The Mayor of Kragujevac, Mr. Radomir Nikolic with his associates organized the traditional reception for all guests and delegations attending the celebration of the City Day. Conveying his welcome greetings and warmth exceeding to the guests of the ceremony of Djurdjevdan celebration Mr. Nikolic noted that the earnest friendships between people and cities connect people beyond obstacles and borders.
Always available both in hard and happy times, ready to increase and extend our relations, we that took the responsibility for the development of the City have set the high goals to ourselves and are ready to accept new challenges to strive and regain the position of Kragujevac on the map of significant European industrial centers, noted the Mayor, adding that the City Day is celebrated with the respect to many generations that created the beauty of the City, culture and human warmth making the City a nice place to live in.
Michal Skerle, member of the Assembly of South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic referred that the Cooperation of South Moravia Region and Sumadija started in the year 2003. Together we have been implementing numerous projects in education and culture and we demonstrate a good example of partnership, noted Skerle.
Our friendship lasts over years. We have exceptionally good relations in the field of sport. Concrete project implementation in culture and science are being prepared, too – said Vedran Dodkim, President of the Municipal Council of Stari Grad, Sarajevo.
Petra Volkwein, alderwoman of the German City of Ingolstadt noted that the friendly relationship among Kragujevac and Ingolstadt cities records 13 years. Intensive cooperation is established in education and culture with a prospect of extending.
Environment protection issues development is next one, said Mrs. Petra Volkwein adding that the project of inclusion the disabled in the daily life is planned for implementation. Amongst 11 delegations at the celebration of the City Day were the friends of Kragujevac from Suresnes, Pitesti, Bielsko - Biala, Mostar, Foca, Mogilev, Smolensk and Jericho.