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21.07.2008.

Montenegro's prime minister has spoken of the government's recent efforts to fuel growth in the country's tourism sector

Milo Djukanovic stated that the eastern European nation is achieving a greater international profile on the strength of its diverse attractions. Speaking to Explorer magazine, he said this has helped to generate money which has gone towards improving the infrastructure in major hotspots, as well as the creation of new facilities and accommodation...

25.06.2008.

European Parliament: Montenegro's Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic at the EP, 23 July

The aim of Montenegro is to be ready to join the European Union by 2012. That was the goal Montenegro's PM Milo Djukanovic spelled out to MEPs on the Foreign Affairs Committee Monday. The former basketball player has led the former ex-Yugoslav state since 1991 and championed the successful "Yes" vote in a referendum on independence in 2006. We caught up with Mr Djukanovic and asked him about Montenegro's EU hopes, Kosovo and why the country is happy using the euro...

25.06.2008.

Yttre förbindelser: Environment, fight against crime and regional politics on the menu with Montenegrin Prime Minister

Environment, fight against crime and regional politics on the menu with Montenegrin Prime Minister

External relations - 23-06-2008 - 20:10
"After the Irish referendum, it is important that this week-end's summit has reaffirmed the EU's commitment to the European perspective of the Western Balkans," said Milo Djukanovic, Prime Minister of Montenegro on Monday. In an exchange of views with Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs, the Prime Minister talked about the environment, the fight against organised crime, and Montenegro's relations with its neighbours...

Environment, fight against crime and regional politics on the menu with Montenegrin Prime Minister

13.06.2008.

The National: Unexplored Montenegro

Once in a while, because of political or cultural circumstances, a previously unknown or obscure place suddenly finds itself in the news. A new awareness of the area develops, and its discovery as a tourist destination is hailed and passed along from person to person. The location is then overrun, as though it had never before existed, in a mad rush by tourists who want to be among the first to lay claim to having been there. Places like Costa Rica, Thailand, Croatia and the Czech Republic have to varying degrees all experienced and encouraged this all-too-human tendency to seek out and exploit the new...

Unexplored Montenegro

23.05.2008.

Webwire: IFC Advises Montenegro on Public-private Partnership for New Motorway

Podgorica, Montenegro, May 2008 International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, today signed an agreement with Montenegros Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs, and Telecommunications to provide advisory services on structuring and implementing a public-private partnership for the Bar-Boljare Motorway to help improve transportation. IFC will serve as lead advisor to the ministry, helping attract developers for the new road...

IFCAdvises Montenegro on Public-private Partnership for New Motorway

15.05.2008.

THE INDEPENDENT: Buying overseas: The full Montenegro

Billionaires arrive by yacht, but direct flights will soon allow the rest of us to pop over too. Laura Latham sizes up Montenegro. Sandwiched between Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia and Albania, the small country of Montenegro is becoming a big-hitter on the European property scene. Its stunning Adriatic coastline, clear waters and dramatic countryside is attracting an increasing number of tourists and overseas investors. "It's going to be bliss," says Andrea Marston of property agency Montenegro Prospects. "Buyers have been hoping for this for a long time"...

07.05.2008.

NPA News: Joint border crossing point between Albania and Montenegro

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania, Mr. Sali Berisha, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Montenegro, Mr. Milo Djukanovic, the Head of the EC Delegation to Albania, Ambassador Helmuth Lohan, and the Head of the EC Delegation to Montenegro, Ambassador Leopold Maurer, launched the works for the construction of the Joint Border Crossing Point between Albania and Montenegro, a EUR 1.1 mln project financed by the European Commission...

Joint border crossing point between Albania and Montenegro

24.04.2008.

Itar-Tass News Agency: Russia FM Sergei Lavrov, Montenegro PM Milo Djukanovic call for boosting political cooperation

Russia and Montenegro are interested in further expansion of the trade and economic cooperation, primarily in the sector of investments, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported Wednesday after a meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, who arrived in Moscow over the inauguration of a Russian affiliate of the Montenegrin Atlas Bank...

17.04.2008.

News & Broadcast - Press Review: EU, Montenegro Sign WTO Accession Agreement

The EU signed an agreement with Montenegro on Tuesday opening the way for the former Yugoslav republic to join the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Today's signature is good news, showing the progress Montenegro is making on its EU road, European Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn said in a statement...

29.02.2008.

Montenegro's long-serving leader returns to premiership

PODGORICA, Montenegro: Montenegro's long-serving leader, Milo Djukanovic, returned Friday for another term as prime minister after his predecessor resigned due to illness. Djukanovic has said he will retain the 16-member Cabinet inherited from outgoing premier Zeljko Sturanovic and that Montenegro's integration into the EU and NATO will continue to be the government's priority...