Moldovan Prime Minister met with mayors of Criuleni district
Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilița met today with representatives of the local public authorities in the Criuleni district. The discussion focused on the actions of the Executive, aimed at solving the problems in the localities, and the management of the crises that continue to affect the Republic of Moldova, following the war in Ukraine.
The official spoke about the energy situation in the country, noting that the authorities are constantly looking for viable solutions to provide citizens with wood, fuel oil, coal and natural gas, at the most advantageous price. In order to reduce the impact of the increase in energy prices on vulnerable consumers, the Energy Vulnerability Reduction Fund was created, which will allow monthly compensations for the consumption of natural gas, electricity and thermal energy, as well as a subsidy for the replacement of household appliances, to be provided in the invoice technically outdated. At the same time, in the next period the Ministry of Infrastructure and Regional Development will present a plan regarding the preparation for the cold season.
According to the prime minister, even if the authorities are focused on overcoming crises, regional development and ensuring citizens' access to quality social infrastructure and public services, it remains one of the Executive's priorities. Thus, electronic public services have become more accessible to people in villages, thanks to the launch of the Unified Centers for the Provision of Public Services (CUPS), and recently the MDelivery service was launched, which allows the delivery of documents at home, and the e-APL platform, which efficient management of activities at the local level will contribute. In particular, the prime minister referred to the European Village National Local Development Program, in the Criuleni district the town halls won 18 projects, totaling 134 million lei, and the town halls mentioned its numerous benefits for the locals, and for municipal officials who gain new experience in project implementation.
In this context, the mayors welcomed the actions launched by the Executive in order to develop localities, but also to reform key sectors. The APL representatives also referred to the problems faced by the localities they lead. Among them were topics related to the massive delimitation of land, access to water from ponds for irrigation, and the simplification of the procedure for the sale of plots of land under the management of town halls. Natalia Gavrilița mentioned that an extensive process of review and functional analysis of the activities of several state agencies has begun, and following it the procrastination of bureaucratic processes will be resolved.