Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia-Herzegovina Denis Zvizdic congratulated Bosnian Alma Zadic on her appointment as Austria’s new justice minister, Vijesti.ba news portal reports.
“Another successful, young, educated and smart Bosnian woman was recognized in a world that appreciates quality. Becoming a justice minister with 35 years in the new Austrian government is a huge success and recognition. Congratulations Alma Zadic,” Zvizdic wrote on his Twitter profile.
Alma Zadić fled from her native Tuzla to Vienna in 1994, graduated from the Faculty of Law in Austria and then studied in New York at Columbia University.
When she returned from America, she worked as a lawyer for seven years, becoming the youngest justice minister in Austrian history.