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Meeting with the representatives of the United States of America Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina

GeneralUniversity of Banja Luka

A meeting with the representatives of the United States of America (USA) Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ms Stefanie Altman-Winans, newly-appointed Director of the Public Affairs Office, and Ms Elizabeta Delalić, culture and education specialist, was organized in the Rectorate of the University of Banja Luka on 23 January 2015.



The USA Embassy delegation was welcomed by prof. dr Valerija Šaula, Vice-Rector for International Cooperation of the University of Banja Luka. During the meeting numerous instances of successful long-lasting cooperation between the two institutions were mentioned, such as visits of many guest lecturers, English lectors in particular, and students, as well as lectures of experts in the field of law, economy, politics and culture, and some prominent public figures, such as Martin Luther King III.

The USA Government, through its Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, provided scholarships and covered expenses for a great number of academic staff and students in the country, the University of Banja Luka included. Also, there were many study visits to high school institutions in the USA, numerous educational and cultural events, as well as significant projects at universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, generously supported by the USA Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Both sides expressed their satisfaction with the results achieved so far, as well as their willingness to continue the successful cooperation in coming years.