Croatian President Ivo Josipović yesterday visited Brčko Distrikt and Tuzla during his 2 day visit to BiH. In Brčko, he was he was welcomed by the representatives of executive and legislative branches of the District and by representative of the EU in BiH Peter Sorenson.
His visit to Tuzla started with a meeting with municipality leaders and he was hosted from the Mayor of the municipality Jasmin Imamović. Together with his delegation, Josipović and Imamović visited all the sights of Tuzla, and in the center of the city Josipović brought flowers and lighted a candle in memory of the murdered youth of Tuzla at the memorial Kapija.
‘Tuzla is a beautiful city with a rich history. I am familiar with the rich history and cultural heritage and the economic capabilities. We talked about everything that Croatian membership in the EU offers its neighbors, especially BiH, and I am confident that this country will benefit from it. I believe in a much better business prospects than it used to be’’, said Josipovic.
The visit ended with the signing of an Annex Agreement on cooperation with the University of Zagreb and the University of Tuzla that in the future would improve educational cooperation between BiH and Croatia.