The President of the Congress, Gudrun Mosler-Törnström, and the
Secretary General of the Congress, Andreas Kiefer, have visited the municipality
of Indjija as part of their official visit to Republic of Serbia.
mayor of Indjija, Vladimir Gak, has presented to them current economic
situation in the town of Indjija and informed them about the existing projects as
well. Further talks were about the national minorities in Indjija and about
representations women in public administration and workplaces in general. Mrs Mosler-Törnström commended
Indjija as one of the most developed municipalities whose results are
recognized and which represents an example of good practice not only in Serbia
but in the European Union too. „The municipality of Indjija has a good
reputation and now we have seen why it is so. Once more I would like to commend
local authorities for the development of the gender equality, for attitudes
towards national minorities and for a good relationship with investors. We are
convinced that the municipality of Indjija will continue to develop even
stronger and we are going to provide all necessary support for that,“
emphasized Mrs Mosler-Törnström.
„Primary goal of our municipality is to achieve European level of
services to our citizens. This year we raised scholarships for students, also
we raised one-time financial assistance for first born baby, we will asphalt
all the streets and we are going to raise the quality of life for our citizens
through various projects. The experience of European cities means a lot to us
and we will certainly implement it in Indjija,“ Mr Gak said.
The visit was jointly organized by the local authorities and Ministry
of Public Administration and Local Self - Government whose representatives
State secretary, Mr Ivan Bošnjak, and Mrs Milica Marković participated also.
of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe were
invited to visit Serbia by the Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić.