Croatia can be a base for Indian investments, not only for the 4.2 billion worth Croatian market, but for the broader EU market. Therefore, along with the development of the bilateral relations, we are putting a strong emphasis on the economic dimension of our partnership.
“As the Croatian economy grows, India is very willing to work with Croatia as an equal partner”, says H.E. Mr. Sandeep Kumar, Indian Ambassador to Croatia. “There is close to a 30% increase in trade in 2017 between our two countries. Albeit such growth is partly due to the small base. The Indian FDIs in Croatia are growing, and there is a potential for a much larger cooperation between two countries”, says Ambassador Kumar.
The 95th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic of Turkey was celebrated on 29th October 2018, at a reception hosted by H.E. M. Babür Hızlan, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Zagreb, and his wife Ms. Emel Hızlan.
A better and more efficient public administration, decentralization and digitization – these are three goals that Minister Lovro Kuščević would like to achieve during his term in the office. To accomplish this, he must pick up the pace because his predecessors left a lot to be done.
The traditional business breakfast of the SLO CRO Business club brought together 40 business persons and eminent guests from both Slovenia and Croatia. Besides – Dr. Anja Kopač Mrak, Minister Plenipotentiary at the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Zagreb, Mrs. Božena Leš attended the event, and her counterpart Minister Plenipotentiary Mr. Jakob Štunf, MSc from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia. As the tradition dictates, the honorary consul of Republic of Slovenia in Croatia – Mr. Branko Roglić and the Croatian honorary consul in Slovenia –Mr. Božo Dimnik also joined the event.
As part of the traditional tourist event “Days of Croatian Tourism”, awards for the best of the best in tourism were awarded in the following categories: Cultural, Tourist Attraction of the Year, Tourist Event of the Year, Innovation in Tourism of the Year, Marina Year, Restaurant of the Year, Camp of the Year , Tourist agency of the year, Hotel year, Tourist destination of the year and award “Anton Štifanić” – for life work.
Today AmCham is the leading international business association representing more than 220 companies which employ more than 70.000 people in Croatia. Last year we organized 77 events (62 own), 65 committee meetings and 33 policy meetings with government representatives.
When someone is doing the easiest job in the world and still manages to make a commotion among the viewers in the region asking them if they were better before or now, why would they retire? Goran Milić wants to pack his bags and go to Cuba to ask the local citizens what will happen when the regime and the system change over there.
Even though Croatia is successful in the implementation of certain children’s rights, surveys, including those conducted by UNICEF, show that good averages often hide that there are children who are deprived of many rights and we, as a society, have to take special care of them.
On the occasion of the German Unity Day at the Esplanade Hotel in Zagreb, a ceremonial reception was held. A great number of vocalists addressed the newly appointed ambassador of Germany in Croatia H.E Robert Klinke, who underlined the good relations between the two countries and the common challenges they face.
On Saturday, October 13, in the Museum of Mimara was held the Day of Japan organized by the Embassy of Japan in Croatia. The goal of the event is to show different events in a day, to show visitors the Japanese way of life. This year was also presented an exhibition titled “Japan – day by day”.