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21.03.2018.

DPM Simović on IPA Water Capacity Building Project: Important step in field of water resources management

DPM Simović on IPA Water Capacity Building Project: Important step in  field of water resources management The project "Strengthening the Capacity for Implementation of the Water Framework Directive in Montenegro", was presented today in Podgorica, which met 22nd March- World Water Day. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Milutin Simović assessed, this project represents an important step in areas of water resources management in Montenegro. It is a project supported by the IPA 2014 pre-accession funds in the amount of EUR 1.9 million implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture in co-operation with the European Commission. DPM Simović said that the realization of the project will improve water quality standards, improve the current state of water resource information and define models for sustainable water management in line with European Union standards...

21.03.2018.

Montenegro expects support from EU member states for reforms to finalise the negotiation process

Montenegro expects support from EU member states for reforms to finalise the negotiation process

In addressing representatives of EU member states today in Brussels, Deputy Prime Minister Zoran Pažin said that Montenegro, based on quality reforms, as well as building trust and cooperation within NATO, expects the EU support for reforms to successfully conclude the negotiating process. "These expectations, apart from the quality and good dynamics of our reforms, are based on the fact that we have built strong ties of trust and solidarity with our European partners by joining NATO and overcoming the recent serious security temptation," emphasised DPM Pažin...

21.03.2018.

PM Marković in interview with RTCG: Everything my Government is doing is result of plan and vision

PM Marković in interview with RTCG: Everything my Government is doing is result of plan and vision

Prime Minister Duško Marković gave today his first interview to the national broadcaster (RTCG), since becoming the Prime Minister. In a conversation with editor-in-chief RTCG's Channel 1, Aleksandar Mirković, the Prime Minister said that the Government made serious and good results in the first year and that everything that the Government is doing is in line with the plan and vision whose main goal is the valorisation of development resources and economically viable, stable and developed Montenegro where the standard of living of citizens will be significantly higher...

20.03.2018.

DPM Pažin: Montenegro seeks support from European partners to begin final stage of its strategic European path

DPM Pažin: Montenegro seeks support from European partners to begin final stage of its strategic European path

In addressing members of the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) today in Brussels, Deputy Prime Minister Zoran Pažin expressed the expectation that good quality of internal reforms, with a high degree of support from European partners, will bring Montenegro to the final stage of its strategic European path – the phase of closing negotiating chapters...

20.03.2018.

Montenegro is ready to open remaining chapters and enter final phase of EU accession

Montenegro is ready to open remaining chapters and enter final phase of EU accession

Montenegro is ready to open the remaining three negotiating chapters this year and to fully devote itself to fulfilling the conditions for completing the negotiations in all negotiating chapters in the coming period, Deputy Prime Minister Zoran Pažin said at today's meeting with the European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn at the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels...

16.03.2018.

Sarajevo: FM Darmanović takes part in meeting of WB6 foreign ministers, ministerial conference of Western Balkans Fund

Sarajevo: FM Darmanović takes part in meeting of WB6 foreign ministers, ministerial conference of Western Balkans Fund

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (16 March 2018) -- Minister of Foreign Affairs Srđan Darmanović took part in the meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Western Balkans Six (WB6) in Sarajevo earlier today. The meeting discussed the results of the countries of the region in the process of European integration and the realisation of conclusions from the summit of leaders of the EU and Western Balkans in Trieste...

16.03.2018.

Ministry of Justice proposes only one pardon in 2017, not 153 as Dan daily claims

Podgorica, Montenegro (16 March 2018) -- In 2017, the Ministry of Justice proposed to the President of Montenegro to grant a convicted person a pardon in only one case, when it was a single mother, a victim of domestic violence, who committed a criminal offence for which she was sentenced to 60 days of imprisonment out of fear of her husband and fear for her underage children...

15.03.2018.

Montenegro's Cabinet Session

Montenegro

Podgorica, Montenegro (15 March 2018) -- At today's 68th session, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Policy and Financial System Milutin Simović, the Government of Montenegro adopted the Draft Law on Protection of Persons and Property, which regulates the activity of protection that is not provided by the state, as well as the conditions and manner of carrying out protection activities. The discussion emphasised that the detailed and precise normative regulation of this area, with the establishment of high standards for all economic entities engaged in the activity of protecting persons and property, will contribute to raising level of general security in Montenegro...

15.03.2018.

DPM Simović on occasion of World Consumer Protection Day: Results make significant contribution to protection of consumers

DPM Simović on  occasion of World Consumer Protection Day: Results make significant contribution to protection of consumers

The establishment of an efficient food safety system is the best way to protect public health and thus protect consumers, "said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Milutin Simović, on the occasion of the March 15th World Consumer Protection Day. Pointing out that in the food safety control plan a precise record of the work of inspection services is kept and the public reported on a monthly basis, DPM Simović announced that in the period from June 6 last year until now, import and placing on the market 119 non-food items, weighing more than 1,000 tons...

09.03.2018.

Response to claims by opposition and media inqueries about budget rebalance

Podgorica, Montenegro (9 March 2018) – Given the numerous misinformation, semi-information and false claims regarding the Draft Law Amending the Budget Law of Montenegro for 2018 and the Decision on Borrowing for 2018 the Government passed on Wednesday, and given the numerous media inquiries requiring the Government and the Ministry of Finance to clarify certain items of the proposed law, for the purpose of providing full and accurate information to the public, we are noting that...