This year’s event called „Days of Diaspora-Emigrants “which took place in Bijelo Polje, was attended on behalf of the Montenegrin Investments Agency by Director of the Agency Mr. Dejan Medojević, and the assistant director Mr. Andrej Lakić.
In accordance with the organization of program activities of the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora – Emigrants, a series of events was organized, as well as Business Forum where incentives for investing in Montenegro and its overall investment environment were presented and discussed.
The director of the Investment Agency of Montenegro, Mr. Dejan Medojević held a presentation on „Investments as a prerequisite for economic recovery – potentials and opportunities in Montenegro “. The presentation included the competencies and tasks of the Agency, especially emphasizing the economic citizenship program that was implemented by the Agency and lasts until the end of 2021. Strategic sectors in Montenegro were presented, as well as projects implemented in the tourism and energy sectors, as well as plans for future projects. Projects in the north of Montenegro were presented likewise with a special focus on the construction of ski resorts, where the plan envisages the realization of a total of 224 kilometers of ski trails with the aim of making Montenegro a regional center of winter tourism. Through the presentation, the plan for the development of business zones was presented, together with programs for improving the competitiveness of the economy and incentives that make Montenegro an attractive investment destination.
The conclusions from the Business Forum represent a good basis for taking further concrete measures in order to strengthen the cooperation of Montenegro with its diaspora, placement of possible investments, and placement of domestic companies’ products on the EU market as well.