The Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Đukanović has been on an official visit to Slovenia today and yesterday. He met Dimitrij Rupel, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Janez Drnovšek, President of Slovenia and Anton Rop, Prime Minister. He has also visited BTC and met with Jože Mermal, President of the Management Board.

The BTC company with its 50-year-old tradition and vision is entering the European Union with ambitious plans and a clearly set strategy to enter other foreign markets, Montenegro being one of many. At today’s meeting, the Montenegrin Prime Minister and the President of the BTC Management Board discussed ways to boost co-operation and the investment of BTC in Montenegro. Jože Mermal showed Milo Đukanović around the city.

For BTC Montenegro is clearly an interesting business environment and a potential destination for the company’s expansion to the markets of South-east and Central Europe.

The Montenegrin Prime Minister’s visit to Slovenia confirms the good relations between the two countries and their common interest in further business co-operation, which has been constantly improving in recent times, especially regarding Slovenian exports to and investment in Montenegro. Serbia and Montenegro took 9th place regarding exports and 14th place regarding overall business activities among Slovenian foreign partners.

For more information:
Marketing and Public Relations Department BTC plc
Šmartinska 152
SI – 1533 Ljubljana
Phone: 01 585 13 19
Fax: 01 585 13 76