Podgorica – Podgorica Company Vektra has the intention to construct until the end of the year a factory for processing and bottling of drinking water in Kolasin, on the well Drijenak, for which it recently got concessions.
Manager of the company for public relations, Milic Popovic, announced that in the new factory, of capacities of 140 millions of liters, they will invest 7 millions of euros.
– Detailed researches on the well, the work on the reserves of the underground waters, the general project of the factory and the accompanying documentation have already been done – said Popovic.
In Vektra they think that the water from that factory, which will employ 20 workers for relatively short period of time, could become a brand in the European and world market.
For the usage of water from the well Drijenak Vektra got concessions for 30 years, but Popovic did not want to say at what price. The concessions on that well were given to Vektra by the Ministry of agriculture, waterworks and forestry at BOT arrangement, which means giving back of the well to the owner after the expiration of the period of usage. Popovic is expecting that the new factory will start working at the beginning of the following year.
Concession for 30 years Vektra got also on Pljevlja woods, as the owner of the Corporation “Jakic”, and it intends to integrate wood processing on Zabljak and in Pljevlja.
Vektra has paid in 90.000 of euros of deposit and has qualified for the public competition for the purchase of the Wood processing company Njegovudja and wood enterprise Zabljak.
Podgorica Company, as Popovic said, is planning seriously to invest also in tourism.
The company owns the tourist complex Alert in Becici, which has the surface of 36 thousand square meters, where they intend to construct a tourist lodgment with five stars. In the construction of the lodgment they will invest 95 millions of euros – said Popovic.
Vektra as he added is interested for the purchase of hotel tourist enterprise Boka and will submit a full documentation for the open competition for its privatization.
In Bar according to the Popovic’s words, this year they will start the construction of a housing – business space of the surface of 23 thousands of square meters in which they will invest 25 millions of euros.
Vektra has formed also an airline company, whose basic activity will be the business aviation for European and world destinations. Mother company has invested in Vketra aviation 10 millions of euros.
– Vektra company will invest in Montenegrin economy more than 150 millions of euros which will be a significant support to the development of the national economy – concluded Popovic.
Vektra was founded in 1990 as a general representative of Peugeot for Montenegro and is a strategic supplier of repro material for the Industry of Aluminum Podgorica.
The founder and the president of the company is Dragan Brkovic and its most important so far investments are housing – business space complex in Podgorica, Maritime agency in Bar, and the fabric of anodes Anotek which after five years of running it gave back to Industry of Aluminum.
Vektra has privatized also the two transport firms – Rumijatrans and Moracatrans.