In the framework of dldp program support to 5 municipalities: Malësi e Madhe, Vau Dejës, Mat, Klos and Tropoja for drafting the General Local Plans (GLP) was held on 18-19 May 2017 a field visit, in the Municipalities of Lushnje and Kuçovë. In this visit were invited a group of experts from dldp partner municipalities assisted in the design of GLP.
Lushnja and Kuçova were selected based on the characteristics and similar development context with the 5 municipalities that dldp is assisting in the design of PPV, but also considering the fact that they have already adopted the PPV.
The main purpose of this visit was to exchange experiences on:
· GLP drafting process, transition of difficulties (lack of data, etc).
· The deadlines and difficulties encountered in the approval process as well as the role of the various actors involved in the process.
· Implementation of GLP and its development process.
During the meetings were presented illustrated presentations with cases encountered during the imple-mentation and the Ministry of Urban Development Guidelines for the implementation of GLP. Meetings held in Lushnja and Kuçova municipalities were supported by experts from Metropolis consulting company, who have drafted the GLPs for these municipalities.