Welcome dinner and reception at Sarajevo City Hall for SBF 2017 participants and guests

“Sarajevo Business Forum 2017” started this evening in a beautiful ambient of Sarajevo City Hall with welcome dinner and reception hosted by mayor of Bosnian capital Abdulah Skaka and CEO of Bosnia Bank International Amer Bukvić. Hundreds of participants attended the program and a welcome dinner ahead of tomorrow’s most important investors’ event in the Southeast Europe organized by BBI and Islamic Development Bank, under the patronage of Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Mayor Skaka welcomed the participants and emphasized the important of economic contacts and development.

  • I hope you see the progress in Sarajevo, and hope that this most important and vital conference will push us forward much more – said Skaka.

CEO of Bosnia Bank International Amer Bukvić in his speech underlined the opportunities that SBF offer to participants, investors, state officials and business people.

  • We are pleased to inform you that there are more than 1,500 participants registered, including more than 320 journalist, and 190 registered projects. We are proud that more than 8.000 participants have been involved in making the SBF a success over past seven years – Bukvić said.

Special awards of Sarajevo City have been given to foreign investors and businessman for their role in promoting the business friendly environment in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Participants enjoyed in an artistic performance devoted to Bosnian women.