Prime Minister of the Republic of Srpska Radovan Višković spoke yesterday with the Head of the International Monetary Fund Mission (IMF) for BiH, Martin Petri in the Prime Minister’s Office in Banja Luka.
The meeting focused on the present state of public finances of the Republic of Srpska, work on the 2020 Budget preparations, planned reforms and reorganization of public enterprises.
Prime Minister of the Republic of Srpska Radovan Viškovic emphasized that the Republic of Srpska was financially and fiscally stable even though the budget and many reform activities as well as implementation of many infrastructure projects have been stalled due to non-formation of the Council of Ministers of BiH.
On this occasion, the Prime Minister and the Head of IMF Mission also exchanged views and opinions with regard to the reform of the health sector which the Republic of Srpska intends to implement as well as reorganization of public enterprises.
Representatives of the International Monetary Fund expressed expectations that government formation at all levels of governance in BiH would soon be completed so that cooperation and the activities planned with regard to the support could be continued in the future period.
The interlocutors agreed that up-to-date cooperation between the Government and the International Monetary Fund has been very good and underlined their commitment to continue to cooperate on partnership basis.