BRCKO, Bosnia (September 23,2008) - The foundation stone of the Industrial Park – South 1 was laid at Brka near Brcko yesterday. The future industrial park will cover a surface of 32.5 hectares.
An initiative for this ambitious project is seven years old.
"The most important thing now is to start building the infrastructure, and EUR 2.6 million will be invested in that", Brcko mayor Mirsad Djapo announced yesterday.
The first companies are expected to start building their plants in the spring of 2009.
According to Italy’s deputy minister of economic development – Adolfo Urso – the investment will total around 120 million Euros, and 21 Italian companies are expected in the first stage, from various industrial areas.