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Košarac: Provide veterinary inspectors for 24-hour period

Press release , Photo/ BiH Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations

SARAJEVO, March 26 (FENA) - Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of BiH Staša Košarac tasked the BiH Veterinary Office to provide, according to the decision of the Council of Ministers of BiH, inspectors for 24-hour period at border crossings designated for the transport of goods by road in transit through BiH.

Košarac pointed out that in the current epidemiological situation caused by the spread of coronavirus, veterinary inspectors should continuously perform all operations related to the transport of goods across established border crossings, the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of BiH said.

He states that smooth transport of goods across defined border crossings is a burning need of BiH citizens and the economy.

“I believe that all institutions should be at their full capacity at their service. Therefore, I requested the BiH Veterinary Office to urgently take all necessary measures in order to immediately deploy veterinary inspectors at the established border crossings and thus enable the smooth transport of goods,” Minister Košarac said, announcing that he would visit the mentioned border crossings in the coming period.

At its sixth extraordinary session on 24 March, the Council of Ministers of BiH adopted a decision defining border crossings between BiH and Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro for transport of goods by road in transit through Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Pursuant to the aforementioned decision, the border crossings of Bijača, Gradiška, Šamac, Neum 1 and Neum 2 were established for the transport of goods between BiH and Croatia, while the border crossings of Rača and Klobuk were established for the transport of goods between BiH and Serbia, as well as BiH and Montenegro, it is said in a statement.

(FENA) A.B.