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21.12.2017.

Press conference following 55th Cabinet session

Press conference following 55th Cabinet session Podgorica, Montenegro (21 December 2017) -- Press conference following 55th Cabinet session was held today, 21 December 2017, at the Press Centre of the Government...

21.12.2017.

World Bank approves financial support to Montenegro by confirming credibility of Government's economic policy measures

The World Bank's Board of Directors approved last night (at midnight EET) to Montenegro policy based guarantee – PBG in the amount of EUR 80 million, which will enable the state to borrow from EUR 200 to 240 million under favourable conditions and with a lower interest rate. This will ensure funding for the budget in 2018, with consideration of options for repayment and refinancing of the existing debt in 2018. At the same time, there is a possibility that the funds of the World Bank will be used to refinance part of Eurobonds that fall due 2019-2021...

20.12.2017.

PM Marković replies to Nebojša Medojević: There is no crisis in Montenegro; serious politics has never been your strong point

PM Marković replies to Nebojša Medojević: There is no crisis in Montenegro; serious politics has never been your strong point

Prime Minister Duško Marković dismissed today the claims of Democratic Front MP Nebojša Medojević that Montenegro is in a political, economic and security crisis, adding that such question, asked without explanation, is a political pamphlet, that MP Medojević "does not distinguish in which country he lives" and that the results of all previous elections confirmed that serious policy and political strategy were never Medojević's strong point...

20.12.2017.

Montenegro, China sign conclusions of field research for feasibility study for reconstruction of Đurđevića Tara bridge

Montenegro, China sign conclusions of field research for feasibility study for reconstruction of  Đurđevića Tara bridge

Minister of Transport and Maritime Affairs Osman Nurković and Director of the Department for International Assistance of the Ministry of Trade of the People's Republic of China signed the Conclusions of the field research for the development of the feasibility study for the donor project for reconstruction of the Đurđevića Tara bridge. Deputy Prime Minister Milutin Simović and Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Montenegro Cui Zhiwei attended the signing ceremony. The Chinese expert working group has been in Montenegro since 3 December 2017...

20.12.2017.

Prime Minister Marković: Bokelj Navy and St. Tryphon dance belong to all citizens of Montenegro

Prime Minister Marković: Bokelj Navy and St. Tryphon dance belong to all citizens of Montenegro

Podgorica, Montenegro (20 December 2017) -- Prime Minister Duško Marković confirmed earlier today in the Parliament of Montenegro that the Bokelj Navy will be nominated for the UNESCO World Heritage List, adding that the Bokelj Navy and the St. Tryphon dance belong to all citizens of Montenegro and that everyone has the right to identify themselves with that value...

20.12.2017.

Montenegro meets conditions for home detention with help of US donation

Montenegro meets conditions for home detention with help of US donation

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice Zoran Pažin hosted today Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy to Montenegro Judy Kuo on the occasion of the donation of home detention central monitoring system...

20.12.2017.

Question to Prime Minister session: Record-breaking tourist season and revenues from tourism contribute to new job creation

Question to Prime Minister session: Record-breaking tourist season and revenues from tourism contribute to new job creation

Podgorica, Montenegro (20 December 2017) -- Prime Minister Duško Marković said earlier today in the Parliament of Montenegro that this year's tourist season has been the most successful so far, that Montenegro's airports have beaten the record on the number of passengers carried, that there is a huge interest in the country's tourist potential, and that Montenegro's total revenues from tourism this year are projected at EUR 900 million, which exceeds the record-breaking 2016 season...

20.12.2017.

Minister Bošković visits Montenegrin soldiers deployed to Afghanistan as part of Resolute Support mission

Minister Bošković visits Montenegrin soldiers deployed to Afghanistan as part of Resolute Support mission

Delegation of the Ministry of Defence, headed by Minister Predrag Bošković, is paying a visit to the Montenegrin soldiers deployed to Afghanistan as part of the Resolute Support Mission. On the first day of his visit, Minister Bošković met with the Wolf-Jurgen Stahl, Commander of the German Resolute Support contingent and Commander of Train, Advise, Assist Command North. General Stahl informed Minister Bošković about the security situation in the area under his command, describing it as stable and emphasising that the achievement of the basic mission's objective is dynamic with tangible results, but that the presence of international forces is still necessary...

19.12.2017.

PM Marković hosts Foreign Minister Szijjarto: Hungary to boost investments in Montenegro

PM Marković hosts Foreign Minister Szijjarto: Hungary to boost investments in Montenegro

Podgorica, Montenegro (19 September 2017) -- Prime Minister Duško Marković hosted earlier today Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary Peter Szijjarto. It was concluded that Montenegro and Hungary foster high-quality bilateral relations based on friendship, respect and mutual interests, and that both sides see opportunities for further boosting relations, especially in terms of economy. In that regard, the meeting also discussed concrete forms of strengthening economic cooperation and the Hungarian investments in Montenegro...

19.12.2017.

Press release from Competitiveness Council's session

Press release from Competitiveness Council

Podgorica, Montenegro (19 December 2017) -- The Competitiveness Council held today its second session, chaired by the President of the Council, Prime Minister Duško Marković. The Council considered the Draft of Montenegro Development Plan for the period 2018-2021. The adoption of a new document was proposed due to the significant changes in the conditions and framework for managing development and economic policy at the national, as well as at the regional and global level compared to 2015, when the Government adopted the Development Directions of Montenegro 2015-2018...