“The fourth meeting between the (Slovene) Minister of Finance Mateja Vranicar Erman and European Commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager did not yield a definitive solution for NLB. ‘Today we discussed the problem that the Commission has pointed out, which is to improve the management of the bank. We proposed that the commitment to upgrade with the appointment of a management trustee, an independent expert who would assume the role of managing these investments on behalf and for the account of. It turns out that this can not be considered as a stand-alone measure, but it may be taken into account by setting a new deadline for the privatization of [NLB].’ (translated from Delo)
ON FIRE ! Macedonian with a touch of Indonesian!
Macedonian style stuffed capsicum with rice and pork/beef mince meat with a dash of very very hot and spicy Sambal (Indonesian) sauce ! @lilyslynch #macedonia 2
Need any extra reasons for a vacation? Read @ambergib and @Forbes piece on Slovenia.
"With a population of just over 2 million people, [Slovenia] managed to attract a record-breaking 5.9 million tourists in 2018"
Don't forget to check out our events page for all the upcoming happenings in #WashingtonDC
Special Presidential Envoy @RichardGrenell’s statement following his first trip to #Kosovo and #Serbia
If you're looking for some Balkan history check out the #UNESCO World Heritage site, #Butrint National Park in #Albania.
@UNESCO themselves say occupation of the area dates back to 50,000 BC and continued until the 19th Century.