The Sarajevo Business Forum saw the presentation of some 157 projects and the region’s leading political and business figures in attendance including H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, H. E. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Davutoglu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and H.E. Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, 5th Prime Minister and Senior Statesman of Malaysia. The current Chair of the Presidency H.E. Dr. Haris Silajdzic delivered the Keynote Address.
According to the organizer, Mr. Amer Bukvic, CEO of Bosna Bank International “the Sarajevo Business Forum represents a watershed event guaranteeing Bosnia and Herzegovina will become the vibrant and prosperous country and the zone of economic development, cooperation, peace and dialogue of civilizations rather than place of poverty, suspicion, conflict or clash of civilization” Mr. Bukvic called upon all investors, Bosnian and regional political and business leaders to commit to produce the most promising outcomes and summed up that “Sarajevo Business Forum will change course of economic history of Bosnia.”
Commenting on the Sarajevo Business Forum, which is a partner event of the Malaysia Global Business Forum – Bosnia, Managing Director, Nordin Abdullah stated, “I have always been positive about Bosnia and Herzegovina, especially for Malaysian Businesses Investors, The Sarajevo Business Forum is the first proactive business driven initiative that will lead to the economic self determination of Bosnia and Herzegovina.”
“I would like to personally congratulate Amer Bukvic and his team as they have done a great job by all accounts. We were happy to play our small part in the greater success of the Sarajevo Business Forum and indeed the on going development of Bosnia and Herzegovina.”
All 157 projects that were presented at the 2-day International Investment Conference, ‘Sarajevo Business Forum’ on April 6 – 7 have been made available to the public via electronic web page http://www.sarajevobusinessforum.com/