Islanders will again at discounted prices from island to island

first_imgIf the Draft Proposal of the Law on Amendments to the Law on Transport in Liner and Occasional Coastal Maritime Transport, adopted by the Government at the last session on April 28, is adopted, the islanders will again be able to travel from island to island at preferential prices. transmitted by Zadarski list.Croatian and foreign nationals residing on the islands or on the Pelješac Peninsula, as well as nationals of the Member States of the European Economic Area and members of their families, regardless of their nationality, who have registered temporary residence and who have at least 183 days in one year reside on the islands or the Peljesac peninsula.Businessmen, family farms, studentsFurthermore, it is proposed that the right to preferential transport is exercised by children older than three to 12 years of age, vehicles of natural persons and foreign citizens and vehicles of lessees residing on the island, registered with the competent administrative body in the Republic of Croatia. vehicles registered in crafts, family farms, freelancers and leasing users with the seat of vehicle users on the island, and vehicles are registered in the competent administrative body in the Republic of Croatia, health professionals and other public services (police, armed forces, firefighters, port authority) whose is a permanent place of work on the island and their official vehicles used on the island, health professionals and their official vehicles in the regular transport of patients from the island to the mainland and vice versa, other persons who acquire this right under special regulations.Pupils and students residing on the island, who travel daily to a school or higher education institution outside the island, pupils and students residing on the island who temporarily stay outside the island for schooling, and come to the island on weekends, will be entitled to free public transport. who attend the compulsory preschool program outside the island of their residence, as well as pupils and students studying on the island of their residence and children attending the preschool program on the island of their residence, for activities outside the island of their residence, children from 1 to 3 years old, pensioners and persons over 65 years of age residing on the island, health professionals and their official vehicles in performing emergency transport of patients from the island to the mainland and vice versa, police officers and their official vehicles in performing duties on islands, employees of other public services (police, armed forces , firefighters, the Harbor Master ‘s Office and the GSS) and their official vehicles in the case disasters and in cases of emergencies and search and rescue, with the consent of the Agency.The amount of the discount, it is stated, can be up to 50 percent of the regular season ticket price, and is prescribed by the Minister of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure, and most importantly, the right to preferential discount passenger transport and free passenger transport can be exercised on all connecting lines. islands with the mainland and islands with each other.Urgent procedureAmendments to the Law on Transport in Liner and Occasional Coastal Maritime Transport were, among other things, less than a month ago the topic of conversation between representatives of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure, the Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds and members of the Island Parliament with President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. her official visit to Zadar County. Although many at the time were skeptical of the announced changes, it seems that the “thing” has moved from the deadlock.Denis Barić, the first man of the Island Parliament, does not hide his satisfaction that the Draft went to the urgent parliamentary procedure so quickly ” According to the proposed draft law, navigation schedules will no longer be able to be passed without the consent of local self-government units, and I think these changes will most please island businessmen who will be able to transport goods to other islands at a discounted price, which I believe will be much more profitable than so far, says Barić and adds that he hopes that the islanders will use the new / old rights that were revoked less than two years ago this summer.”Finally, there is little reason and we sincerely hope that the Amendments to the Law on Transport in Liner and Occasional Coastal Maritime Transport will be passed unanimously, ie that it will be adopted by Parliament. If we want life on the islands that is the least that can be done and only logically, it is absurd that today I am writing about it at all as big news. Certainly how this should only be the beginning of the revitalization and revitalization of our islands because if we do not want our islands to be deserted, and we do not want to, then concrete steps must happen immediately.Islands and residents do not have the time nor do they deserve to wait for years for positive change.Source: Zadarski listlast_img read more

