The Mayor of the City of Sarajevo hosted the mayors and representatives of the capital cities of the region of Western Balkans at the Conference entitled Capital cities as generators of the development process today. This is a highly important meeting the aim of which is to launch a process of strengthening of cooperation and coordination of capital cities that play an increasingly important role in the development of countries, both in the region and the whole of Europe.
The meeting held at Hotel Pino Nature on the Olympic Mountain Trebević was attended by mayors and representatives of the mayors of Podgorica, Zagreb, Belgrade, Tirana and Istanbul. Participants of the conference also signed a Joint Statement.
During the Conference, delegations of the capital cities expressed their pleasure with the successful organization of the event, thanking the host for their hospitality and professionalism.
Delegations of the capital cities will attend the opening of the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival tonight, after the Conference.
The time of the Sarajevo Film Festival was chosen for the meeting of mayors in order to further emphasize the role and potential of Sarajevo, presenting it at the best possible way at a time when it is the cultural and touristic center of the region.