Bulgarian, Romanian, Serbian Communications Ministers Back Joint Fast Internet Project
Friday, 09 December 2016
The Communications Ministers of Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia are sending a joint letter to the European Commission in support of a project for cross-border Internet access infrastructure in the Northern Balkans, which are one of Europe's least developed areas, the Bulgarian Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications told BTA on Thursday. Earlier in the day, Deputy Minister Valeri Borissov visited Bucharest for a finalization of the document.
Minister Ivaylo Moskovski of Bulgaria, Delia Popescu of Romania and Rasim Ljajic of Serbia, and State Agency for Electronic Governance Chairperson Rossen Zhelyazkov, are approaching the European Commission for assistance to the project management team in finding sources of financing for the implementation of the initiative. The three countries share identical challenges in the development of broadband Internet access, they state.