There are currently more than 28,000 construction sites in Serbia, and the number of building permits issued increased by 14.4% in the first quarter of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017, Serbian Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic said in her conversation with Azza El-Abd, the Mission Director for Serbia at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
– Together, we have made great results. With the reform and the implementation of electronic building permits, the number of active construction sites increases each year. Today, there are more than 28,000, and the number of building permits issued increased by 14.4% in the first quarter of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017 – Mihajlovic said.
She pointed out that the cooperation between the ministry and the USAID had contributed to Serbia’s progress from the 91st spot to the 43rd spot on the World Bank Doing Business list from 2015 till 2018, whereas, in the field of issuing building permits, the country has made an incredible progress from the 186th to the 10th spot on the Doing Business list, says the press release by the Ministry of Construction.