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17.01.2020.

Transport Administration signs EUR 20 million worth contract for rehabilitation of Rožaje – Špiljani road section

Transport Administration signs EUR 20 million worth contract for rehabilitation of Rožaje – Špiljani road section The Transport Administration and the Austrian company Strabag have signed a contract on the rehabilitation and improvement of the road section M - 2 Rožaje - Špiljani. The value of the contract, concluded within the Programme of reconstruction of the main roads in Montenegro, is EUR 19,185,064.72, and the deadline for completion of works is 24 months...

16.01.2020.

Press release from 152nd Cabinet session

Press release from 152nd Cabinet session

Podgorica, Montenegro (16 January 2020) – At its 152nd session, the Cabinet adopted the Draft Law on Roads with the Public Debate Report. The proposed law continues to align Montenegro's legislation with the EU's road infrastructure acquis, within Chapter 14 Transport Policy and Chapter 21 Trans-European Networks. The Law also regulates the area of road safety, in line with the positive practices of EU countries, which will significantly improve the road safety...

16.01.2020.

Cabinet passes Draft Law on Health Care: Professional liability insurance, application of alternative medicine

Cabinet passes Draft Law on Health Care: Professional liability insurance, application of alternative medicine

At it's today session, the Cabinet passed the Draft Law on Health Care. Minister of Health Kenan Hrapović said that this was one of the key laws for the functioning of the health care system in our country and that the amendments were the result of information from the field, i.e. day-to-day work and the need for some segments to be further legally specified or regulated for the first time. The main objective of the law is to improve the regulation and functioning of health care and the health care system of Montenegro in general...

16.01.2020.

Director-General Baković: Cheaper passport fees, new ID cards from 30 March

Director-General Baković: Cheaper passport fees, new ID cards from 30 March

At today's session, the Cabinet adopted the Decision amending the Decision on the amount of fee for the passport and travel certificate and the Decision on amendments to the Decision on the forms of travel documents. Director-General for Civil Status and Personal Documents at the Ministry of the Interior Milanka Baković said at a press conference after the Cabinet session that the fee for the passport form would be eight euros, which is decrease of seven euros...

16.01.2020.

Economic growth continued in 2019 - 3.8% in first nine months

Economic growth continued in 2019 - 3.8% in first nine months

At today's session, the Cabinet adopted the Economic Reform Programme 2020-2022. "This is a document that Montenegro is working on, in the context of the economic dialogue, with the European Union. Therefore, every year, the European Commission invites Montenegro to draft this document, propose the appropriate form, to make appropriate recommendations and through this document assess the economic reforms achieved by Montenegro...

16.01.2020.

Minister Darmanović meets with ambassadors of EU and NATO member states: Montenegro, in partnership with partners, needs to counter hybrid attacks

Minister Darmanović meets with ambassadors of EU and NATO member states: Montenegro, in partnership with partners, needs to counter hybrid attacks

Minister of Foreign Affairs Srđan Darmanović held a meeting today with ambassadors of EU and NATO member states and the Head of the EU Delegation in Podgorica. On this occasion, Minister Darmanović briefed the representatives of the diplomatic corps on the events that followed the adoption of the Law on freedom of religion or belief and the legal status of religious communities...

15.01.2020.

PM Marković, Ambassador Hloben: Montenegro and Slovakia are friendly and partner countries

PM Marković, Ambassador Hloben: Montenegro and Slovakia are friendly and partner countries

Podgorica, Montenegro (15 January 2020) – Montenegro and Slovakia are friendly and partner countries, with excellent bilateral relations and opportunities to further strengthen economic cooperation, it was noted at the meeting between Prime Minister Duško Marković and Slovak Ambassador Roman Hloben...

15.01.2020.

MFA in letter to European institutions: Montenegro is committed to strengthening of media freedom, but it will prevent any attempt of disturbing public order and peace

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent the letter to European institutions – European Commission, OSCE and Council of Europe regarding the publication of fake news on the portals IN4S and Borba about the alleged explosion in Vila Gorica in Podgorica. As stated in the letter, the Government of Montenegro unreservedly seeks to create a safe and supportive environment for free and professional media in Montenegro, as a key aspect of the policy of strengthening the rule of law...

15.01.2020.

PM Marković: Montenegro advances well in EU negotiation process, changes to negotiation rules should not be applied retroactively

PM Marković: Montenegro advances well in EU negotiation process, changes to negotiation rules should not be applied retroactively

Podgorica, Montenegro (15 January 2020) -- Our country understands the situation of the European Union, it is already negotiating on the most stringent criteria so far, as a leader of integration it cannot be compared with the countries that are just beginning negotiations and the process changes should not be applied retroactively, Prime Minister Duško Marković stated earlier today. "Although we are not advocates of 'changing the rules in the middle of the game', to some extent we agree that the negotiation process should be made more concrete and measurable and its results clearer and more visible to both, the actors in the accession process and all citizens in Montenegro...

14.01.2020.

State Secretary of Ministry of Culture: Montenegro has been home of all its citizens for centuries, just as it is today, in which there is place for everyone

State Secretary of Ministry of Culture: Montenegro has been home of all its citizens for centuries, just as it is today, in which there is place for everyone

"For centuries, Montenegro has, as it does today, cherished the values on which modern multi-confessional societies rest. This is our legacy, the essence of Montenegro's existence, but also the basis of its future," State Secretary of the Ministry of Culture Dražen Blažić said...