The President of the Republic of Srpska Željka Cvijanović attended today in Modriča a commemoration on the occasion of 12th anniversary of the death of former Republic of Srpska President Milan Jelić.
The President of the Republic stated that former President of the Republic of Srpska, Milan Jelić, has greatly contributed to the strengthening of Srpska and its institutions through his political, economic and sporting involvement.
The President Cvijanović said it was important to remember his work, but also to show how important Srpska was and that it is necessary to strengthen its institutions together.
The President of the Republic of Srpska stressed the need to preserve the memory of the people who verified the development of Srpska and stressed that Milan Jelić was one of them.
The President Cvijanović stated that the institutions of Srpska respect everything Milan Jelić did and that a fund bearing his name was established for talented children, youth and students.
“Milan Jelić was a great man who left, first and foremost, a trace in Modriča, where he lived, and there is no part of Srpska that he was not attached to by his political, economic and sports activities”, said the President Cvijanović.