- As a country presiding over the Adriatic-Ionian Initiative, in line with its foreign policy priorities, Montenegro will continue to foster good neighbourly relations and regional cooperation, with a goal of achieving accelerated development and growth in all areas of common interest of the Initiative member states - pointed out President of the Parliament Mr Ivan Brajović during his bilateral meetings with participants in the XVI Conference of Presidents/Speakers of Parliaments of the Adriatic & Ionian Initiative, which he will open in Budva tomorrow.
In separate meetings with Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia Ms Maja Gojković, Speaker of the Croatian Parliament Mr Gordan Jandroković, Vice President of the Italian Senate Ms Paola Taverna, and Deputy Speaker of the Italian Chamber of Deputies Mr Ettore Rosato, as well as with the AII Secretary General Mr Giovanni Castellaneta, it was noted that parliamentary cooperation within the Adriatic-Ionian Initiative represented a stimulating mechanism for other forms of bilateral and regional relations of member states.
The AII Conference will also be attended by presidents/speakers or vice presidents/deputy speakers of parliaments of nine members states of the Initiative: Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Albania, Northern Macedonia, and Greece. In addition to the host, President of the Parliament Mr Ivan Brajović, and Prime Minister Mr Duško Marković, MPs and ministers from Montenegro will also participate.
The opening of the Conference is scheduled for tomorrow - Tuesday, 19 March 2019, at 10:30, in Splendid Hotel in Budva.
Bilateral meetings - XVI Conference of Presidents/Speakers of Parliaments of the Adriatic & Ionian Initiative