Bosnia and Herzegovina’s (BiH) Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) is currently examining 11 candidates from the Serbian and Croat people for ministers and deputy ministers in the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, was confirmed to Srna by spokesman for this security agency, Luka Miladinovic.
He noted that these persons had previously passed the check at the Central Election Commission (CEC) of BiH. “We have received 11 applications and we are very active in this matter. We carry out checks on the ground and the deadline for their completion is 30 days,” Miladinovic said.
He could not confirm whether applications for the other candidates for ministerial positions had arrived after the meeting of SBB, SDA, DF representatives yesterday. On December 12th, the BiH Central Election Commission determined that the proposed candidates for ministers and deputies in the new Council of Ministers fulfill all the necessary conditions for appointment prescribed by the BiH Election Law.
Acting at the request of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Zoran Tegeltija, the CEC determined that the requirements for ministers were met by the candidates Vojin Mitrovic, Stasa Kosarac, Vjekoslav Bevanda, Ankica Gudeljevic and Josip Grubesa, as well as the proposed candidates for Deputy Minister Sinisa Ilic, Mirko Okolic, Mijo Kreicic, LJiljana Lovric and Josip Brkic, Vijesti.ba news portal reports.