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Cross Border Co-operation Programme between Bulgaria and Turkey

P1260077The project’s overall objective is to preserve the cultural and historical heritage in the cross border region of Lyubimets and Luleburgaz. This project is developed by giving a stress on fostering the strengths and use of the potential opportunities of the region through improving the quality of life by efficient use of common natural resources as well as protection of natural, cultural and historical heritage values. In particular, the project activities will strengthen the cross border cooperation between project partners and stakeholders in the CBC area in the field of protection of local historical and cultural heritage, promotion of alternative forms of tourism and thus increasing the living standard on both sides of the Bulgarian – Turkish border. The cross border impact of the project is also reflected in the exchange of good practices and experience, and will raise the public awareness among locals of sustainable development and will increase their understanding of their regional identity as valuable citizens of Europe.