Images of St David’s Shopping Centre extension released

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Magnificent Arsenal dethroned Manchester City and is in the FA Cup…

first_imgThe Arsenal team defeated Manchester City with 2:0 in the semi-final clash of this year’s edition of the oldest football tournament – FA Cup. The star of the “balls” Pierre-Emerick Obameyang scored both goals, opening in the 19th minute, and then formed the final result in the 71st minute. Thus, the “gunners” qualified for the final of the tournament, where they will expect someone between Manchester United and Chelsea.✅ 2017✅ 2020😉 We just love Wembley semi-finals against Man City…🏆 #EmiratesFACup — Arsenal (@Arsenal) July 18, 2020Arsenal played a great match and deservedly qualified for the final. Londoners did not leave much space for “citizens” and limited them to a few clean positions.Another positive thing tonight for the “gunners” after this victory is that they secured participation in the Europa League next season and will not worry about where they will end up in the championship.Gulliver/GettyImagesThe “Citizens” started the match more actively and pressed the opponent, but there were no clear positions.In the tenth minute Shkodran Mustafi made a serious mistake, but City failed to take advantage. The defender lost the ball in the penalty area, but Rahim Stirling failed to shoot. The attack ended with a header by Riyad Marez, but the ball was killed by Granit Jaka just before the goal.The cleanest in the situation in the beginning came in the 16th minute and was at the expense of Arsenal. Then Pierre-Emerick Obameyang missed a great opportunity. City players cleared the ball to the center, where David Lewis took it down with his chest, controlled it and with a great pass led Obameyang behind the defense of the “sky blue”. The striker made good progress and came face to face with Ederson, then fired, but straight at the Brazilian guard.Three minutes later, however, Obamayang retaliated and put Arsenal ahead in the result. Nicolas Pepe centered to the far post, and the Gabonese caught the ball from the air, sending it diagonally and it flew into the net – 1: 0.In the 29th minute Hector Beyerin made a mistake and made a gift to the “sky-blues” after sending the ball to the feet of Gabriel Jesus in the penalty area. The Brazilian returned to Kevin De Bruyne, who shot, but Jaca threw himself and blocked the shot.A minute later, in front of the other door, Ederson could be fatally mistaken. The Brazilian guard tried to find De Bruyne, but the ball ended up in Alexander Lacasette. The Frenchman handed me Obamayang, but inaccurately.In the 41st minute Danny Sebayos centered in the penalty area from a corner, where Mustafi shot with his head, but Ederson managed to kill the ball, which was directed just below his crossbar.We’re halfway through at Wembley – and we lead! 💪🔴 1-0 🔵 (HT)🏆 #EmiratesFACup — Arsenal (@Arsenal) July 18, 2020Manchester City came out to equalize in the second half and started the second 45 minutes at high speed.Rahim Stirling twice had the opportunity to shoot from good positions. In the first situation, the English national sent the ball far above the door, and the second a little closer, but again out.In the 54th minute Riyad Marez entered the penalty area and shot, but did not hinder Martinez.After an hour of play, De Bruyne shot from a direct free kick, but the ball flew a little away from Arsenal’s goal.In the 67th minute David Silva shot dangerously from the penalty area, but also inaccurate.City’s pressure increased, but instead of the “citizens” equalizing, Arsenal doubled in the 71st minute. Pepe holds the ball well near the side line in the opponent’s field. He returned to Tierney, and the defender brought Obameyang in a great way behind the defense. The Gabonese advanced at speed, entered the penalty area, shot and sent the ball between Ederson’s legs – 2: 0.Seven minutes before the end of regular time, Aymeric Laport could have made a great shot from the edge of the penalty area, but the ball flew inches past the left crossbar of Martinez.By the end of the match, the Arsenal players made no mistakes and successfully finished the match, beating both Manchester City and Liverpool in just a few days.“The apprentice has beaten the sorcerer!”Arsenal have booked their spot in the #EmiratesFACup final! 🙌Hugs all around! — Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) July 18, 2020ARSENAL – MANCHESTER CITY 2: 01:0 Pierre-Emerick Obameyang (k) 19 ‘2:0 Pierre-Emerick Obameyang (k) 71 ‘Starting lineups of both teams: 📋 Here it is – our semi-final team news!🇬🇦 @Aubameyang7 starts🇫🇷 @LacazetteAlex starts🇨🇮 And so does Nicolas Pepe😉#️⃣ #EmiratesFACup — Arsenal (@Arsenal) July 18, 2020ARSENAL (3-4-3): 26. Emiliano Martinez – 20. Shkodran Mustafi, 23. David Lewis, 3. Kieran Tierney – 2. Hector Beyerin, 8. Danny Sebayos, 34. Granit Jaka, 15. Ainsley Maitland-Niles – 19. Nicolas Pepe, 3. Alexander Lacazette, 14. Pierre-Emerick Obameyang (k) Head coach: Mikel ArtetaHow we line-up in tonight’s semi-final! 💪XI | Ederson, Walker, Garcia, Laporte, Mendy, Gundogan, D Silva (C), De Bruyne, Mahrez, Jesus, Sterling.Subs | Carson, Stones, Zinchenko, Bernardo, Rodrigo, Fernandinho, Cancelo, Otamendi, Foden.⚽️ @HaysWorldwideMan #ManCity — Manchester City (@ManCity) July 18, 2020MANCHESTER CITY (4-2-3-1): 31. Ederson – 22. Benjamin Mendy, 14. Aymeric Laport, 50. Eric Garcia, 2. Kyle Walker – 17. Kevin De Bruyne, 8. Ilkay Gundogan – 7. Rahim Stirling, 21. David Silva (k), 26. Riyad Marez – 9. Gabriel Jesus Head coach: Pep GuardiolaChief Judge: Jonathan Moss, EnglandStadium: Wembley, London, EnglandStart of the match: 21:45 Follow us anywhere and anytime with the mobile application of You can download it from Google Play, App Store and AppGallery.last_img read more

