September 07, 2015

The BiH Presidency at today’s regular session accepted the invitation from Barack Obama, U.S. president, sent to Dragan Covic, chair of the Presidency, to participate in the leaders’ summit in the fight against ISIL and violent extremism, to be held in New York on 29 September.

The BiH Presidency also accepted an invitation from Xi Jinping, president of the People’s Republic of China, and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, sent to Covic, to participate in the Global Leaders’ Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: A Commitment to Action (UN-Women), to be held in New York on 27 September.

They also accepted an invitation from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, sent to the Presidency, for an official visit to Turkey at the end of the year.

They adopted a decision on accepting the agreement and designating signatories to the agreement on the establishment of a Western Balkans Fund.

They gave approval to the conclusion of the memorandum on cooperation in the field of youth between the BiH ministry of civil affairs and the Slovak ministry of education, science, research and sport, and the agreement on implementing a joint platform of data administration for the development of a regional early warning system and risk analysis – “Border Guard.”

The BiH Presidency decided to send invitations to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, and Chinese President Jinping to visit BiH in 2015, the Presidency said in a statement.

Source: Oslobodjenje