Đukanović – Li: Economic cooperation between Montenegro and China successful with outstanding prospects for the future


    The meeting took place during the III Summit meeting between the People’s Republic of China and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. The meeting noted that Montenegro and China have exceptionally good bilateral relations, which are based on close friendship and are strengthened by thriving economic cooperation. Intensive political dialogue at the top level gave an additional impulse to the concretisation of economic cooperation, particularly through the project of constructing the priority section of the Bar – Boljare highway… –>

    Belgrade, Serbia (16 December 2014) – Prime Minister Milo Đukanović met with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang in Belgrade.

    The meeting took place in Belgrade during the III Summit meeting between the People’s Republic of China and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. The meeting noted that Montenegro and China have exceptionally good bilateral relations, which are based on close friendship and are strengthened by thriving economic cooperation. Intensive political dialogue at the top level gave an additional impulse to the concretisation of economic cooperation, particularly through the project of constructing the priority section of the Bar – Boljare highway. The two officials expressed their shared belief that the implementation of the most important project in the history of Montenegro would be successful.

    Prime Minister Li said that the Government of China strongly supports the partnership between the two states and voiced his belief that the extraordinary potentials of Montenegro would be an opportunity for continued cooperation in many other areas.

    China believes that Montenegro has an excellent and very important position and cooperation could be strengthened in other areas as well, Prime Minister Li Keqiang stressed at the meeting.

    PM Milo Đukanović highlighted the importance of China’s initiative in terms of supporting the Central and Eastern European states, adding that Montenegro uses the funds successfully.

    The two officials agreed that cooperation in the area of infrastructure, and especially the modernisation of railways and the energy sector, is the main priority. They also pointed out the importance of cooperation in the field of education.

    Source: Government of Montenegro