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Dusko Markovic, Prime Minister of Montenegro and Serge Telle, Minister of State. Photo: Charly Gallo/DC[/caption]
HE Mr Dusko Markovic, Prime Minister of Montenegro, paid a working visit to Monaco on Thursday, March 9, accompanied by a high-level delegation to participate in meetings focussing on economic cooperation.
The Prime Minister was received in audience by HSH the Sovereign Prince, in the presence of Mr Georges Lisimachio, Head of the Sovereign Prince’s Cabinet, Mr Gilles Tonelli, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and Ms Anne-Marie Boisbouvier, Counsel to the Prince's Cabinet.
A working lunch was hosted by the Minister of State, attended by the Ministers of Finance and Economy and Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. The points raised concerned, firstly, an economic cooperation project with a view to reaching an agreement on tax matters and also on the protection of the environment.
On Friday, March 10, HE Pavle Radulovic, Minister of Sustainable Development and Tourism, will take part in an Economic Forum organised by the Monaco Economic Board and the Montenegro Chamber of Commerce, during which the economic strengths of both countries will be presented.
The Principality has maintained diplomatic relations with Montenegro since 2007. In 2013, on the occasion of the official visit of Prince Albert, a Framework Cooperation Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding on sustainable development were signed. A partnership agreement was also signed between the two Chambers of Economic Development.