Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations will visit Serbia on 8 June and Montenegro on 9 June. In Belgrade, Commissioner will open the investment conference “Towards a better investment climate in the Western Balkans”, together with Minister of Economy Goran Knežević. Commissioner will meet with President Aleksandar Vučić as well as members of the civil society and of business associations. Commissioner Hahn will then travel to Novi Sad to visit the EU-funded Žeželj Bridge on the Danube river. In Novi Sad he will also meet with Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlović, Minister for Energy Aleksandar Antić, President of the Government of Vojvodina Igor Mirović, and Mayor of Novi Sad Milos Vučević. On Friday, Commissioner Hahn will be in Montenegro, where together with Minister of Economy Dragica Sekulić and Minister of European Affairs Aleksandar Andrija Pejović, as well as project partners CGES and KfW, he will visit the construction site of the Lastva Sub-Station of the Trans-Balkan Electricity Corridor. This project, part of the Connectivity Agenda will contribute to the creation of the regional electricity market. After the visit of the site, Commissioner Hahn will meet in Podgorica with Prime Minister of Montenegro Dusko Marković and the Speaker of the Parliament Ivan Brajović.
Videos and photos of the visit will be available on EbS.
- Publication date
- 7 June 2017
- Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations