First Press-Conference in Uzunkopru was realized in the frame of project PREVENT / CB005.1.11.165 funded under Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria-Turkey programme, and implemented under the coordination of the National Authority of the programme - Ministry of European Affairs in Turkey.

The Mayor of Uzunkopru Mr. Enis ISBILEN in its opening speech underlined the importance of the project and provided information for the Flood Early Warning System that will be installed on Ergene River and Kirkkavak Creek.

On the event the Vice Mayor of Munıcıpalıty of Dimitrovgrad Mr. Yasho MINKOV, represented the Bulgarian Lead project partner and in his opening speech presented information about the ımportance of the Control Centre and Automatic Observatory Tower (AOT) for detection of forests’ fires that wıll be installed in Dimitrovgrad.

The representatives of local media and member of the municipality took place on the event and received detailed information for the project activities and expected results.

In addition, a supply contract signing ceremony was held on whıch was sıgned a contract between Uzunköprü Municipality and the Contractor, whıch was selected for ınstallatıon of the early warning system ın Uzunkopru, after realızatıon of tender procedure accordıng the PRAG rules.

The installation of the system is planned to be completed in March 2018.