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In order to mark completion of the project "Improvement of Tourism and Traffic Signage" and present its most important results, a press conference was organised in Niksic. The following representatives of institutions and organisations spoke at the conference: Dragan Perovic, Vice Mayor of Niksic, Jadranka Milic from the Delegation of the EU to Montenegro, Irena Boskovic on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro, Zoran Milosevic on behalf of the City of Trebinje, Vule Macanović from the Municipality of Pljevlja and Veselin Sturanovic, the Executive Director of FORS Montenegro. The project was implemented by FORS Montenegro in collaboration with the City of Trebinje, Municipality of Niksic and Municipality of Pljevlja as well as with the tourism organisations from these municipalities, with the aim to improve tourism and traffic signage and promote tourist offer of these municipalities. Main project activities included placing of signage, development of web sites for tourism organisations Niksic and Pljevlja, creation and broadcasting of promotional TV and radio spots, promotional brochures, billboards with messages to behave responsibly in traffic and tourist billboards and promotional materials.
Within the project, 914 traffic signs, 98 tourist signs, 244 street signs and 2 radar speed signs were placed in Niksic and Pljevlja. For the first time, decorative poles with signposts were placed on three locations in Niksic as well as radar speed signs, which were placed near "Braca Ribar" Primary School. Also, welcome boards were renovated on all four entrances to the town.
The project "Improvement of Tourism and Traffic Signage" is funded by the European Union within Cross-border Cooperation Programme BiH-Montenegro. Total value of the project in Montenegro was € 162,256.08. out of which the European Union financed € 137,106.39 and the rest was provided by the Municipality of Niksic.