PRIME MINISTER OF TK MR.UMIHANIĆ AND MINISTER OF INDUSTRY, ENERGY AND MINING, MR.FEJZIĆ VISITS FLOOD AFFECTED GIKIL 

22/05/2015 15:08:00

Prime Minister of Tuzla Canton, Mr.Bahrija Umihanić and Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining, Mr.MulagaFejzić visited „Global Ispat Koksna Industrija“ d.o.o. Lukavac on Monday 19th of May, in order to assess the consequences of recent flooding.

The Prime Minister and the Minister were welcomed by Managing Director of GIKIL Mr.Debasish Ganguly who familiarized guests about the present situation and activities done by the workers and GIKIL’s Crisis Committee to protect the operations of the company, and restore basic water supply to the Lukavac town.

Deputy Managing director, Mr.Dubravić Suad, nominated as Commander of Crisis Committee, informed the representatives of Government in more details about situation and about losses which GIKIL has endured to the extent of several millions.

He informed about the problem of transport and railway connectivity and concerns about raw material procurement. Due to that, coke production had to be drastically brought down to the technological minimum level and Fertilizer plant and AMK were suspended until raw materials can be assured and provided. Furthermore, he reported about activities on the field and informed about the condition in Filter station and remaining issues.

Prime Minister Umihanić and Minister Fejzić were convinced that GIKIL is in a difficult situation, but congratulated the team in GIKIL for maintaining safe operations and fight other difficulties caused by flooding.

The Prime Minister assured that Canton Government will continuously monitor developments in companies of our canton and extend all possible help so that the economy , the carrier of  the development of TK , is back on its feet.