President of the Republic of Srpska visits “Alpro” company
25/06/2020

The President of the Republic of Srpska Željka Cvijanović visited the “Alpro” company in Vlasenica today.

The President of the Republic of Srpska has said that the “Alpro” company, which employs 150 workers, managed to survive in difficult times and that, despite the crisis in the past period, it did not lay off any workers.

The President Cvijanović said that “Alpro” shared the fate of all events happened in the past period – during the war, in the post-war period and during various transformations.

“Faced with many challenges, this company managed to survive, employing 150 people, which means that 150 families in the area of Vlasenica have a place to earn a living. This is a company that together with the institutions of the Republic of Srpska and local government managed to resist the great evil called Corona, they managed to keep their jobs, workers and I congratulate them on that, particularly that after the initial crisis they managed to employ additional number of workers”, said the President Cvijanović.

The President of the Republic emphasized that the intention was to employ more workers in Vlasenica, which means to contribute to the development of the local community as a whole.

“The institutions of the Republic of Srpska appreciate that, and as the President of the Republic, it is my pleasure to visit places where the salary is earned, and a new product is made”, said the President Cvijanović.

The President of the Republic of Srpska added that it was very important since the “Alpro” company is export-oriented, so that the products from this factory are on the market in the EU, the USA and other regions.

“Business life here is very well organised, there are clear ambitions and plans for the future, and I am sure that they will have the support of the institutions of the Republic of Srpska. It is particularly important that we save all jobs and open new ones”, said the President Cvijanović.