Montenegro

Arab and Chinese Interest in Port of BarVijesti

Arab and Chinese Interest in Port of Bar

“Chinese and Arab investors are interested in the privatization of a stake in Montenegrin port operator Luka Bar the country’s transport minister Osman Nurkovic said. The government has not given up its plans to privatize Luka Bar after the talks for the sale of a 30% state-owned stake in the operator […]

Montenegro to Receive $50 Loan From EIBSource:IRF

Montenegro to Receive $50 Loan From EIB

“The European Investment Bank (EIB) has extended a 50 million euro ($58.8 million) loan to the Investment and Development Fund of Montenegro (IRF) for the support of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country, the IRF said on Wednesday. The loan represents the second and final tranche of a […]

Summit 100 Wraps UpFacebook / Summit 100

Summit 100 Wraps Up

The Summit 100 forum of business leaders and politicians from Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, and Croatia  has concluded today. Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev held a press conference with Prime Ministers of Albania and Montenegro, Edi Rama and Duško Marković, and the Chairman of […]

UAE and Montenegro Deepen Ties

UAE and Montenegro Deepen Ties

On the heels of FlyDubai announcing Podgorica service, Montenegro and the UAE further deepened ties. UAE Ambassador to Montenegro Abdul Salam Hareb Al Rumaithi, held a lengthy dialogue with Montenegrin Education Minister Damir Sehovic. The countries aim to identify ways to partner benefiting the students of both countries. […]

Visa Exemption Extended Between Montenegro, UAE

Visa Exemption Extended Between Montenegro, UAE

“The UAE and Montenegro on Monday extended their mutual visa exemption deal to ordinary passport holders. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro, Prof. Dr. Srdjan Darmanovic, signed a protocol to amend the mutual visa […]

Turks Interested in Montenegro Airports

Turks Interested in Montenegro Airports

“Turkish company TAV is familiar with the plans of the Government of Montenegro to modernize its airports and is interested in entering Montenegro. There is a meeting in Skopje with the Minister of Transport and Maritime Affairs Osman Nurković and representatives of TAV. As announced by the Government, […]

Ahead of EU Presidency, Bulgaria Pushes for Balkan Neighbors

Ahead of EU Presidency, Bulgaria Pushes for Balkan Neighbors

“The European Union’s poorest member is seeking to offer a clearer path toward membership for the western Balkans to prevent a return to the instability that ravaged the continent’s most volatile region two decades ago. Bulgaria, which will assume the EU’s six-month rotating presidency in January, is pushing […]

Political & Business Leaders Descend on SkopjeFacebook / Summit 100

Political & Business Leaders Descend on Skopje

Political and business leaders are descending on Skopje for the Summit 100 conference which gathers the 100 most eminent business leaders from Southeastern Europe. The invitation only conference will be attended by Prime Ministers of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, of Montenegro, Duško Marković, of Albania, Edi Rama, possibly of Kosovo, […]

Montenegrin PM Supports Macedonian Accession to NATO

Montenegrin PM Supports Macedonian Accession to NATO

Montenegrin Prime Minister Duško Marković was in the Macedonian capital today where he met with his Macedonian counterpart, Zoran Zaev. The two discussed bilateral cooperation and support for Macedonia’s ascension into the alliance. Marković is in Skopje to attend Summit 100 where business leaders and heads of states from Albania, […]

Podgorica Mayoral Election Heating Up

Podgorica Mayoral Election Heating Up

Candidates are already jockeying to become the next mayor of Podgorica. With over 187,000 residents, the capital city has nearly a third of Montenegro’s population. The Democratic Front (DF) lost the hotly contested national race last October. Looking for a comeback, the party is discussing Slaven Radunovic and Milan […]