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Z-Towers developer, construction office and Burovs go at each other over Twin Towers

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUZ-Towers project developers have turned to State Police and Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) over intentional delays with the building’s commissioning, as reported by AS Tower Construction Management commercial director Andžejs Neguliners.

He says the company has sent an official letter to State Police and KNAB, allowing for the possibility that some official or several are intentionally delaying the commissioning of the building in violation of their duties.

«Such behaviour is illegal, and we have done and will continue doing all we can to protect the rights and interests of taxpayers and international investors,» says Neguliners.

He stresses that over the course of the last several years the company has actively worked to assist with development of plans at meetings to make sure work of experts meets expectations for quality and compliance with international requirements.

«The voiced criticisms are baseless, which is something we have outlined in official letters to Riga City Council, the economy minister and Prime Minister. We have provided requested information in regular correspondence with Riga City Construction Office. This is why we and Riga’s Mayor Oļegs Burovs are confused over behaviour of the construction office,» comments Neguliners.

Tower Construction Management believes Riga City Council representative’s published letter is wasteful manipulation.

«We hope very much law enforcement authorities will investigate the situation and secure the commissioning of one of the biggest investment projects in Baltics in the past decade,» says Neguliners.

LETA has gotten access to a letter in which Construction Office manager Ingus Vircavs informs deputies of the city council about a meeting held by Burovs at the beginning of November about the multifunctional building Z-Towers located on Raņķa dambis 30 and Daugavgrīvas Street 9. On the same day as this meeting, the Construction Office also gathered for a meeting to discuss the importance of the building both infrastructure-wise and with respect to Riga residents and administrative territories. The meeting also discussed reports from holders of engineering communications about the readiness of Z-Towers to be commissioned.

In spite of the fact that the Construction office turned the chairman’s attention towards multiple violations and problems, Burovs, according to Vircavs, exacted pressure on workers of the construction office to speed up the commissioning of the building.

According to him, an «emotionally destructive atmosphere was created for participants of the meeting,» criticizing excessive bureaucracy in the institution.

In his announcement to the media, Burovs confirmed meeting with developers of Z-Towers, who turned to him with information about the problems the company faces in attempts to commission the building.

«What I’ve heard from them makes me question about the situation with Riga City Construction Office. The information available to me shows that the project’s developers have turned to law enforcement institutions. I hope to hear updates about this soon,» said Burovs.


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  1. Zerry says:

    Typical, somehow. X is not paying to B, so the project cannot go further. Is this a neverending story in Latvia?

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