Montenegro

Pazin: State’s answer to Sindjelic extradition request to be known soon

Podgorica, (MINA) – Justice Minister Zoran Pazin said that the court will decide if the conditions are met for extradition of Sasa Sindjelic to Croatia, and added that the state’s position in this case will be known soon. Answering to the question of Democratic Front MP Milun Zogovic during the PM’s Questions on Wednesday if and when Sindjelic would be...

€430 million to be invested in development of northern region

Podgorica, (MINA) – The government will invest €430 million this year in development of the North of Montenegro, said Prime Minister Dusko Markovic, adding that 50 construction sites are currently active in that part of the country. He answered to the questions of Ervin Ibrahimovic, member of the Ethnic minority parties parliamentary club, if the government planned concrete measures with...

Five members of Anti-Corruption Agency’s Council selected

Podgorica, (MINA) – The Parliamentary Anti-Corruption Committee selected five members of the Anti-Corruption Agency’s Council. Persons put forward are Gavrilo Cabarkapa, Zlatko Vujovic, Momcilo Radulovic, Goranka Vucinic and Rifat Hadrovic. The Council, comprised of five members, is appointed by the Parliament to a four year period, on the Anti-Corruption Committee’s proposal. The Commission tasked for the appointment of the Council’s members made...

Macanovic: Status of the disabled is not satisfactory

Podgorica, (MINA) – Status of the persons with disabilities in Montenegro is not at the satisfactory level, but, in comparison to the situation of about ten years ago, their status has been improved, said executive director of the Union of the Blind of Montenegro Goran Macanovic. He noted that the biggest progress has been achieved at the normative level by...

Montenegro in NATO campaign launched

Podgorica, (MINA) – The NATO Council Interdepartmental Commission Communication Team launched on Saturday a media campaign aimed at improving informing the public about all the aspects of Montenegro's NATO membership. A months-long campaign has been created in line with the Communication Strategy - Montenegro NATO Member, and in partnership with NATO and the UK government experts, with whom Montenegrin government...

Markovic: Proud of history, grateful to ancestors, but turned to future

Podgorica, (MINA) – Montenegro does not live in past times, but it remembers them, proud of its history of freedom and is always grateful to its ancestors who have preserved freedom and identity throughout centuries, said Prime Minister Dusko Markovic. Speaking at the central celebration of the Statehood Day of Montenegro and the Day of the Uprising of the Montenegrin...

Boskovic: NATO integration phase successfully completed

Podgorica, (MINA) – Montenegro has successfully completed the NATO integration phase, attaining all its goals and will in the future maintain its declared capabilities independently, said Defence Minister Predrag Boskovic. At the cabinet’s session held on Thursday, the government adopted the Information on Montenegro's integration into NATO and the Declaration on the completion of that process. Boskovic said that the declaration...

Free access to information should not become abuse tool

Podgorica, (MINA) – Free access to information should not be an institute of abuse, but a tool that everyone will use in adequate and responsible manner, said Minister of Public Administration Suzana Pribilovic. She said that the government’s belief, as well as the belief of his Ministry, is that fundamental right of every citizen is to demand from the public...

Concrete results in international activities

Podgorica, (MINA) – Cooperation between the Montenegrin police and the diplomatic representatives and the representatives of the international organizations is comprehensive and high level, with concrete results in project activities and international operations. It was agreed during the working breakfast Chief of Police Veselin Veljovic hosted for the ambassadors of the EU member states and the USA. Veljovic expressed satisfaction with...

11 July to be listed in calendar of important dates

Podgorica, (MINA) – Montenegro must list the 11 July in the calendar of important dates, since it is a synonym of the Yugoslav tragedy in the period between 1991 and 2001, said one of the Bosniak Forum’s founders Rifat Rastoder. Delegation of the Bosniak Forum laid on Thursday flowers to the victims of Srebrenica and other civil victims killed in...