Mayor Skaka co-sponsored Mersad Berber’s exhibition which was opened in the City Hall this evening

The first posthumous retrospective exhibition titled: “Mersad Berber – The Allegory of Bosnia”, was opened in the City Hall this evening. This unique exhibition consisting of 35 paintings from the most important phases of this eminent painter, graphic artist and tapestry designer’s work, was held under the auspices of the member of BiH Presidency, Bakir Izetbegović, and co-sponsored by the Mayor of the City of Sarajevo, Abdulah Skaka and Berber family.


“You have here before you one of the most important art exhibitions of the last half century. It gives me great honour to be a patron of this unique cultural event which we are full heartedly presenting as a gift to all the citizens of Sarajevo and Bosnia and Herzegovina”, said Izetbegović.


Mayor Skaka expressed his pleasure at Berber’s works being exhibited in the beautiful ambience of the reconstructed Sarajevo City Hall, an architectural pearl, worthy of the exhibited works by one of the most important Bosnian and Herzegovinian artists.


Members of Berber family were present at the exhibition opening as well as guests from political, public and cultural life of the city and country.


Citizens and guests from the city and the whole country will be able to visit the exhibition for the next two months.


Mayors of Sarajevo and Konya affirmed the good and strong cooperation between the two cities

The Mayor of the City of Sarajevo received today multimember delegation of Konya Metropolitan Municipality, headed by Mayor Tahir Akyürek and Honorary Consul of BiH in Konya, Ercan Uslu.

This was an opportunity to continue the agreements on mutual cooperation between the two cities, which have an ongoing partnership and friendly relations since 2007.


Mayor Skaka thanked the City Administration of Konya Metropolitan Municipality for the support recently provided to the City of Sarajevo, particularly for the improvement of utility infrastructure. In that regard, the emphasis was put on the donation of 20 trams that Konya Metropolitan Municipality delivered to Sarajevo GRAS Company.

Both parties agreed that the City of Sarajevo and Konya Metropolitan Municipality have good and strong relations in many areas, emphasizing the intensified cooperation in the fields of water supply and public transport.