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KfW, SECO to grant 14 mln euro for wastewater treatment projects in Bosnia's Gradiska

KfW, SECO to grant 14 mln euro for wastewater treatment projects in Bosnia's Gradiska KfW German Development Bank Source: kfw.de

BANJA LUKA (Bosnia and Herzegovina), October 16 (SeeNews) - Germany's development bank KfW and Switzerland's State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) will grant some 14 million euro ($15.5 million) to support wastewater treatment projects in Bosnia's Gradiska, the local government said.

KfW will provide 10.26 million euro, while SECO will contribute 3.8 million euro, the Gradiska municipal government said in a press release on Tuesday following the signing of the grant agreements with KfW and SECO.

Under the projects, the existing sewerage system will be reconstructed and a water purification station will be built, as well as some 30 kilometers of secondary sewerage network.

Gradiska mayor Zoran Adzic said that some phases of the project have already started and works should intensify in the spring of next year.

The projects should be complerted within three years. 

Gradiska is a town in Bosnia's Serb Republic, one of two autonomous entities forming Bosnia and Herzegovina. The other one is the Federation.

($ = 0.905614 euro)

 

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