Friday, September 12, 2008


SARAJEVO, Bosnia (September 12,2008) - The Bosnian State Fiscal Council convened in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo yesterday, for the first time. Its members are the country’s prime minister and state and entity finance ministers, while the Bosnian Central Bank Governor and the Brcko District mayor are observing members of the Council.

This body will coordinate the national fiscal policy, in accordance with the Fiscal Council Act, with the aim of securing macroeconomic and fiscal sustainability of Bosnia, Bosnia's Prime Minister Nikola Spiric said.

The initial tasks of the Council include appointing members of an advisory committee, budget analysis (by September 20) and adoption of the Rules of Procedure (in the following meeting scheduled for September 25).

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