Team Nigeria Begin Campaigns At WJC, AJCC In Ghana

first_imgA 12-man Team Nigeria contingent will today, Monday, April 1 begin campaigns at the ITTF World Junior Circuit (WJC) and African Junior and Cadet Championship (AJCC) holding in Accra, Ghana from April 1 to 13.10 other nations will be competing against Nigeria at the WJC which serves off today, April 1 and end April 5 at the Sports Emporium in Accra, Ghana.National junior champion, Azeez Solanke leads 11 others to the WJC and AJCC.The contingent will begin the campaign at the WJC with the aim of amassing global ranking points as well as test their might ahead of the AJCC which serves off on April 7.Solanke who is the only Nigerian seeded in the boys’ singles will be aiming for the title having featured in previous editions of the WJC without making it to the podium.Solanke will compete alongside Augustine Emmanuel and Abayomi Animashaun will compete in the junior boys’ team event which serves off today April 1, while the quartet of Jamiu Ayanwale, Taiwo Matti, Musa Mustapha, and Mustapha Mustapha will compete in the boys’ cadet team event.Vivian Oku, Rofiat Jimoh and Iyanuoluwa Falana will slug it out in the junior girls’ team while Sukurat Aiyelabegan and Sadiat Akeem will compete in the cadet girls’ team event.Besides the team event, the players will battle for honours in the singles and doubles events of the WJC.The AJCC serves as qualification for the 2019 World Junior Championship holding later in the year and Nigeria will be returning after missing the last two editions in Tunisia and Cote d’Ivoire.Also, the team will be aiming to dethrone defending champion – Egypt in Accra next week.Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) promised an exciting tournament being the first time the West African nation will be staging an international table tennis tournament in the last 16 years.According to Ghana Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah, Ghana would host a befitting tournament.“We are grateful to ITTF and ATTF for choosing Ghana as host of these important competitions and for us we are excited that this is in line with our ideals of growing all sports from grassroots levels.“We have been working hard to revive our school sports because we know we have the potential to be among the best in sports. I am also using this opportunity to charge the Ghana Table Tennis Association to focus on schools across the country to be able to discover new talents that will make our country proud at the 2023 African Games which we are hosting,” Isaac Asiamah said.Relatedlast_img read more

Russia orders cuts in World Cup spending

first_imgBy Katya GolubkocaThe Russian government has ordered 30 billion roubles ($560 million) in cuts in spending on the 2018 World Cup finals, Russian news agencies reported on Monday.No reason was given for the decision, but Russia has been hit by an economic downturn worsened by Western economic sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine and a fall in the global price of oil.The news agencies, quoting a decree issued by the government, said total spending on the tournament would now be 631.5 billion roubles ($11.8 billion).They later quoted Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko as saying the building and renovation of stadiums would not be affected and that savings would mostly be over work on hotels.President Vladimir Putin says he is confident Russia will host the finals despite investigations into alleged corruption at soccer’s governing body FIFA and probes of how Russia and Qatar were awarded the 2018 and 2020 finals.last_img read more