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Looking ahead : Serbia's Prime Minister discusses medium term planning for Regional Policy with Commissioner Hahn

(05 March 2013)

Looking ahead : Serbia's Prime Minister discusses medium term planning for Regional  Policy with Commissioner Hahn

On his visit to the European Commission today, Ivica Dačić, Serbia's Prime Minister met Commissioner Hahn to discuss how Serbia might already think ahead on how to get the most out of EU Regional Funds in the future. 

As a candidate country, Serbia has still yet to start negotiations but Commissioner Hahn welcomed the proactive approach of the Prime Minister in beginning to build a strategy for the future as regards regional policy. He said, " Regional policy and structural funds can make a real contribution to the development of the whole country. We have been discussing how to organise this in the future. I really appreciate this early approach. I am grateful for his visit and we will be keeping in touch. "