Mayor of Sarajevo Abdulah Skaka met with the Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to BiH H.E. Ulrike Hartmann

Mayor wished a successful mandate and welcome to Sarajevo and Bosnia and Herzegovina to Ambassador Hartmann and expressed his gratitude for the support and constructive engagement with the City of Vienna and Austria, and expressed hope that the successful cooperation will continue.

They discussed the joint efforts for BiH youth to remain in their homeland, and the implementation of the project of expert training and cooperation in the field of culture between the two capital cities, Sarajevo and Vienna.

The now traditional event – Austrian ball which will be held for the third time this year in the beautiful ambience of the City Hall with rich entertainment programme, will further strengthen the friendly ties between Sarajevo and Vienna, Austria and Bosnia and Herzegovina and their citizens.

“ We will once again be the hosts of the artistic event organized by friendly cities, Sarajevo and Vienna. This prestigious event promotes cultural tourism and Sarajevo in Europe and the world”, said Mayor Skaka.

He also expressed gratitude for the assistance provided to Sarajevo and Bosnia and Herzegovina by Austria during wartime. Austria also took in a great number of refugees.