Serbian, RS governments hold joint session

BANJA LUKA -- A Serbian delegation led by PM Mirko Cvetković is today in Banja Luka in the Serb republic (RS) of Bosnia-Herzegovina, for a series of meetings.

Milorad Dodik, Mirko Cvetković and Rajko Kuzmanović (Tanjug)
Milorad Dodik, Mirko Cvetković and Rajko Kuzmanović (Tanjug)

A joint session of the Serbian and RS governments has also been held on Friday.

The session represents continued cooperation in the area of special and parallel ties between Serbia and the Serb entity, it was previously announced, and will discuss "several important issues" regarding those relations.

The meetings of officials will focus on education, transport and energy, according to announcements.

RS Deputy PM Anton Kasipović confirmed that a number of important documents related to education and energy will be signed on Friday.

He noted that Serbia would offer "an exceptionally good, quality and very favorable" loan to buy computer equipment for RS educational institutions.

Other issues covered by this will include transportation, development of railway traffic, and cooperation in the area of science and energy, said Kasipović.

The Serbian delegation joined other guests in Banja Luka today and attended the ceremonial opening of the Academy of Sciences and Art of the Republic of Srpska.