Government of Montenegro – November 21, 2019 Stabilization of public finances and focus on capital projects will provide conditions for dynamic development of Bar, better tourist offer and better quality of life of citizens, announced the Prime Minister of Montenegro Dusko Markovic at a meeting with the President of the Bar Municipality Dusan Raicevic and Vice Presidents Tanja Spicanovic and Radomir Novakovic. Congratulating the Municipality Day on the leadership and
citizens, the Prime Minister praised the results of the local government and announced the continued support of the Government in the realization of all projects that will make the Bar more attractive for tourists as well as investors and businessmen. The Mayor and Vice Mayors thanked President Markovic and the Government for their support and announced that they are committed to working to modernize local government and improve its efficiency. The Mayor said that local public finances are stabilizing, that their source revenues are growing and that the budget for the next year will be around €23 million ($25.35 million), which is about 10% more than the previous year. As a priority, the issue of water supply was highlighted and activities on finalization of this project were outlined. The meeting also discussed the need to strengthen the transport infrastructure, and in this context it was announced that over 20 projects are being finalized, the realization of which is expected in the coming years. Representatives of the Bar Municipality pointed out the need to strengthen the tourist potential of the city and build new hotel capacity. The Mayor informed the Prime Minister Markovic about the status of realization of development projects in Bar. Special attention was given to the need to improve the state of the educational infrastructure, as well as to the need to build a day care center for children and young people with disabilities. PortSEurope Note: The port of Bar is Montenegro’s main sea port. More PortSEurope news on Bar port can be accessed here. Source: Cabinet of the President of the Government of Slovenia
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