An information meeting was held with representatives of the local authorities in the municipality of Garmen

On 25.02.2022 from 09:30 in the building of the municipal administration Garmen was held an information meeting in the implementation of the project "Business council" - 6275_BC, funded by Subsidy contract № B6.3a.18 / 13.04.2021, Program for territorial cooperation Interreg V-A Greece - Bulgaria 2014-2020.At the meeting was attended by representatives of the municipality of Garmen.

The meeting was attended by the Deputy Mayor of Garmen, directors of directorates, heads of departments, experts and specialists from the municipal administration of Garmen.

The moderator made a presentation of the project and the participating organizations. Explain briefly the essence of the INTERREG V-A Greece-Bulgaria program, as well as its main objectives, namely: expanding entrepreneurial activity in the eligible region, improving the capacity of SME representatives to penetrate foreign markets, promoting cultural and natural heritage, expanding of social entrepreneurship in the border areas, etc.

The host of the event presented the project idea, emphasizing its main goal of establishing 7 business councils in Bulgaria (Blagoevgrad, Smolyan, Haskovo, Kardzhali) and 7 business councils in Greece (Evros, Xanthi, Rhodopes, Drama, Kavala, Thessaloniki, Serres ).

Each of the partner organizations was presented with its own experience, but the role of the DISK in the work of business councils was discussed in detail, namely: providing full support to business councils related to administrative and organizational needs, free trainings, exchange of experience, resource provision, preparation and distribution of press releases, moderation of periodic meetings of councils and engagement of local government representatives.

The project was approved by the present representatives of Garmen municipal administration, and the representatives agreed to assist in promoting business councils, as well as in resolving difficulties of the representatives of the target sectors to which the municipal administration is concerned.

After the detailed presentation, the moderator invited the participants in the event to enter a discussion mode.

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