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18.06.2018.

Paris: EU awards additional EUR 1.5 million grant to Montenegro for construction of bypass around Budva

Paris, France (18 June 2018) -- Within the 19th invitation for grant support under the Western Balkans Investment Framework, the EU allocated additional EUR 1.5 million to Montenegro for developing the project documentation for the construction of the bypass around Budva, as a priority part of the coastal variant of the Adriatic-Ionian motorway, the Steering Board confirmed at a meeting which took place in Paris earlier today...

18.06.2018.

DPM Simović: Beekeeping sector is richer for 121 young beekeepers who receive 363 bee communities

DPM Simović: Beekeeping sector is richer for 121 young beekeepers who receive 363 bee communities

Danilovgad, Montenegro (18 June 2018)--121 youngsters from different parts of Montenegro got three hives with established bee colonies through the Public Invitation for the grant of support for young beekeepers-beginners for 2018, which is being implemented this year through Agro Budget. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Milutin Simović, presented the contracts for support to young beekeepers today in the House of Honey in Danilovgrad. DPM Simović was pleased to see the beekeeping sector become richer for 121 young beekeepers, who receive 363 bee communities...

17.06.2018.

PM Marković in interview with ORF: Montenegro is working in all fields to reduce influx of illegal immigrants to EU

PM Marković in interview with ORF: Montenegro is working in all fields to reduce influx of illegal immigrants to EU

Prime Minister Duško Marković said in an interview with the Austrian public broadcaster ORF that Montenegro is undertaking a number of measures to reduce the influx of illegal immigrants into the European Union. "It is a worrying situation with an increased trend of illegal migrants from Greece through Albania to Montenegro. ... In the first five months of this year, we have registered about 1,500 illegal crossings, much more than in the previous year, so it is obvious that the problem exists and that the trend is not good..."

16.06.2018.

PM Marković meets Austrian Chancellor: Administration was given clear instructions on how to meet commitments from EU agenda

PM Marković meets Austrian Chancellor: Administration was given clear instructions on how to meet commitments from EU agenda

On the sidelines of Europa Forum Wachau conference, Prime Minister Duško Marković met with Austrian Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz for talks on the steps Montenegro intends to take in the field of European integration. Informing the Chancellor that the successful dynamics of accession negotiations with the European Union is an absolute priority of the Government in thetime to come, the Prime Minister said that Montenegro expects support from Austria, which takes over the European Union's presidency on 1 July...

16.06.2018.

PM Marković takes part in Europa Forum Wachau conference: Western Balkans belongs to Europe, EU enlargement policy is security policy for all

PM Marković takes part in Europa Forum Wachau conference: Western Balkans belongs to Europe, EU enlargement policy is security policy for all

Prime Minister Duško Marković said at today's conference Europa Forum Wachau in Austria that the Balkans is now in a better position than 20 years ago, but that challenges still exist, adding that the European enlargement policy is the best guarantee of greater security of the region and Europe as a whole...

16.06.2018.

PM Markovic meets his Croatian counterpart Andrej Plenković: Croatia strongly supports Montenegro's European path

PM Markovic meets his Croatian counterpart Andrej Plenković: Croatia strongly supports Montenegro

Prime Minister of Montenegro Duško Marković met with his Croatian counterpart Andrej Plenković on the sidelines of Europa Forum Wachau conference taking place in Austria. The meeting focused primarily on the Montenegrin integration process and the dynamics of meeting the European agenda...

15.06.2018.

Ministers Nuhodžić, Xhafaj agree on stronger joint Montenegrin-Albanian border patrols for more successful fight against organised crime and prevention of mass migration

Ministers Nuhodžić, Xhafaj agree on stronger joint Montenegrin-Albanian border patrols for more successful fight against organised crime and prevention of mass migration

Ministers of Internal Affairs of Montenegro and Albania Mevludin Nuhodžić and Fatmir Xhafaj agreed at today's meeting in Shkodra to strengthen joint border patrols in order to more successfully fight against organised crime and prevent mass transboundary migration...

15.06.2018.

Council for NATO: Montenegro is committed to fulfilling obligations arising from membership and national priorities

Council for NATO: Montenegro is committed to fulfilling obligations arising from membership and national priorities

Podgorica, Montenegro (15 June 2018) -- Council for NATO, at its second session, chaired by the Council's Chairman and Prime Minister Duško Marković, discussed the current issues regarding NATO in the context of the first anniversary of membership. It was noted that Montenegro is serious in its effort to fulfil all the obligations arising from membership, as well as to meet national priorities it represents as a member...

14.06.2018.

Press release from 81st Cabinet session

Press release from 81st Cabinet session

Podgorica, Montenegro (14 June 2018) -- At today’s session, the Montenegrin Cabinet passed the Draft Law on Environmental Impact Assessment. The proposed law is fully aligned with the directives of the European Parliament and the Council, specifying certain deadlines and introducing the manner of informing the public. The draft law also introduces quality control assessment...

14.06.2018.

PM Marković wishes happy Ramadan Bayram: Montenegro is unique example in Europe of minority nations’ responsible attitude towards state

PM Marković wishes happy Ramadan Bayram: Montenegro is unique example in Europe of minority nations’ responsible attitude towards state

Podgorica, Montenegro (14 June 2018) -- Prime Minister Duško Marković congratulated Reis of the Islamic Community of Montenegro Rifat Fejzić and the citizens of the Islamic faith on Ramadan Bayram. "Montenegro has long been building its civilisation perspective on the affirmation of multinational and multireligious harmony, as one of the fundamental values of the Montenegrin society. It is for this reason that our country is a unique example, not only in our region, but in Europe, where minority nations have such a responsible attitude towards the State," the Prime Minister’s congratulatory letter reads...