EUR 8 bln. of EU money contracted by Sofia in 2012

Bulgaria contracted the entire financial resource and paid 1/3 of the money under the EU operational programmes in 2012, Minister in Charge of EU Funds Management Tomislav Donchev voiced to journalists.

EUR 8 bln. were contracted by end-2012, he pointed out. 35 percent of all EU funds, provided for the current programme period have been paid till now, or more than EUR 2.76 bln. At least 65 percent of the funds granted should be paid till end-2013, according to the minimum target set.

Adapted from Bulgarian National Radio