Wednesday, 2 February 2022

62nd Sitting of the Committee on Finance, State Budget and Control of Public Spending

At the sitting held on 2 February 2022, the Committee on Finance, State Budget and Control of Public Spending considered the following bills:


  1. Bill on Financing Political Activities, submitted by the Government, in principle;
  2. Bill of Giving Guarantees of the Republic of Serbia for the BANCA INTESA AD BELGRADE, RAIFFEISEN BANCA AD BELGRADE, KOMERCIJALNA BANKA AD BELGRADE, SBERBANK SERBIA AD BELGRADE, OTP BANKA SERBIA JOINT STOCK COMPANY NOVI SAD AND NOVA LJUBLJANSKA BANKA DD LJUBLJANA for payment of Liabilities of the Public Company “Srbijagas” Novi Sad, submitted by the Government, in principle;
  3. Bill on the Confirmation of the Agreement Establishing the International Investment Bank, submitted by the Government;
  4. Bill on the Confirmation of the EUR 400,000,000 MIGA Facility Agreement between the Republic of Serbia represented by the Government of the Republic of Serbia acting by and through the Ministry of Finance as Borrower and J.P. Morgan AG as Agent and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., London Branch as Initial Mandated Lead Arranger and Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Raiffeisen Bank International AG and Santander Bank N.A. as Mandated Lead Arrangers and CaixaBank, S.A. and UBS Switzerland AG as Lead Arrangers and Banco Santander, S.A., CaixaBank, S.A., Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., London Branch, Raiffeisen Bank International AG and UBS Switzerland AG as Original Lenders relating to a senior unsecured term loan facility to finance the provision of certain construction services by Bechtel Enka UK Limited, operating in Serbia through Bechtel Enka UK Limited Ogranak Beograd to Koridori Srbije d.o.o. Beograd in relation to the construction of the Infrastructure Corridor E-761 highway section Pojate-Preljina (the Morava Corridor), submitted by the Government;
  5. Bill on the Confirmation of the Facility Agreement China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation insured facility of up to EUR 203,775,000 to finance the Phase 1 of the Project for the Treatment and Disposal of Urban Waste Water from the Central Area in Belgrade between the Republic Of Serbia, represented by the Government of the Republic of Serbia acting by and through the Ministry of Finance as Borrower, BNP PARIBAS SA and UNICREDIT BANK AG as Arrangers, UNICREDIT BANK AG, BNP PARIBAS FORTIS SA/NV and BNP PARIBAS SA as Original Lenders, UNICREDIT BANK AG as Agent and BNP PARIBAS SA as ECA Agent, submitted by the Government;
  6. Bill on the Confirmation of the Loan Agreement (Serbian Climate Resilience And Irrigation Programme – Phase II) between the Republic of Serbia and the European Bank for Reconstruction And Development, submitted by the Government;
  7. Bill on the Confirmation of the Loan Agreement Solid Waste Program in Serbia, between the Republic of Serbia and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, submitted by the Government;
  8. Bill on the Confirmation of the Credit Facility Agreement no. CRS 1022 01 A between the French Development Agency (Agence Française De Developpement), as the Lender, and the Republic of Serbia, as the Borrower, for the implementation of the Solid Waste Programme in Serbia, submitted by the Government;
  9. Bill on the Confirmation of the Loan Agreement (Rural Broadband Rollout 2 Project) between the Republic of Serbia and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, submitted by the Government;
  10. Bill on the Confirmation of the EUR 203,400,928 Term Facility Agreement between the Republic of Serbia, represented by the Government of the Republic of Serbia, acting through the Ministry of Finance, as the Borrower, arranged by BANK OF CHINA SRBIJA AD BELGRADE as Mandated Lead Arranger with BANK OF CHINA LIMITED HUNGARIAN BRANCH acting as Agent and BANK OF CHINA LIMITED HUNGARIAN BRANCH as Original Lender, submitted by the Government;
  11. Bill on the Confirmation of the Preferential Buyer Credit Loan Agreement on the Fast Road Novi Sad-Ruma ("Fruskogorski Corridor") Project between the Government of the Republic of Serbia represented by the Ministry of Finance as Borrower and the Chinese Export-Import Bank as Lender, submitted by the Government;
  12. Bill on the Confirmation of the Framework Loan Agreement LD 2106 (2021) between the Council of Europe Development Bank and the Republic of Serbia for the Dual Education Training Centre Project Loan, submitted by the Government, and
  13. Bill on the Confirmation of the EU-Serbia Stabilisation and Association Council Decision No 1/2021 amending the Stabilisation and Association Agreement between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Serbia, of the other part, replacing its Protocol 3 on definition the concept of "originating products" and methods of administrative cooperation, submitted by the Government.

On behalf of the Ministry of Finance the bills were presented by Vesna Jevtic and Ognjen Popovic.

The Committee unanimously accepted all the bills on the agenda.

The sitting was chaired by Committee Chairperson Dr Aleksandra Tomic and attended by the following Committee members and deputy members: Ana Carapic, Zoltan Pek, Bratimir Vasiljevic, Dusko Tarbuk, Prof. Dr Vladimir Marinkovic, Zoran Bojanic, Olivera Pesic, Sonja Vlahovic, Viktor Jevtovic and Dr Boban Birmancevic.

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tuesday, 7 february
  • 8.30 - sitting of the Subcommittee on the Science and Higher Education (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 3)

  • 9.00 - sitting of the Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Issues (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)

  • 10.00 - continuation of the First Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 13th Legislature (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square)

  • 11.00 - MP Mirko Ostrogonac meets with representatives of the UK Embassy in Zagreb and representatives of the UK Embassy in Serbia (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)

  • 11.00 - sitting of the Committee on Administrative, Budgetary, Mandate and Immunity Issues (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 4)

  • 12.00 - sitting of the Committee on the Economy, Regional Development, Trade, Tourism and Energy (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 3)

  • 12.00 - MP Miodrag Linta meets with representatives of the UK Embassy in Croatia and representatives of the UK Embassy in Serbia (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 4)

  • 12.00 - press conference of the GREEN – LEFT CLUB, DON’T LET BELGRADE D(R)OWN, WE HAVE TO; Democratic Party – DS; People’s Party; UNITED – SSP, PSG, OVERTURN, SLOGA and WE HAVE TO – TOGETHER parliamentary groups (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)

  • 13.00 - press conference of MP Milovan Jakovljevic (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)

  • 14.00 - the members of the PGH with Germany meets with the German Ambassador to Serbia (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)

  • 15.00 - the Head of the PFG with the UK meets with representatives of the UK Embassy in Croatia and representatives of the UK Embassy in Serbia (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 4)

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