Ambassador Uyehara Visits North –East Montenegro

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Ambassador Uyehara with residents of Rudes 2 camp in Berane

On April 26 -27, during a visit to the north-east municipalities Petnjica, Berane and Andrijevica, Ambassador Uyehara met with mayors, CSOs, entrepreneurs, and local opinion leaders. The Ambassador also visited a mosque, a local school in Petnjica, a regional economic development center, as well as a refugee camp and a Regional Housing Project construction site in Berane. The Ambassador said the Embassy will continue to support projects that have the purpose of preventing out migration, including encouraging entrepreneurship and empowerment of women. The Ambassador also said that the Embassy will encourage refugee integration and work with the government to resolve the issue related to the citizenship of refugees.