Saturday, September 22, 2007


SARAJEVO, Bosnia (September 22,2007) – The FBIH Entity Minister of Displaced Persons and Refugees Edin Music and the Sarajevo Canton Minister of Work, Social Policy, Displaced Persons and Refugees signed yesterday in Sarajevo the Agreement on Cooperation in the Implementation of the Program of Aid to the Srebrenica Municipality area.

The cantonal Ministry provided 400.000 Bosnian Marks for the project implementation. Minister Dubravic said that the money is aimed to support the process of sustainable return in the Municipality of Srebrenica.

”Signing of the agreement is a confirmation of the quality cooperation between the FBIH entity government and the Sarajevo Canton. The two ministries have already been realizing the projects aimed to help solve the issues of returnees in the area”, Music said.

Music added that the FBIH entity government has provided 3,5 million Bosnian Marks for Srebrenica and for the reconstruction of the apartment facilities and infrastructure. The projects are worth 5 million Bosnian Marks in total.

Ministers Music and Dubravic signed a Protocol on Formation of the Assistance Fund for Underdeveloped Cantons’ Development, with the representatives of the following cantons: Bosna – Podrinje, Posavina and Livno. They also signed an Agreement on Joint Association of Goods, aimed to assist the Fund.

Federal and cantonal ministries have provided 100.000 Bosnian Marks each. The Bosna – Podrinje Canton will receive 100.000 Bosnian Marks each and the Posavina and Livno Cantons per 50.000 Bosnian Marks each.

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