Today was held a virtual meeting between senior representatives of the Chambers of Commerce that are part of the Public – Private Dialogue Platform (Mr. Zoran Jovanovski from the Economic Chamber of Macedonia, Ms. Danela Arsovska from the Association of Chambers of Commerce, Mr. Nebi Hoxha from the Economic Chamber Chamber of North-West Macedonia, Mr. Ilija Gospodinov from the Chamber of Commerce for Information and Communication Technologies (MASIT) with Mr. Martin Vickers, Trade Representative for the Western Balkans of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mr. Boris Johnson and his team.
The meeting was organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the support of the Embassy in the United Kingdom, and was attended by the Ambassador of Northern Macedonia to the United Kingdom HE Aleksandra Miovska, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Northern Macedonia HE Rachel Galloway, Director of Global Business Networks at the British Chambers of Commerce Ms. Anne-Marie Martin, SIT Director for Northern Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro and Kosovo Mr. Nikola Stojanovski and Ambassador Ilija Psaltirov from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as its moderator .
At the meeting, Mr. Vickers, as the first Trade Representative for the Western Balkans, presented his efforts to intensify economic cooperation with Northern Macedonia and got acquainted with each of the present Chambers of Commerce, their activities and potentials for deepening cooperation between the two countries. , where he reaffirmed the interest of the United Kingdom in deepening economic cooperation with the countries of the Western Balkans, including Northern Macedonia.
Special emphasis during the discussion was placed on possible cooperation in the field of renewable energy, green agenda, information and communication technologies – ICT, potential cooperation on infrastructure projects and opportunities in the circulation of people and goods after Brexit between Great Britain and Northern Macedonia. as non-EU countries.
The two sides agreed to continue talks in order to provide institutional support to Macedonian and British companies to intensify cooperation in the future, find points of common interest and contribute to increasing overall economic cooperation between the two countries.