Public competition for concessions for exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina / Javno nadmetanje za dodjelu koncesije za istraživanje i eksploataciju ugljovodonika u Federaciji Bosne i Hercegovine
Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Presented Credence Letters to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland presented Credence Letters to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on December 3rd at the Buckingham Palace.
During the conversation with Her Majesty, Ambassador Vanja Filipović extended warm greetings from the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina members. He informed her of his main goals during the three-year mandate: making excellent bilateral relations even stronger, promoting trade exchange and investments, and cooperating with the Bosnia-Herzegovina diaspora in the United Kingdom.
Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth wished the ambassador success in his mission.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Military Attache to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Col Nedžad Sadiković, with the support of Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Ambassador Vanja Filipović, hosted a reception marking the 14th anniversary of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The reception was held on the 28th December of 2019 at the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in London. Members of the diplomatic and military-diplomatic corps, UK government officials as well as members of the Bosnian-Herzegovinian community in the UK have attended.
Ambassador Filipović emphasized the importance of the defense reform as well as the Armed Forces as one of the key achievements in our country. In that context, he has thanked the members of the International Community and especially the United Kingdom for their support. He also praised the engagement of the Armed Forces in mission overseas, as well as their assistance to the civilian population in responding to natural disasters.
Colonel Sadiković spoke on the importance of the 14th anniversary, adding that as a country with clear aspiration for NATO membership we have taken many positive steps, but are aware that much work is still ahead of us. He emphasized the need to further build operational capacities, implementation of NATO norms and standards, participation in international mission led by NATO, EU and UN. He has singled out especially good cooperation with the United Kingdom with hope that such cooperation continues and expands
Ambassador Filipović and the First Secretary of the embassy, Biljana Lučić, toured the Bosnia and Herzegovina stand at the Going Global Live – the largest UK foreign trade and investment fair held in London. Two representatives of the country’s Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA) have informed the ambassador about new investment opportunities in our country and discussed new waves of cooperation between FIPA and the embassy.
For more information on available investment projects please visit their website, fipa.gov.ba.
On Saturday, November 23rd, Ambassador Filipovic paid a visit to the Bosnia-Herzegovina community in Hertfordshire. During the visit, he learned about the work of the organization, Bosnian language school for children, and attended the celebration Bosnia and Herzegovina Statehood Day. In a short address, ambassador has thanked the volunteers and teachers on their efforts, and to the wider community on their support aimed at preserving the identity, culture and tradition of all Bosnia and Herzegovina peoples in this part of the United Kingdom. It was a special pleasure to talk with Hertfordshire local government representatives, who truly appreciate but also support the work of the organization and school, and meet the MEP for Eastern Region, Dr. Barbara Gibson.
Bosnian language school in London invited us for a visit. Met a smart group of kids, parents/volunteers who dedicate their scarce free time on Saturdays so they can familiarize kids w language, history and culture of their parents. Also raise funds to pay for space. Amazing folks.