Minister of Local Self-Government Suhail Fazliu, at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart, Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Nikolai Nankov, attended the ceremony of putting into operation the reconstructed road III-108 "Starchevo-Kranovo-Prvi Maj", in Republic of Bulgaria.

The reconstructed road on the Bulgarian side is important for the residents on both sides of the border, because it facilitates communication to the border crossing between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Macedonia, Zlatarevo-Novo Selo.

The two ministers left for Bulgaria after the end of the joint session of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia and the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria, held yesterday in Strumica.

In the framework of the joint session, the ministers Suhail Fazliu and Nikolai Nankov, accompanied by the State Secretary in the Ministry of Local Self-Government Kiril Partalov and the Deputy Minister of Bulgaria, Denica Nikolova, realized a bilateral meeting from which came an initiative for signing a Memorandum of Cooperation between the two ministries.

On the meeting was discussed about the areas of cooperation of interest of both sides, based on the competencies of both ministries, as well as the possible ways of achieving of cooperation. For this initiative, will be informed  the governments of the Republic of Macedonia and the Republic of Bulgaria, after which, by the end of the year, will be signed a Memorandum of Cooperation.