The Head of the Council of Europe Office in BiH May Ann Hennessey spoke with the Mayor of Banja Luka Slobodan Gavranović and expressed confidence that Banja Luka will continue with reforms and implementation of European standards in the area of local government.
Gavranović said that he spoke with Hennessey of local government reforms and legislation in line with the recommendations of the Council of Europe, and said that the process will continue to develop in the RS.
‘’I expect that the relevant Ministry, together with the Union of towns and municipalities, to continue with further harmonization of our legislation’’, said Gavranović after the meeting in Banja Luka.
He spoke with Hennessey about the problems that are faced in every day work, as well as of the activities that are planned.
Hennessey congratulated Gavranović on his appointment as Mayor and said that they spoke about Banja Luka within a European context.