Bajdevski Meets with European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
Sofia, March 15th, 2019
Deputy Minister of Information Society and Administration, Aleksandar Bajdevski, held a meeting with European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel. The meeting was also attended by former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Administration of Slovenia, Boris Koprivnikar, Minister of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Kosovo, Besim Beqaj and Director of Innovation under the National Agency for Information Society of the Republic of Albania, Romina Kostani.
The meeting involved discussions on the importance of the Digital Agenda for the Western Balkans, and on regional development. The Digital Agenda for the Western Balkans provides opportunities to implement many projects in the digital sphere. Moreover, Gabriel reiterated efforts to reduce roaming prices. Partucular focus during the meeting was also put on development of digital skills as a factor to prevent emigration of young people from the country, and as grounds for improved economic development.
Ministry of Information Society and Administration