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The boosting of the bilateral cooperation at the level of local public authorities discussed in Vilnius

The boosting of the bilateral cooperation at the level of local public authorities discussed in Vilnius

27th of September 2018, Vilnius - The exchange of experience and the setting of new priorities for the development of bilateral cooperation between the cities of Chișinău and Vilnius were discussed at the meeting of ambassador Serghei Mihov with the Mayor of Vilnius, Remigijus Šimašius.

The ambassador expressed his interest in identifying new areas of mutually beneficial cooperation, reiterating the willingness of Chișinău City Hall to initiate joint activities and projects with the city of Vilnius in order to take over the best practices and technologies applied by the Lithuanian partners in solving the social, education, environment and infrastructure issues.

On his part, Mayor Remigijus Šimašius expressed the willingness of the Vilnius city administration to continue working with the authorities of the municipality of Chisinau and to share the rich experience accumulated in the management of the Lithuanian capital.

The discussion also focused on cooperation at the level of local public authorities in both countries, realization of joint investment projects and the increase of trade, economic, cultural, scientific and humanitarian bilateral relations.

The Cooperation Agreement between the city of Chișinău and the city of Vilnius, signed on October 13, 2006, provides the realization of joint investment projects, the conclusion of contracts between economic agents, the organization of conferences, seminars and work visits for the exchange of experience and the development of collaboration in the field of culture, sports tourism, healthcare, land planning, transports, communications, etc.