Latest News from Serbia
DJIBOUTI, BELGRADE - The Serbian Armed Forces first autonomous team for protecting ships from pirates, which participated in Operation Atalanta of the EU Naval Force (NAVFOR), completed its tour of duty with NAVFOR on Tuesday.
A ceremony was held at the French base in Djibouti to mark the end of team's tour and they were presented with medals for their work with NAVFOR.
MOSCOW - The women's shooting team of Serbia won the gold medal in the air rifle team competition at the European Shooting Confederation in Moscow on Wednesday.
Serbia's team broke the European record scoring 1,247.1.
The great success was made by Ivana Maksimovic, Andrea Arsovic and Dragana Todorovic.
PROKUPLJE - The Chinese electrical power corporation Sinomach-CNEEC-CNEETC is interested in opening three industrial zones in Serbia in which it could invest EUR 1 billion each, the corporation representatives said on Tuesday at the meeting with Serbian Minister of of Natural Resources, Mining and Spatial Planning Milan Bacevic.
IMF to help Albania make reforms
A loan from the IMF will help Albania undertake economic reforms. Also in business news: Turkey wants to increase its 20 percent stake in the Trans-Anatolia Gas Pipeline project to 30 percent by April.
The pension system in Albania will be reformed with the help of an IMF loan. [AFP]
BELGRADE - The first Serbia-Russia business expo and the first Belgrade business forum will be held in Belgrade from March 5-7, the organizers said at a news briefing on Tuesday.
BELGRADE - The 15th Guitar Art Festival (GAF) will be held on March 11-16 at several venues across Belgrade, it was announced at a press conference in Sava Center on Tuesday.
Prominent guitar players from Serbia and around the world will be performing in fourteen concerts of this year's GAF, and five out of six evening events will take place in Belgrade's Dom Omladine (DOB).