Wednesday, October 17, 2007


SARAJEVO, Bosnia (October 17,2007) – The Bosnian Government defined yesterday the Proposal of the Law changing and amending the Law on the Use and Protection of the name of Bosnia, which will be forwarded to the Bosnian Parliament for consideration.

Changes to this law state that all legal entities which wish to use the name of Bosnia in their title can use that right if they state in their founding act and statute that they will conduct their activities in the entire Bosnia.

The Bosnian Government also adopted Nikola Spiric’s proposal for the participation of Bosnia in EXPO 2010 in Shanghai, China.

The Bosnian Government also defined the Proposal of the Platform for negotiations on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Bosnian Ministry of Civil Affairs and the World Health Organisation’s Regional Office for Europe.

Pursuant to this Memorandum, the Bosnian Ministry of Civil Affairs will establish a commission for international health legislations after the entities and Brcko District appoint their representatives to this Commission.

The Bosnian Government also defined the Proposal of the Platform for negotiations on reaching the biannual agreement on cooperation between Bosnia and the WHO’s Regional Office for Europe.

The Bosnian Government reached a decision on appointing members of the expert group for monitoring the Digitalisation Project.This decision establishes an expert team with the task of monitoring and implementing the project of digitalising links of public broadcast services in Bosnia, which should improve the quality of services, bring further investments into the infrastructure and introduce digital TV.

The Bosnian Government also reached a decision on keeping funds on the escrow account with the Bosnian Central Bank.

The Bosnian Government gave approval for Croatian citizens living in Bosnia to participate in elections for the Croatian Parliament scheduled for late November.

It also gave approval for Polish citizens living in Bosnia to vote in the premises of the Polish Embassy on the occasion of the elections for the Polish Parliament scheduled for October 21.

The Bosnian Government also endorsed several decisions concerning the Bosnian security policy.

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