The President of the Republic of Srpska Željka Cvijanović attended today in Banja Luka the marking of the second anniversary of the Faculty of Security Sciences.
The President of the Republic of Srpska stated that the Faculty of Security Sciences at the University of Banja Luka contributes to the stability of the society because it educates cadre which will be able to recognise the threats and resolve them.
“It is a great pleasure for me, since, while at the position of the Prime Minister, I could influence the transformation of the High School of Internal Affairs into the Faculty of Security Sciences and its integration into the University of Banja Luka”, said the President Cvijanović.
The President of the Republic expressed her satisfaction with the great interest of students in studying at that faculty and all that this higher education institution is doing in order for Srpska to have its own cadre so that it could respond to the security challenges that are much more different today than they were before.
“Though we are a small community, this does not mean that we can be isolated. As we are not isolated from these threats, we cannot be isolated even when it comes to the activities to be undertaken in order to identify and prevent potential threats to Srpska, its citizens and property, and of course to do so with what is today a global problem, that is terrorism”, said the President Cvijanović.
Addressing the ceremony at the amphitheatre of the Faculty of Security Sciences, the President of the Republic pointed out that it is very important that Srpska has strong institutions with good cadre working there.
The President of the Republic of Srpska said to the students that it is expected that they, as future cadre, should take care of the Republic of Srpska and the security of its citizens.
“The basis of our development lies in what the cadre of this faculty will do. Everything we build and what is in the function of the development of Srpska and the generations to come are always great matters and great steps”, it was added by the President of Srpska.
The President of the Republic of Srpska pointed out that individuals give strength to the whole society and that it is necessary to be developed in order to be able to respond to the forthcoming challenges.
“Many challenges have remained behind us, but that does not mean that they will not be present in the future if we have overcome them previously. They are constantly there – political, financial, economic and security ones. Therefore, we need to develop ourselves to be able to respond to each of these challenges”, said the President Cvijanović.
The President of Srpska expressed satisfaction since the Government of Srpska, at the time when she was the Prime Minister, managed to work on improving material status of police officers and the Ministry of Internal Affairs, for procuring equipment, weapons and vehicles.
“We shall always operate in that way when it comes to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and all of those, including you, who should contribute to the stability of the Republic and the safety of citizens and property and those who take care of our constitutional order and the values on which Srpska rests”, it was stressed by the President Cvijanović.