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President of the Republic of Srpska attends the ceremonial session of the Municipality Assembly of Šamac on the occasion of April 15 – the Municipal Day 

The President of the Republic of Srpska Željka Cvijanović attended the ceremonial session of the Municipal Assembly of Šamac on the occasion of April 15 – the Municipality Day.

The President of the Republic of Srpska stated that the municipality of Šamac may best show a very good synergy between the work of the republican and municipal authorities and thus emphasized that such a way of work will be continued with all the local communities in Srpska. The President Cvijanović said that the Government of Srpska has invested 70 million BAM in Šamac during the past few years.

The President of the Republic reminded that in order to arrange the consequences of the flood, the Government allocated 40 million BAM, of which more than 13 million in vouchers were provided to help individuals whose houses were damaged.

“There are a number of different projects. Last year, 630,000 BAM was invested in a kindergarten in Obudovac, as well as for local infrastructure and other projects significant for the municipality. We agreed that this year we shall continue with the joint activity of investments, with the funds already approved by the Government of Serbia, amounting to 100,000 BAM for the reconstruction of the school in Obudovac”, said the President Cvijanović.

The President of the Republic of Srpska announced that funds for another elementary school in Šamac in Gornja Slatina shall be allocated from the office of the President of Srpska. “The development of the municipality of Šamac is an integral part of the overall development of the Republic of Srpska. In cooperation with everyone and not only at the time of floods, we have had large investments in all municipalities with the great involvement of Serbia”, said the President Cvijanović, congratulating the Municipality Day to the residents of Šamac.

The President of the Republic of Srpska attended the memorial service and laid a wreath to the veterans of the defensive homeland war at the central monument at the City Square in Šamac.

The President Cvijanović also met with the leadership of the Municipality of Šamac today.