21 january

Working groups to settle social, economic problems of south Moldova autonomy

Government and parliament representatives met their counterparts from the popular assembly (local parliament) and executive committee of the Autonomous Territorial Unit (UTA) Gagauz-Yeri from southern Moldova in Comrat (the region’s administrative centre) yesterday. The move comes following a meeting of Prime Minister Iurie Leanca and Parliament Speaker Igor Corman with popular assembly representatives on 17 January, the government’s communication and media relations department has reported.

The participants in the today’s meeting tackled subjects on social and economic development of the region, as well as the cooperation between the central and local authorities.

The participants proposed to set up working groups, at the level of experts, due to be made up of representatives of the government, parliament, popular assembly and executive committee of UTA Gagauz-Yeri. The groups are to consider all up-do-date subjects and identify solutions to current problems.

Prime Minister Iurie Leanca, accompanied by a group of ministers, is to pay working visit to Comrat on 22 January.