On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Adriatic Ionian Euroregion – AIE, the President of the Republic of Croatia, Ms. Kolinda Grabar – Kitarovic received on Monday, July 11th , at the premises of the Croatian Presidential Palace, President of the AIE and at the same time, the Governor of the Region of Dubrovnik Mr. Nikola Dobroslavić, Vice President of the AIE also President of Abruzzo Region Mr. Luciano D ‘Alfonso, and Vice President of the AIE and President of Tirana Regional Council Mr.Aldrin Dalipi, Chairman of the Istrian County Mr. Valter Flego, Mr. Nevenko Herceg Prime minister of Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, and the mayor of Kotor Mr. Aleksander Stjepčević and Mr. Francesco Cocco and Mr. Luka Vidak from AIE secretariat.
The presidency of AIE informed President Grabar – Kitarovic about the work of the Adriatic-Ionian Euroregion, achievements in the past ten years as well as future plans. Discussion focused on the importance of finalizing the construction of the Adriatic-Ionian Highway and construction and technological modernization of the railway line Ravenna-Brindisi as well as advancement of air and maritime passenger and cargo links across the Adriatic.
Representatives of the Adriatic-Ionian Euroregion emphasized that improving infrastructure is a prerequisite for overall development of the Adriatic Ionian area.
In conclusion, President of Tirana Regional Council also Vice President of AIE said in social networks that “Adriatic-Ionian Euroregion is a great model of integration between local and regional government units” and highly praised the support of the President of Croatia Ms.Kolinda Grabar – Kitarovic in building the bridges of cooperation.
Dubrovnik -Tirana highway, railway network of high speed Bar-Ancona, protection of sea from pollution and petroleum production platforms and discussion on the direct air line Zagreb- Tirana were the priority issues that were shared at this meeting.
At the link below: You can have more information about the meeting at the Croatian presidency.