Meeting of Minister Shaqiri with High Representatives of the Delegation of the European Union, Bertolini and Janmaat

Skopje, September 15th, 2020

Today, the Minister of Information Society and Administration, Jeton Shaqiri, held a meeting with Nicola Bertolini, Head of Cooperation at the EU Delegation, and with Freek Janmaat, Head of Operations (economic development, rule of law, public administration) at the EU Delegation.

Minister Shaqiri extended his gratitude to the EU Delegation for the ongoing support and successful cooperation in terms of public administration reforms and digitalization, starting from the establishment of the interoperability platform with IPA 2010 as grounds for development of the National e-Services Portal and the Population Register within IPA 2012 and 2013.

During the meeting, an agreement was reached that cooperation will continue, much like sharing EU's best practices that resulted in improvement of state-of-affairs, as noted in the last EC Reports.

Inter alia, Minister Shaqiri expressed his content that the EU Delegation will continue to be the main partner in terms of PAR, by digitalization of registers and development of e-services, as part of the significant service contract "Strenghtening e-Government", but also by reorganization and optimization of state administrative bodies with the project "Support for State Reorganization", preparation of long-term ICT strategy and other projects.

Minister of Information Society and Administration