Visit to the Site of Demining Project of the 10 kV and 110kV Transmission Line Route in the Territory of Bujanovac Municipality
As a follow up on the implementation of Project for demining of the 10kV and 110kV transmission lines in the territory of the Municipality of Bujanovac and reconciliation of data in the field with the requirements of the end user of demined area, representatives of the Serbian Mine Action Centre, in the presence of contractor NGO Stop Mines, Pale, Bosnia and Herzegovina, monitoring organization, Eksploring ltd., Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, together with the representatives of Joint Stock Company Elektromreža Srbije, held a working meeting and visited the above site.
This project has been developed in order to create conditions for safe and stable electricity supply to residents in the Municipality of Bujanovac, which, along with creating conditions for increasing safety of locals and transmission line maintenance workers, is invaluable for this underdeveloped part of the Republic of Serbia.
The project is funded by the US through ITF Enhancing Human Security.
Sites through which the 10kV and 110kV transmission lines pass in the territory of the Municipality of Bujanovac are contaminated with anti-personnel and anti-tank mines, improvised explosive devices and other explosive remnants of war (ERW), therfore the implementation of this project will also contribute to fulfilling the obligations of the Republic of Serbia undertaken by the AP Mine Ban Convention (Ottawa Convention).