BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
After five years of unsuccessful attempts, the Civil Aviation Safety Programme of Bosnia and Herzegovina was adopted at today’s Constituent Session of the State Committee for the BiH Civil Aviation Safety, presided by the Minister of Communications and Transport of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Edin Forto.
At today’s meeting with the representatives of the most significant journalist associations in Europe, establishing of a self-sustaining public broadcasting service was emphasised as one of the priorities of the Minister of Communications and Transport of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Edin Forto.
Meeting of the Regional Steering Committee of the Transport Community, On 18 October, gathered policymakers from the Western Balkans and the European Union to discuss transport policies and related projects in South East Europe.
Digital transformation will only make sense if there are concrete benefits for our citizens and the economy, and the war we have declared on CIPS certificate is just a symbolic beginning of the battle for digital transformation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, said Edin Forto, BiH Minister of Communications and Transport in the panel: Digitalisation of public administration service in BiH – are better days ahead?, organised within the Network conference taking place in Neum.
Modernisation of the existing and the construction of new railways as well as the reconstruction of the Sarajevo – Podgorica Road via Šćepan Polje are the two priority projects of our country in which implementation the World Bank has shown a great interest to participate.
“Bosnia and Herzegovina has achieved an impressive progress from a war-torn country, beneficiary of the World Bank and International Donor Association (IDA) assistance, to IDA donor country, which it has become this year” said Akihiko Nishio, World Bank Vice President of Development Finance and IDA Fund, at today’s meeting with the delegation of Bosnia and Herzegovina led by Minister of Communications and Transport, Edin Forto.
Opening up the possibilities for public-private partnership is key to the acceleration of infrastructural and other projects on which the development of our country depends, was the conclusion drawn from today’s meeting between the Minister of Communications and Transport of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Edin Forto, and Alfonso Garcia Moroa, International Financial Corporation (IFC) Vice President for Europe, Latin America and Caribbean in the World Bank Group (WBG), and Rana Karadshes, IFC’s Regional Director for East and Central Europe.