Norway´s new ambassador presented her credentials

In a ceremony on 14 September, Ambassador Ms Guri Rusten presented her credentials to Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Bakir Izetbegovic.

Chair of the Presidency of BiH, Bakir Izetbegović expressed satisfaction with good bilateral relations between Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Kingdom of Norway, which are friendly and without any open issues. Also, he informed Ambassador Rusten about the current political and economic situation in our country, and the reform processes in our country.

Ambassador Rusten emphasized that the Kingdom of Norway supported the path of Bosnia and Herzegovina towards the EU and NATO.


Although the relations between BiH and the Kingdom of Norway are good and friendly, it was pointed out that there was more space for improving economic cooperation. They emphasized that the BH Diaspora, which is very well integrated in the Norwegian society, was fundamental for further development of friendly relations of the two countries.

The Kingdom of Norway is one of the big donors in BiH. It confirmed its friendship towards our country also through substantial assistance during and after the floods in May 2014.

At the end of the meeting, the Chair of the Presidency of BiH Izetbegović expressed his support and wished success to the newly appointed ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway in BiH, Guri Rusten, in execution of her mission in BiH.

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