Germany will provide Moldova with 10 million euros for the development of public sector reforms. The announcement was made on Wednesday, September 29, by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, during his official visit to Chișinău.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier claims that Germany will support Moldova in terms of the European path and “the creation of an independent judiciary.”
“It is important to offer young people in your country perspectives and opportunities for the future. That is why I am convinced that economic cooperation between Germany and Moldova must be strengthened, amplified, in order to create jobs for young people in Moldova and to have a reason for them to stay at home and contribute to the reform processes in your country. I brought with me a small package worth about 10 million euros through which we will provide expertise because we know that when it comes to developing public sector reforms, expertise is needed. In the future, we are willing to provide support to the political leadership of Moldova in terms of creating an independent judiciary,” said the German president.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier was greeted with military honors at the Presidency. Subsequently, the President of Germany had meetings with President Maia Sandu and members of the delegations.
The visit of the federal president took place, according to an informative note of the Presidency, as a sign of support for the reform course followed by the President of Moldova, Maia Sandu, and the Prime Minister, Natalia Gavrilița.
In mid-May, 1.6 million disposable medical gloves and 300,000 FFP2 protective masks, totaling 537,500 euros, were additionally delivered to Moldova, with the financial support of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany. and the EU in partnership with WHO. In March 2021, Moldova also received a donation of 600 pulse oximeters from the Federal Government of Germany.