Friday, January 25, 2008


SREBRENICA, Bosnia (January 25,2008) – Realization of the project for the reconstruction of the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica from the Bosnian Council of Ministers assets in the amount of 10 million Bosnian Marks, has been delayed for over half a year, it was stated during the visit to Srebrenica of Cliffford Bond,the Office of the International community's High Representative in Bosnia (OHR) Special Envoy for Srebrenica and the Bosnian Minister of Human Rights and Refugees Safet Halilovic.

Minister Halilovic stated that the implementation is delayed due to administrative procedure and commission forming, but that planned amount will be spent on set projects as soon as possible.

Bond pointed out that all planned projects should be realized very quickly and that they will contribute in improving living conditions for the citizens of Srebrenica. Primarily, new work places will be secured which is a basis for survival in this region of Bosnia.

On Wednesday, the Bosnian Council of Ministers Special Commission visited Srebrenica and they agreed to take concrete steps in realizing these projects.

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