Monday, 9 October 2006
German MPs visit National Assembly
The Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, Gordana Comic, and Committee member Boris Karaicic today met Lydia Westrich, SPD MP in the German Bundestag, and a group of Berlin University professors.
The Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly of the
The meeting heard that economic and social growth were increasingly based on knowledge and the contribution of young and educated people to positive changes in all walks of life. The German Government and Parliament were ready, the visitors said, to foster inter-university co-operation and make it possible for Serbian young people, especially science students, to be educated in Germany and become acquainted with German experiences, and then to use this knowledge in Serbia.
Speaking of the current political situation in
Ms Comic expressed her expectation that the referendum to confirm the new Constitution would succeed, as the new Constitution was a step forward in relation to the current one, and reflected
Ms Comic also underlined that
The meeting concluded that
On the same day, a National Assembly delegation, headed by Ms Comic, met a German delegation led by Karin Kortmann, Parliamentary State Secretary with the Ministry of Economic Co-operation and Development.
The Serbian delegation was comprised of deputies Vojkan Tomic, Dusan Prorokovic, Milos Jevtic, and Milka Silaev.
The talks focused on an exchange of opinions on the political situation in
Ms Kortmann emphasised that the German Government would assist
Serbian delegation members expressed their conviction that obstacles to co-operation with
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