Montenegrin Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic in parliament in Podgorica. Photo: Parliament of Montenegro
The budget legislation was sent to parliament on March 31, but the voting was put on hold as the largest ruling majority bloc, For the Future of Montenegro, called Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic for negotiations on Government reconstruction.
Supreme State Prosecutor Ivica Stankovic and Deputy PM Dritan Abazovic. Photo: Government of Montenegro
The changes being proposed would see Prosecutorial Council members being elected by the votes of 41 out of a total of MPs in parliament, while any reputable lawyer can be elected as Supreme State Prosecutor.
The Serbian and Montenegrin Prime Ministers, Ana Brnabic and Zdravko Krivokapic, at Podgorica airport, Montenegro. Photo: Government of Montenegro
The minister will be visiting Serbia almost a month after Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic donated a consignment of Russian Sputnik V COVID vaccines to Podgorica on February 17.
On February 7, the Montenegrin government said they terminated concession contracts for seven hydro plants in the northern part of the country, stressing that five of the investors already filed lawsuits against the state. The Government said they will have to pay compensation to investors, accusing former authorities of making spontaneous hydropower construction planning.