Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Manuel Sager, was in Albania and among his visit he had the possibility to get closely acquainted with the projects funded by the Swiss implementation program dldp.
During the three-day visit of the Swiss delegation headed by the Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Manuel Sager, the delegation was closely acquainted with the Swiss implementation program dldp through two projects funded in the Municipality of Mat and in the Municipality of Durrës.
On the first day of the visit, on April 25, the delegation was welcomed by the Mayor of the Municipality of Mat, Mr Nezir Rizvani, who thanked the Swiss support that made possible the realization of two very important projects for the municipality of Mat, the drafting of the General Local Plan and the establishment of a One Stop Shop office, projects supported by the Swiss dldp program.
On Wednesday afternoon, April 26th, the Swiss delegation met with the Mayor of Durrës, Mr Vangjush Dako and inaugurated a renovated bridge connecting the villages Juba and Rrushkull. A 500-meter access road was paved between Rushkull center and the bridge.
“Switzerland has been a reliable partner for Albania especially in local governance which is closer to the people. A bridge symbolizes friendship and partnership between Albania and Switzerland”, said Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Manuel Sager.