20 years before it was a very important factory and now is just a collection of ruins. This is the panorama that offers the former sugar factory in Maliq city. The head of Maliq Municipality has lately announced the transformation of it in a modern factory in the upcoming months, due to a 50 ml EUR Polish investment.
According to Mr. Gezim Topciu, this investment will make possible the construction of a new sugar factory of a production capacity more than 80 thousand tons sugar per year and the construction period of it is expected to last no more than 18 months.
“This is important for the region because will employee about 20 thousand workers from Maliq and Korca city. We have welcomed this investment due to a Polish-Albanian collaboration and we are looking forward to accelerate the procedures for a quick start of the implementation of this investment”, said the head of Maliq Municipality, Topciu. He added that the importance of this investment makes it a national project that will have its impact not only for the region of Maliq or Korca.
Current unemployment rates in Maliq city are high and the economic situation is going through a very hard period but the construction of this factory will improve the life of locals.
News source: Top Channel
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