A meeting with representatives of the Ministry of European Integration and International Cooperation was held in the premises of the City Administration of the City of Gradiška. The Head of the Department for Institutional Cooperation and Diaspora, Helena Krnetić, and expert advisor Siniša Dragičević spoke with City Administration representatives about establishing organized communication and strengthening ties with the diaspora. In this regard, they discussed some activities that can contribute to strengthening mutual trust and ultimately result in cooperation in a wide array of activities, ranging from cooperation in the field of nurturing common culture and tradition, to establishing business partnerships and investments in the home country or local community of origin of diaspora members.
Ministry representatives briefly presented previous activities implemented by the Ministry for the purpose of mapping and strengthening cooperation with the diaspora, and described all types of assistance that the Ministry can provide to local communities in the field of diaspora.
The meeting defined further steps focused on the activities to be undertaken in order to map the diaspora, and to establish, strengthen and continuously maintain cooperation in all areas of social, cultural, economic and scientific life.
Source and photo: City of Gradiška