Saturday, September 15, 2007


SARAJEVO, Bosnia (September 15,2007) – Sarajevo City Council Deputy Chair Emin Svrakic and Assistant Mayor Ramiz Kadic met with a delegation of the City of Bursa from Turkey headed by General Manager Ibrahim Er.

Bursa and Sarajevo signed a twining agreement in 1979.He meeting was also attended by a group of 25 high school students from Bursa who have come to Sarajevo to learn more about the culture and history of Bosnia.

Ibrahim Er proposed that Bosnian students also visit Bursa.Head of the International Affairs Department with the Bursa Mayor’s Office Hatice Yilmaz extended to the City of Sarajevo and the City Administration greetings from Bursa Mayor Hikmet Sahin.

Svrakic thanked Bursa, Turkey and its people for the assistance they have provided to Sarajevo and Bosnia during the 1992-1995 Serbian,Montenegrin and Croatian aggressions and the post-war period.

The students from Bursa and the delegation of the City of Bursa will stay in Bosnia until September 17. They plan to visit Mostar and Travnik, as well as Igman and Bjelasnica.

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