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BELGRADE - Serbian Ombudsman Sasa Jankovic underscored that local regulations guarantee high standards of use and preservation of the mother tongue but their implementation needs to be enhanced, which is why he delivered recommendations to competent bodies concerning the removal of most frequent weaknesses in the use of official language.
BELGRADE - Serbian Minister without Portfolio in charge of European integration Branko Ruzic said over the World Day of Social Justice that the Serbian government will continue improving the position of socially most vulnerable citizens and serve as the guarantor that reforms Serbia is about to face in the European integration process are conducted in the best interest of citizens.
BELGRADE – Serbia’s working group in charge of amendments to the Labor Law met Thursday to discuss provisions relating to duration of fixed term employment.
The working group will discuss other provisions the following week, Director of the Serbian Association of Employers Dragoljub Rajic told Tanjug.
BRUSSELS - Serbia is not far behind the EU when it comes to the regulations conncerning education and culture, State Secretary for Education Zoran Masic told Tanjug in Brussels on Thursday, after the end of the screening for chapter 26 of Serbia's accession talks with the EU, which refers to education and culture.
BELGRADE - General Director of Serbian Railways Dragoljub Simonovic said during a meeting with representatives of China Exim Bank and Hungarian State Railways (MAV) on Thursday that contracting Serbian firms for a project to modernize the Belgrade-Budapest railway is one of the priorities for the Serbian economy.
DUBAI - Serbia's Jelena Jankovic has failed to reach the semifinals of the WTA tournament in Dubai, since she lost to Serena Williams from the US 6-2 6-2 on Thursday.
This marked Williams' 9th victory in 13 matches against Jankovic.
Williams will next face the winner of the match between France's Alize Cornet and Spain's Carla Suarez Navaro.
BELGRADE - Serbia's Minister of Energy Zorana Mihajlovic signed on Thursday a memorandum of understanding regarding the construction of storage facilities needed to hold the obligatory reserves of oil and petroleum products worth EUR 50 million.
The memorandum refers to the creation of a joint venture between the government owned Transnafta from Pancevo and Oiltanking from Germany.