|On August 2, 2006 in Chisinau a meeting of the top management of Veneto Banca s.c.p.a. (Italy) with the President of the Republic of Moldova Mr. Vladimir Voronin was held. At the meeting Veneto Banca was represented by Messrs. Flavio Trinca -
the President of the Administrative Council, Franco Antiga - the
Vice-President of the Administrative Council, Vincenzo Consoli - General
Director and Nicola Damiani - the reprezentative of Veneto Banca in the
Republic of Moldova.
During the meeting the President of the Administrative Council of Veneto Banca Mr. Flavio Trinca made a short presentation of the activities of Veneto Banca both in Italy and abroad, focusing in particular on the perspectives and plans for development of the group in the Republic of Moldova.
President of the country Mr. Vladimir Voronin requested an active involvement of the Italian banking group in the development of the financial and banking sector of the Republic of Moldova, mentioning that the growth rate of the country’s national economy during last years already surpassed the possibilities of the local banking system.
Mr. Trinca in his turn has pointed out that the financial and banking markets of the East European countries in general and of the Republic of Moldova in particular present an immense interest for the Veneto Banca group. Therefore, in the near future efforts will be made to enlarge the range of services with regard to quantity and quality. President of the Administrative Council of Veneto Banca stressed his confidence that the experience accumulated in the Republic of Moldova will contribute to further expansion of the group to Ukraine and other East European countries.
On the same day in the afternoon the representatives of Veneto Banca had a meeting with the President of Moldovan Parliament Mr. Marian Lupu. Besides the issue of the strategy for development of the group in Moldova the meeting focused on the subject of the investment climate in the country. The concrete steps taken by the leadership of the Republic of Moldova were acknowledged a big success by the representatives of Veneto Banca, who declared that they were convinced that the measures already adopted and the planned ones will contribute to further attraction of foreign investments into the country, both from Italy and other countries with highly developed market economy.