Information Society and Administration Minister Damjan Manchevski and Greek Minister for Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media Nikos Pappas after signing Memorandum of Understanding announced cheaper roaming charges between Macedonia and Greece and in the segment of data traffic the benefits will be felt as early as this summer.

The Memorandum of Understanding is the first bilateral activity after the signing of the Prespa Agreement, and in the future, as both ministers announced, bilateral agreements in many other spheres will follow.

The regulatory telecommunication agencies of the two countries in the next two months should submit adequate plans for implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding to the governments.

“We will try achieving concrete results especially in the part of the Internet by the end of May and early June. The pace we define on fully ending the roaming charges will be equalized with other Western Balkans countries by 2021,” Manchevski said.

Pappas said that they are prepared to take all legal measures and tools so the citizens of two countries to have reduced telecommunication costs ahead of coming tourist season.