The President of the Republic of Srpska, Željka Cvijanović, extended her congratulations today, on occasion of the Day of Veterans of the Defence and Patriotic War of the Republic of Srpska and the First Serbian Uprising, to the President of the Republic of Srpska Veterans Organisation, Milomir Savčić, and all members of the Republic of Srpska Army.
“On behalf of the citizens of the Republic of Srpska and on my own behalf, I extend to you, veterans of the Army of the Republic of Srpska, our most sincere congratulations on the Day of the Veterans of the Defence and Patriotic war of Republic of Srpska and the First Serbian Uprising.
“Guided by ideals of freedom, justice and equality, members of the Republic of Srpska Army defended their people and centuries-old hearths with great courage and determination.
“This is a special day when we remember with the greatest respect and reverence those who are most deserving of the freedom we enjoy today, and especially the fighters who weaved their lives and body parts into the foundations of the Republic of Srpska.
“May eternal glory and praise be with them, while it is our duty to preserve the achievements of the Defence and Homeland war and to cherish the memory of the fighters who brought us freedom and peace, to protect and strengthen the Republic of Srpska for future generations.
“In the belief that, gathered around the Republic of Srpska for its preservation, stability and development, we will be united, I cordially greet you and once again congratulate you on this great day,” reads the congratulatory message of President Cvijanović.