The Assistant Director of the Montenegrin Investment Agency, Mr. Andrej Lakić, had a meeting with the Office manager of Advantage Austria Mrs. Biljana Radonjić, at the Embassy of Austria in Montenegro, at the premises of the Montenegrin Investment Agency, where they pointed out that Montenegro and Austria have traditionally good relations strengthened by intensive dialog and continuous economic cooperation.
The Assistant Director of the Montenegrin Investment Agency presented the scope of work of the Agency which is related to the realization of the projects of public-private partnership, monitoring the implementation of investment agreements as well as the promotion of investment potential of Montenegro. He also emphasized the commitment of Montenegro to use model of PPP (public-private partnership) more intensively, having in mind success of projects realized through the model of PPP in the European Union. He also emphasized the importance of the economic citizenship program which lasts till the end of 2021 which is also the confirmation of Montenegrin economic policy wider course and which is dedicated to the creating an attractive economic environment for the foreign investors.
The Office manager of Advantage Austria Mrs. Biljana Radonjić, presented the role and competences of the Advantage Austria Business Association, and emphasized the fact that relations between Montenegro and Austria are based on principles of openness and continuous cooperation, but also that there is a room for deepening of cooperation in various sectors. Related to that, she pointed out the further coming visit of Austrian delegation in first quarter next year, which will be the opportunity to held a meeting with Montenegrin Investment Agency and present the investment potentials. Conclusion of the meeting was that the improvement and intensification of cooperation is very important, especially in these challenging times as it is current pandemic of the COVID-19 virus.
The representatives of the Agency had a presentation about the investment potentials and programs which characterize Montenegro as attractive investment destination, which will be distributed through the Advantage Austria network to the investors of Austria.