St Kitts and Nevis: Recently, the Prime Minister Timothy Harris welcomed the newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia – Marko Djuric, to the federation. Ambassador Djruic visited the twin-island federation from 19th to 23rd February, 2022.
As per the government, the main objective behind his visit was to present the “Letter of Credence” to the Governer-General SW Tapley Seaton. During his visit to SKN, he also paid visit to Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris, along with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation and the Premier of Nevis – Mark Brantley.
The Ambassador was accompanied by the second Secretary Veljok Piljak during the tour to the Government House for the brief ceremony. During the visit, the Ambassador stated that “I am here with greetings and best wishes from the Government and people of Serbia”.
Marko Djuric is the first Serbian Ambassador who paid visit to the Caribbean island – St Kitts and Nevis. He further expressed pride to be the first one to serve as the bridge of cooperation between St Kitts and Nevis as well as Republic of Serbia.
Ambassdor Djuric made courtesy call on Foreign Affair and Aviation Minister , Brantley on February 22 (Tuesday) and on the next day, he met Prime Minister Harris. During both the courtesy calls, Djuric expressed gratitude to the administration of St Kitts and Nevis for allowing his accreditation.
During the meeting, the newly-appointed Ambassador to the twin-island federation provided a brief on the technological, social as well as economical advancements in Serbia and he also pledged to be more visible, active and fully cooperative towards the representatives of St Kitts and Nevis.
He further assured that he would try to maintain vibrant and fruitful relationship and would remain intact.
St Kitts and Nevis established diplomatic relations with Serbia in 2018 and there is reciprocal visa waiver agreement between both the countries.