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USA awards a grant to “Toplofikatsiya Sofia” district heating company

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The mayor of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia Yordanka Fandakova, the Acting Director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency EnoEbong and the U.S.Ambassador to Bulgaria Herro Mustafa signed a grant agreement aimed at financing a plan for modernization of “Toplofikaciya Sofia” district heating company. 

The plan is to analyze the possibilities for complete reconstruction, rehabilitation and recapitalization of the municipal enterprise that serves almost 1 million zitizens, announced the press center of Sofia Municipality. The analysis will be performed by a team of highly qualified American experts in the field of engineering, finance and law.

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