Mayor of Sarajevo Abdulah Skaka together with Deputy Mayor Milan Trivić welcomed Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand, who was visiting Sarajevo and Bosnia and Herzegovina for the first time. During the meeting, Mayor Skaka shortly presented the history of the City of Sarajevo and the City Hall.
Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn went on a tour of the main hall, the gallery, Ceremonial Hall and the Hall of the City Council accompanied by Deputy Mayor Trivić. The Princess showed great interest in the history and significance of the City Hall. At the City Hall Museum she saw two permanent exhibitions dedicated to the rebuilding and reconstruction of the City Hall which began in 1996, and the life in Sarajevo during the last one hundred years.
The Princess thanked on the cordial welcome shown to her in this landmark building and expressed her delight and appreciation of the beautiful enterior and artistry of the painted walls and ceiling of this pearl of Bosnian and Sarajevan cultural heritage.
At the end of her visit, in the book of impressions Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn congratulated the birthday of the Sarajevo City Hall, which today marks the 121 years from its opening when it was handed over to Sarajevo Municipality to be used as seat of city administration.