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12.02.2018.

PM Marković hosts Ambassador Bjornstad: Norway will continue to support implementation of Montenegro’s priority policies

PM Marković hosts Ambassador Bjornstad: Norway will continue to support implementation of Montenegro’s priority policies Podgorica, Montenegro (12 February 2018) – Prime Minister Duško Marković hosted earlier today Ambassador of Norway to Montenegro Arne Sannes Bjornstad. It was noted that Montenegro and Norway have developed bilateral cooperation, which gained new quality through partnership within NATO...

11.02.2018.

DPM Simović on TV show Agrosaznanje: Agro budget reflects Government's commitment to farmers and entrepreneurs

DPM Simović on TV show Agrosaznanje: Agro budget reflects Government

Presenting the 2018 Agro budget, amounting to nearly EUR 40 million, DPM Simović said that significant growth of funds for the agriculture sector is a reflection of the Government's commitment to farmers and entrepreneurs in this area, as well as efforts to provide as much non-refundable and favourable agricultural development possible for development of agriculture from EU funds. He recalled that this year's Agro budget is increased by EUR 8.5 million, on the basis of increased allocations from all three sources of funding – national budget, EU funds and favourable credit arrangements with the World Bank and IFAD...

09.02.2018.

PM Marković hosts EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn

PM Marković hosts EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn

Podgorica, Montenegro (9 February 2018) - Prime Minister Duško Marković hosted earlier today EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn. He thanked Commissioner Hahn for the good news from Brussels, noting that Montenegro has many reasons to be satisfied with its own successful process of European integration, as well as with the fact that the Strategy sends a clear message that the region has a European perspective, that the reforms are paid off and that European values bring prosperity and stability...

09.02.2018.

PM Marković, Commissioner Hahn: EU maintains regatta principle, Montenegro its leadership position

PM Marković, Commissioner Hahn: EU maintains regatta principle, Montenegro its leadership position

Podgorica, Montenegro (9 February 2018) - Prime Minister Duško Marković and EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn expressed satisfaction with the European Commission’s Credible Enlargement Strategy for the Western Balkans’ maintaining the regatta principle, i.e. merit-based accession process, stressing that Montenegro maintained its leadership position in the EU integration process...

09.02.2018.

PM Marković, Commissioner Hahn: EU assistance significantly contributes to improving connectivity infrastructure in WB, its integration into EU

PM Marković, Commissioner Hahn: EU assistance significantly contributes to improving connectivity infrastructure in WB, its integration into EU

Podgorica, Montenegro (9 February 2018) -- While visiting the railway infrastructure in Podgorica, which is being reconstructed from EU investments grants and credit-based European funds, Prime Minister of Montenegro Duško Marković and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn agreed that the European Union's assistance significantly contributes to improving connectivity infrastructure in the Western Balkans, its faster development and integration into the EU...

09.02.2018.

PM Marković meets with representatives of inspection services: Fight against grey economy should be continued at same pace

PM Marković meets with representatives of inspection services: Fight against grey economy should be continued at same pace

Prime Minister Duško Marković held a regular monthly meeting with representatives of inspection services on Friday. It was assessed at the meeting that the coordination of the inspection services in the previous year gave excellent results and that the current activities should be continued in this year, with additional attention being paid to the expenditure side of the budget...

09.02.2018.

Bošković, Canikli in Ankara: Euro-Atlantic integration is key to long-term peace in Western Balkans

Bošković, Canikli in Ankara: Euro-Atlantic integration is key to long-term peace in Western Balkans

Within the framework of the official visit of the delegation of the Ministry of Defence of Montenegro to the Republic of Turkey, Minister of Defence Predrag Bošković met with Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Turkey Nurettin Canikli in Ankara. Bošković thanked for the comprehensive support provided by the Republic of Turkey to Montenegro in achieving its Euro-Atlantic goal, assured that the defence cooperation of the two countries as NATO allies will be further improved in the upcoming period...

08.02.2018.

Montenegro's Cabinet Session

Montenegro

Podgorica, Montenegro (8 February 2018) -- At today's 61st session, chaired by Prime Minister Duško Marković, the Government of Montenegro adopted the Implementation Report of Montenegro's EU Accession Programme 2017-2018, for 2017. The Report presents the current status of realisation of all planned commitments for 2017 within the negotiating chapters and according to the institutional competence...

08.02.2018.

DPM Pažin: Government fully supports work of Media Commission

DPM Pažin: Government fully supports work of Media Commission

Podgorica, Montenegro (8 February 2018) -- At today's session, the Montenegrin Cabinet discussed the Overall Summary Report by the Media Commission tasked with monitoring investigations into cases of violence against journalists. The Government supports the work of the Media Commission and is ready to meet all its recommendations within the government’s remit and in accordance with the law, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice Zoran Pažin told a press conference following the Cabinet session...

08.02.2018.

Minister Pejović: Intensive activities - momentum of Montenegro's preparations for EU membership

Minister Pejović: Intensive activities - momentum of Montenegro

Podgorica, Montenegro (8 February 2018) -- At today's session, the Cabinet approved the EU Accession Programme Report for 2017. Minister of European Affairs Aleksandar Andrija Pejovic pointed out in a press statement following the Cabinet session that 308 out of 413 planned activities from the EU agenda were realised in 2017, or 75%. All these, as well as the fact that more than 300 laws and by-laws were passed in the past year, speaks volume about the momentum of Montenegro's preparations for EU membership, Minister Pejović said..