Delegation of the European Union
to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

European Union donating equipment and 42 vehicles to the Food and Veterinary Agency

On Thursday, 18 May 2017, at 11:30hrs, an event for handover of equipment and 42 vehicles donated by the European Union will take place at the Food and Veterinary Agency.

At the event, the audience will be addressed by:

  • Mr. Zoran Popovski, Director of the Food and Veterinary Agency, and
  • Mr. Nicola Bertolini, Head of Cooperation Sector, Delegation of the European Union

The equipment and the vehicles in approximate value of one million euro are purchased under the EU funded project “Supply of equipment for official controls for the Food and Veterinary Agency and equipment for the Border Inspection Post Blace and Tabanovce”. The aim is to assist the inspection services of the Food and Veterinary Agency in improving the quality of their work by providing 42 passenger vehicles, one off road vehicle, 197 laptops, 45 PCs, 35 multifunctional printers, two copy machines, hand held readers, office equipment, protective clothing, equipment for the daily use by the inspectors, such as: thermometers, data loggers, PH measuring devices, protective masks, sampling kits, sector probes etc.

According to the highest European and global standards, the new procured equipment will ensure further improvement of the operative work of the inspection services, as well as strengthening the administrative capacities of the Food and Veterinary Agency, resulting with more effective and efficient services provided to the citizens and business community.

Please find enclosed the Agenda of the event.

Journalists and photographers are kindly invited to follow the event.

For information relating to this press release please contact Mr Konstantin Jovanovski, Press and Information Officer, Delegation of the European union, tel: +389 (0)2 3248 500; e-mail: Konstantin.JOVANOVSKI@eeas.europa.eu

 

AGENDA

 

  • 11:45 Filming of the equipment 
  • 12:00 Address of Mr. Zoran Popovski, Director of the Food and Veterinary Agency,
  • 12:15 Address of Mr. Nicola Bertolini, Head of Cooperation Sector, Delegation of the European Union