BELGRADE – Serbian Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlović and Christian Danielsson, the European Commission’s Director General for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, on Friday discussed Serbia’s progress in European integration in the field of transport policy, the ministry said, Serbian news agency Tanjug reports.
Mihajlovic briefed Danielsson on priority infrastructure projects for connecting Serbia with Europe as well as possible, and the pace of their progress.
The projects are aimed at reconstructing and upgrading the Belgrade-Budapest and the Belgrade-Nis, Nis-Dimitrovgrad and Belgrade-Bar rail lines, and building a Nis-Merdare (Pristina) motorway and a Belgrade bypass road.
The priority projects also include works on the Danube and Sava waterways, rehabilitation of the Djerdap 1 navigation lock and construction of a new port in Belgrade, a statement said.
Danielsson said that the European Commission has noted the implemented reforms and especially praised the reforms implemented in the field of issuing building permits.