Mayor of Sarajevo, Abdulah Skaka, received the Ambassador of Hungary H.E. Krisztián Pós for an introductory visit and wished him a successful mandate in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the continuation of good cooperation between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Hungary.
He informed the Ambassador about the ongoing infrastructural projects in the city of Sarajevo, and the dynamics of activities the goal of which is to make the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina into a main tourist centre of the region. The Mayor underlined that the City of Sarajevo had participated in a great number of EU projects as co-financing partner and that the exchange of experiences and work on joint projects with Hungarian partners would be of great importance for the City of Sarajevo.
The ongoing cooperation between Sarajevo and Hungarian cities, particularly Budapest and Pecs, was also discussed as well as the plans for the future.
It was concluded that there is a need for intensification of ties between the two capital cities in all areas of interest to the citizens, especially in the area of culture and tourism, through the organization of events within the scope of which tourist and economic potentials of the two capital cities would be presented, pursuant to the Cooperation Agreement between Sarajevo and Budapest.