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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...

09.03.2018.

DPM Simović opens first Fish Market in city of Ulcinj

DPM Simović opens first Fish Market in city of Ulcinj

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Milutin Simović, together with the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Belgrade Arne Sannes Bjornstad, as well as the President of the Ulcinj Municipality Nazif Cungu, officially opened today the first Fish Market in city of Ulcinj. DPM Simović said the project of building the Fish Market is the result of a partnership between the Government of Montenegro, the Kingdom of Norway and local authorities, for the benefit of all fishermen of Ulcinj and consumers...

08.03.2018.

Press release from 67th Cabinet session

Press release from 67th Cabinet session

Podgorica, Montenegro (8 March 2018) -- At today’s session, the Montenegrin Cabinet passed the Information on the need of setting up an expert negotiating team related to the continuation of the Bar-Boljare motorway project, thus initiating the process of creating preconditions for ensuring, while the construction of the motorway's priority section is still underway, the continuation of the construction of other sections towards the border with Serbia...

08.03.2018.

Representatives of Government of Montenegro and World Bank sign agreement for new MIDAS2 project

Representatives of Government of Montenegro and World Bank sign agreement for new MIDAS2 project

Representatives of the Government of Montenegro and the World Bank (WB) signed in Podgorica today a Loan Agreement for the implementation of the Second Project of Institutional Development and Strengthening of the Agricultural Sector in Montenegro - MIDAS 2, worth 30 million Euros. The funds will be used for further improvement of the sector of agriculture, rural development, food safety and fisheries, in accordance with the needs of Montenegro's accession to the European Union in this area...

08.03.2018.

PM Marković meets with Chairman of DP World Bin Sulayem: One of leading port operators in world interested in Port of Bar

PM Marković meets with Chairman of DP World Bin Sulayem: One of leading port operators in world  interested in Port of Bar

Podgorica, Montenegro (8 March 2018) -- Prime Minister of Montenegro Duško Marković hosted today Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman and CEO of the DP World Group, who is interested in privatising the Port of Bar...

07.03.2018.

DPM Simović: Today's decision crowns successfully completed first phase of difficult job in stabilizing public finances

DPM Simović: Today

Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Policy and Financial System Milutin Simović assessed that today's decisions are creating conditions for a favourable debt repayment. We basically do what every good host would do: we are changing expensive loans with favourable loans. It is important to say that we can do this thanks to the improvement of Montenegro's position on international competitiveness list and international financial markets, thanks to the successful economic policy and successful implementation of fiscal consolidation measures, the Deputy Prime Minister said...

07.03.2018.

Minister of Culture: Government is waiting RTCG's response to agreed text of Agreement for over a month

Minister of Culture: Government is waiting RTCG

Minister of Culture Aleksandar Bogdanović said today that it was more than a month since representatives of the Government and Montenegro's national broadcaster (RTCG) management agreed on details of the first agreement between the Government and the RTCG, and that the Government has since waited for the response of RTCG...