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HE MSc Branko T. Neskovic, Ambassador to Ireland, based in London presented Letters of Credence to the President of Ireland, HE Michael D. Higgins on March 31, 2016.The presentation ceremony was carried out in the presidential residence Aras an Uachtarain in Dublin.

After the ceremony, Ambassador Neskovic conveyed greetings of Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency to the President Higgins and briefed him on the submission of applications for Bosnia and Herzegovina membership in the European Union, stressing the importance of the support of Ireland to Bosnia and Herzegovina EU integration process. President Higgins expressed satisfaction with the good and stable bilateral relations between Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina, announced further support of Ireland to our country on its way towards the EU. The President of Ireland wished successful mandate in Ireland to the Ambassador Neskovic and expressed hope that the cooperation between Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina will be intensified at all levels.

During the talks, it was emphasized that good cooperation between two countries exists in the field of higher education as well as interest in the improvement of economic relations, especially in the areas: food, textile and wood industry and IT sector. Ambassador Neskovic thanked the President Higgins for the participation of Ireland in the reconstruction of Bosnia and Herzegovina and for the aid that the Government of Ireland sent to Bosnia and Herzegovina during the floods in 2014.