Mayor of Sarajevo Abdulah Skaka met with Istvan Tarlos, Mayor of Budapest, the city with which the Bosnian and Herzegovinian capital established sister city relations in 1995, at the sidelines of the Second 16+1 China and CEE Capital Mayors Summit in Podgorica. Mayors of the two cities discussed the need to intensify mutual ties.
Mayor Skaka invited his colleague from Budapest to visit Sarajevo, within the framework of marking of April 6th – the Day of the City of Sarajevo, and suggested that the Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra gives a concert on May 9th, the Day of Europe and Day of Victory over Fascism in the Sarajevo City Hall, in order to present the culture of Budapest and Hungary in Sarajevo and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
During the meeting the two Mayors agreed to hold the event „Days of Sarajevo in Budapest“within the framework of which the economic, tourist and cultural potentials of the City of Sarajevo will be showcased.
The BiH Ambassador to Montenegro Đorđe Latinović also attended the meeting.