Czech minister praises Czech-Bavarian cooperation

Cross-border cooperation between the Czech Republic and Bavaria is on a very good level, Czech Regional Development Minister Věra Jourová told a conference in Kvilda, western Bohemia, on Saturday. Some 90 percent of EU funds earmarked the operational programme promoting the cooperation have been used, Ms Jourová said, adding the programme ranked second of the EU’s regional cooperation programmes. EU funds have been used to finances projects including a Czech-German cultural centre, museums and educational trails.