A 17.3 km promenade at the Ohrid Lake coast, green on its both sides, a bike movement lane and a road in compliance with European standards will be soon the appearance of the new entry of Pogradec. Throughout the segment Lin - Pogradec projects are being implemented for road reconstruction and rehabilitation and greening of the Ohrid Lake coast, funded by the government.
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, accompanied by the Deputy Prime Minister Niko Peleshi and Mayor of Pogradec Artan Shkëmbi, inspected today the work being carried out in this segment. Management of Road Authority has informed that works are being completed for the reconstruction of the road, to make it usable for the tourist season, while it has started the project to build the promenade. This project also foresees inert cleaning and rehabilitation of dilapidated buildings, terrain arrangement and greening.
The Prime Minister said that it was important to build the road before the tourist season 2015. He also emphasized that all these interventions will turn the shore of Ohrid Lake in one of the tourist assets of the country.
"We have the objective to be fully ready when the tourist season comes, everything shall be ready within a year. We must implement the project totally, not only the road, but the whole park, returned 30 years back in time, as it was not 30 years ago, with a rehabilitation that makes practically one of the most beautiful tourist areas of the region and undoubtedly turns it as tourist area with special value from ecological, landscape and nature point of view and of course, also from the standpoint of movement, "said Rama.
At the Ohrid Lake coast, the Prime Minister Rama spoke about the clearance of aggregates and rehabilitation of dilapidated buildings, terrain arrangement and greening.
"The whole area of illegal constructions and barbarity created in 20 years, with irresponsible development, will be transferred into a big park for citizens and in a great asset for all tourists who can move, can walk, can run, and where children can play. 17 km park and bike lanes" said Rama.