NP Krka is arranging the Lozovac entrance with EU funds

first_imgThe public institution “NP Krka” is one step away from awarding grants for the arrangement of the Lozovac entrance, which is the second EU project in a year after the approved funds for the project Unknown Krka.Namely, the project proposal Visiting Management Center of the Krka National Park – Lozovac has successfully passed all stages of evaluation and the adoption of the Financing Decision is expected. The total eligible costs of the project amount to HRK 84.351.360,63, and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) co-finances 85% or HRK 71.698.656,53 in the form of grants from the Operational Program Competitiveness and Cohesion 2014-2020 – Promoting sustainable use natural heritage in national parks and nature parks (Project Code KK.06.1.2.01).The public institution “Krka National Park” will thus implement another strategic project aimed at sustainable development and quality management of visits with EFRD funds, because last year funds were approved for the project. Unknown Krka: hidden treasures of the upper and middle course of the river Krka, aimed at developing the upstream visitor infrastructure.The aim of the project is to increase the attractiveness of NP “Krka” as a tourist attraction, strengthen educational capacities for interactive education and information of visitors, achieve better spatial and temporal distribution of visitors, and overall social, economic and environmental well-being by building infrastructure for receiving and managing and educating visitors. . “In the Krka National Park we have many reasons for satisfaction. One of the most successful years is behind us, and in 2018 we will start one step closer to the award of grants for the second EU project in a year. Since most visitors enter the Park at the entrance Lozovac, the new Visitor Center will provide quality reception, education and spatial and temporal schedule of visitors in order to relieve Skradinski Buk, and timely information about upstream sites in the newly built information and educational infrastructure. On the other hand, JU ‘NP Krka’ will use its own funds to finance the arrangement of a new port in Skradin for eight tourist boats. All this will contribute to reducing crowds, and thus a better experience of the Park and preserving the natural balance, which is our primary task.”, Said the director of the Public Institution” National Park Krka “mr. sc. Krešimir Šakić.The construction and commissioning of the Lozovac entrance complex includes the construction and equipping of the Visitor Center building, which will contain multimedia, presentation, administrative and catering facilities, arranged in four blocks, as well as a sanitary block, and the construction and arrangement of roads, parking lots and pedestrian areas. It will be located in the area of ​​the current buffet and will extend to the existing toilet. The building, whose architectural solution is the work of studios Atmosphere from Zagreb, together with a unique lookout will be a kind of attraction in itself.It remains to wait for the final decision on financing and signing of the Contract, when the Project will be officially presented to the public in detail, after which the Public Institution “Krka National Park” will start preparing the procedure for selecting contractors, given that all necessary permits have been obtained. Sakic.Related news: UNKNOWN KRKA – NEW SUSTAINABLE AND QUALITY PROJECT OF KRKA NATIONAL PARKlast_img read more

Downing reflects on Reds spell

first_img It is a central position he reveals the West Ham boss always had earmarked for him and one he has thrived in, resulting in an England recall having not played for his country since Roy Hodgson’s first match at the helm against Norway in May 2012. “I played in Roy’s first game, went to the Euros and didn’t play at all,” Downing said. “After that, I wasn’t picked so I thought he had wanted to go in a new direction, a new type of player. “Maybe the younger players you’ve seen come into the squad a lot. “I’ve got no problems with that. Obviously it is a difficult decision for him to make, to pick 23 players. I understand that and my form probably at that time wasn’t good enough to be in. “I’m honest enough to say that but it just goes to show, if you keep playing well and your team is doing well, you’ve always got a chance of playing well.” Much was expected of the England winger when Kenny Dalglish forked out £20million to bring him to Anfield in the summer of 2011. However, Downing struggled to find his feet on Merseyside and under Dalglish’s successor, Brendan Rodgers, he was converted to a full-back. Stewart Downing called his time playing makeshift left-back for Liverpool the lowest moment of a career which is in the midst of a resurgence thanks to another positional change. It was a role the 30-year-old slotted into just so he could get back playing regularly, but it is not a time the midfielder, now with West Ham, remembers fondly. Asked if that was as bad as it got, Downing said: “Yeah, I think so. Obviously I was out of the team for me just to play, just to get back in the team, was a big thing. “But at left-back it was obviously difficult. It was a chance to get back in the team for me, so I obviously had to go along with it. I wasn’t happy playing at left-back. It’s not my natural position. “I knew from then that it was time for me to move. I was getting signals – other players were coming in and I am getting used at left-back rather than winger. “I think you know when the writing is on the wall for you at a club, so the West Ham move came at a good time for me. “It was a chance for me to go and play football regularly and play under a manager who wanted me play every week.” Downing is full of praise for West Ham manager Sam Allardyce, who he highlighted as not only being key to his move to east London but his recent, and somewhat surprising, resurgence. The Hammers’ 3-1 home defeat to Southampton in late August saw Allardyce move to a 4-4-2 diamond formation, with Downing playing a more central, attacking role. Press Associationlast_img read more

Chinese businesswoman sentenced to eight months for Trespassing at Mar-a-Lago

first_imgThe 33-year-old businesswoman who was caught trespassing at Mar-a-Lago in March has been sentenced to 8-months behind bars.The sentencing took place on Monday by Federal Judge Roy Altman.According to the report, Yujing Zhang was apprehended by Secret Service personnel on March 30th after she was caught trying to enter the private club. Zhang told authorities that she was at the club to attend a United Nations Friendship Event, however, after further review, authorities found that Zhang had been told on several occasions that the event had been canceled.Officials also found that Zhang was in possession of  several cell phones, passports, USB drives, a thumb drive that is believed to be full of malware, and a signal detector to check for hidden cameras.She was immediately arrested.During the trial, Zhang chose to represent herself and claimed that she did nothing wrong but Assistant U.S. Attorney Rolando Garcia argued that Zhang knew what she was doing and “lied to everyone,” including her taxi driver. Garcia also pointed to the number of strange items Zhang had on her when she was apprehended and recommended that Zhang serve an 18- month sentence.The judge, however, sentenced Zhang only to 8- months.Zhang has been in custody since March 30th and will be credited for time served. After she completes her sentence, she will then be deported.last_img read more