 2.88 bln. are currently implemented in the capital. Moreover, in recent years the Sofia municipality has achieved financial stability and maintained the capital’s credit rating – BBB, which is equal to that of the country. The Mayor stressed the fact that the financial stability is a result of a strict financial discipline and increased collection of fees and taxes. With regards to the sensitive transportation and traffic issues the mayor mentioned two projects related to the subway construction:
-“Tsarigradsko shose Blvd.” – Sofia Airport section which has a length of 4.9 km and 4 stations and it will be completed in April 2015. -The district of “Mladost” 1 – Boulevard “Business Park” in “Mladost” 4 section with 2.5 km of length, 3 stations and 1 underground parking which is planned to be completed by April 2015. Among the other important projects in Sofia mentioned by Ms Fandukova were the two-level intersection on “Yavorov” Blvd. and “Dr. Tsankov Blvd.” to the TV Tower (2012); the two-level intersection on “Academic Geshov” Blvd. and “Georgi Sofiyski” Str. (2013); Projects under development are – A crossroad on transport hub “Lion’s Bridge” and crossroad “P. Yavorov” – Bvld. – “St. Mihaylovski Str. ” During the business meeting the mayor stated a number of times that the Municipality is ready to work closely with the AmCham business community.
Find more in the Presentation
Date(s) - 25/04/2014
7:00 am - 8:30 am
Sofia Hotel Balkan
08:30 a.m. – 09:00 a.m. – Registration
09:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Speech by the Mayor/ Q&A session
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Networking Breakfast
“Sofia – a better place for life, a better place for business”
If you are planning to attend, please e-mail [email protected] by Thursday, April 24th, 2014.
BGN 35 for AmCham members, BGN 50 for non-members (VAT Included)