December 23 (SeeNews) - Following are some of the main stories in the online versions of Bosnian media on Wednesday morning. SeeNews has not verified these reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy:
- The international overseeing body in Bosnia and Herzegovina, OHR, said it has prepared an inventory of Bosnian state property but its distribution and ownership will depend on a political agreement among Bosnian leaders. The completion of the task is a necessary condition Bosnia needs to fulfill to move closer to joining the European Union.
- The lower chamber of Bosnia’s Muslim-Croat parliament has adopted a 1.7 billion marka balanced budget for 2010.
- Experts form the European Commission could recommend visa liberalization for Bosnian citizens to the EU as early as March next year with a decision taking effect on July 1 if Bosnia manages to speed up the fulfillment of 11 remaining conditions, Alexandra Stiglmayer, expert at European Stability Initiative (ESI), said.
- Bosnia’s Bobar Group had 90 million marka total revenue in 2009, up by 5.0 million compared to 2008, while its profit this year is 4.0 million marka, its president Gavrilo Bato Bobar said. The group includes a total of 24 companies active in banking, transport, delivery services, construction, agriculture, tourism and trade. It operates in Bosnia, Macedonia, Austria, Germany, the United Kingdom and the U.S.
- Bosnia’s power utility Elektroprivreda RS said it received three offers in a tender for the sale of March 1-June 30 electricity surplus of 175,620 megawatt hours. The electricity will be sold in three unequal lots. Switzerland-based energy firm EFT filed the best bid of 31.60 euro per megawatt hour for each of the lots, Banja Luka-based Rudnap offered 30.57 euro and Sarajevo-based GENI proposed 31.81 euro for the first lot, 31.11 euro for the second and 30.56 euro for the third one.
(1 euro=1.95583 marka)