Outgoing government's work good foundation for next, says deputy PM

Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Branko Grcic said on Monday the outgoing government had provided a good foundation for the new one and that he, with his experience in parliament and the government, could contribute to Croatia.

"What we did in these four years is a good foundation for the next government to pursue that path. It seems we had to leave the government for all the good things we did to finally be made public," he told reporters.

Asked if the prime minister-designate would pursue their path, Grcic said the new government simply must pursue the projects which the outgoing government drew up over the past four years. Some projects have been launched, as evidenced in industry, tourism and construction growth, and investments have grown too owing to the increased absorption of European Union funds, thanks to which numerous projects have been launched, he added.

Thanks to the outgoing government, likely to begin early next year is the construction of the Peljesac bridge, the Dugo Selo-Krizevci railway and many other sections of the railway from Rijeka to Zagreb and the Hungarian border, Grcic said.

What the outgoing government did will certainly become evident in the time ahead, he added.

Last update: Mon, 28/12/2015 - 15:47
Author: 

More from Croatia

PM dismisses claims of reviving fascism in Croatia

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) on Monday dismissed the insinuations about...

U.S. official says fascistisation not visible in Croatia

A senior US official said on Monday that fascistisation was not visible in Croatia, as claimed by Serbia, which has...

NGOs recall 6 Dec 1991 army attack on Dubrovnik

The Documenta Centre for Dealing with the Past from Zagreb and the Human Rights Action and the Centre for Civic...

Netanyahu thanks Croatian PM for Croatia's assistance in fighting wildfires

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked his Croatian counterpart Andrej Plenkovic for the assistance...

FM talks controversial memorial plaque in Jasenovac

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Davor Ivo Stier on Monday addressed comments that the government was not...