Montenegro

Chinese Bridge in MontenegroGovernment of Montenegro

Chinese Bridge in Montenegro

“Montenegro’s government said on Friday it has signed a cooperation agreement with China for a feasibility study for a project for the reconstruction of the Djurdjevica Tara bridge over the Tara River in northern Montenegro.” (SeeNews)

Montenegro the Oil Baron?

Montenegro the Oil Baron?

“Two blocks offshore Montenegro awarded to Greece’s Energean Oil & Gas are estimated to have 1.8 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of recoverable natural gas reserves, Energean said Oct. 19, citing an independent audit. The findings suggest that Montenegro “sits in the ‘sweet spot’ of untapped potential in the […]

DeNiro Impressed by MontenegroGetty Images/NewStatesman

DeNiro Impressed by Montenegro

Robert DeNiro said he would film a movie in Montenegro, where he appeared on a panel of climate change at Global Citizens Forum. DeNiro met with Prime Minister Markovic following the panel. (translated from Vijesti)

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 […]