The forthcoming 2019 is a key year for the 2014 – 2020 programming period. The launching of major infrastructure projects in the road sector and the environmental sector is expected to happen within this year. This situation necessitates the mobilization of the entire construction sector, which has to cope with number of problems, such as the ever more serious lack of personnel. With these words Eng. Iliyan Terziev – Chairman of the Management Board (MB) of BCC opened the 8th discussion forum „Construction in 2019 – prospects and challenges”, organized by the Bulgarian Construction Chamber and the „Stroitel” Newspaper.
Eng. Terziev has announced the start of the event together with Kjetil Tonning, President of the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) and with Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Prime Minister. In the opening participated as well Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Petya Avramova, Mayor of Sofia Municipality Yordanka Fandakova, Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications Velik Zanchev.
„The goal of this forum is to talk about the real problems and challenges, which sector faces. To bring forward our proposals for improving the construction and investment process. To get from the institutions a first-hand information what to expect in 2019 and until the end of the programming period, which are the major projects, what is the work that lays ahead for construction companies”, added Eng. Iliyan Terziev. Before giving the floor to the Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev to speak, Eng. Terziev announced that the EU Parliament President Antonio Tajani had sent to BCC and to the participants in the event a congratulatory address, which has been presented by the moderator of the first part of conference Eng. Lyubomir Kachamanov, member of the EB and MB of BCC, Chairman of the BCC RO – Sofia, and FIEC Vice-president.