On 3rd of October 2018, the Head of the Centre for development of the South-East planning region Ms. Zhulieta Gjurkova, representatives from the Centre for development of the South-East planning region, the Mayor of the Municipality of Strumica Mr. Kosta Janevski as well as other stakeholders from the region, attended at the introduction into working process of construction of the company-contractor “DPTUGU ATTRUM DOO”, Vevchani, for the construction of the Shelter for homeless animals in the Municipality of Strumica.
The Shelter will have 40 cages, in which the stray dogs will get an adequate protection by adequate personnel, the capture will also be performed by qualified people, with a special vehicle with a trailer for transportation. This Shelter will be on regional level and will solve the problem of stray dogs of 6 municipalities from the Strumica - Radovish region.
The Construction of the Shelter is provided within the project "Construction of two shelters for homeless animals", which is implementing through the Program for balanced regional development for 2018 by the Bureau for Regional Development and all 10 municipalities from the South-East planning region.
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