Deputy PM and Foreign and European Affairs Minister Marija Pejčinović Burić (L) Prime Minister Andrej Plenković (R) (Photo: Patrik Macek/PIXSELL) Deputy PM and Foreign and European Affairs Minister Marija Pejčinović Burić (L) Prime Minister Andrej Plenković (R) (Photo: Patrik Macek/PIXSELL)

Prime Minister Andrej Plenković emphasized that the presidency represented the biggest ever challenge for the state administration, but also that is represented a serious responsibility for the entire country.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign and European Affairs Minister Marija Pejčinović Burić said that the preparations were going according to schedule and that they were in the final third of the preparation process.

“For now we have planned roughly thirty top-level events, including one major summit, meaning a meeting of the heads of the individual member states, some twenty ministerial level conferences, and four major events to be hosted by Croatian Parliament. Some of the activities will be held outside of Zagreb, in other cities, so as to send a varied picture from Croatia in those six months,” Minister Pejčinović Burić concluded.

Croatia will assume the six month rotating presidency from Finland.

Source: HRT