On June the 21st, Ambassador MARIC visited the Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) Corporation. Specialized in turbine production, the MHPS has begun the construction of Desulphation Systems in the thermoelectric power plant “Ugljevik”.
Executive vice-president of MHPS, Mr. MAEDA has welcomed Ambassador MARIC’s support in negotiations and his presence during the Opening Ceremony in May in Ugljevik. Ambassador MARIC underlined the significance of the project that not only helps BH achieve EU energy standards within given deadlines, but also improves the living conditions of people living in close proximity of the Power Plant, thus contributes to the environment protection. In regard to the established contacts with “Elektroprivreda” BiH, Ambassador MARIC emphasized on the need of enacting new projects of a similar kind for “Tuzla Bloc 6” and “Kakanj Bloc 7″ power plants and that efforts from both sides will be needed to secure attractive financial support models of the Japanese government. Mr. MAEDA agreed with Ambassador MARIC’s suggestions and has announced MHPS visit to “Elektroprivreda” BiH to negotiate modalities of further projects. Mr. MAEDA, has thanked Ambassador MARIC on his presentation of other BH investment modalities and proposed continuous cooperation in order to fully embrace the investment potential in BH.