€10m grant for extending water supply services in villages


The Republic of Moldova will get €10 million in grant funding for extending the water supply services in rural areas. The Ministry of Finance and the German Development Bank signed an additional financing agreement and the grant agreement for financing the project “Drinking Water Supply and Sewerage System, Moldova Center, Phase 2”, IPN reports.

According to the Ministry of Finance, investments will be made to connect five villages to the Chisinau-Strășeni-Călărași water pipeline. Under the agreement, consultancy services will be provided to the Center Regional Development Agency and expertise services will be offered for helping water operators in the districts of Strășeni and Călărași to extend the area supplied with water and in the restructuring process.

With this additional financing, the total budget of the project comes to €25 million in non-repayable funds.