The response of the Police administration of Banja Luka to Valter states that, while acting upon a report made by the forest owners, the police officers did not discover timber poachers at the location. It only reinforces suspicion raised by Podbrđe residents - that local policemen are in cahoots with the poachers and they are alerting them of any police action. Although two years have passed since the report was filed with the Prosecutor’s Office in Banjaluka, the case is still “in progress”.
In a world of banking connections it is possible to have the wife of a member of ASA Bank’s Board of Directors, Kemal Kozarić, appointed to the key body of the FBiH Banking Agency, and at the same time to have the director of this agency, Jasmin Mahmuzić, preparing his doctoral dissertation at the School of Economics and Business under the mentorship of the former first man of the BiH Central Bank.
The mining field of Ugljevik’s Thermal Power Plant is expanding, sparking mixed fears of losing homes. The Russian concessionaire Serdarov allegedly took a helicopter ride over the mining fields and disappeared. There are talks of a phantom Chinese investor, while Slovenia threatens with a new lawsuit.
The Chinese companies that submitted bids for the construction of Buk Bijela hydropower plant requested additional guarantees of Republika Srpska Government in order to sign the contract for this 250 million Euro worth project. As CAPITAL portal learns, the reasons provided in the request are disputes that have been brought up before the BiH Constitutional Court and UNESCO concerning this hydropower plant.
Ljiljana Toholj is the head of Economy Department of the City of Zvornik in BiH. She was also a councilor in the municipality of Mali Zvornik in Serbia until a month ago. Thus, she is among those (few?) who have used statutory opportunities and the system to receive incomes from the budget of two states.
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Zahvaljujući nedostatku Zakona o šumama u Hercegovačko-neretvanskom kantonu, velike površine šume na ovom prostoru - specifično u Rami i Konjicu - se pustoše skoro 15 godina bez ikakvih posljedica. Nova Vlada HNK pod hitno se mora uhvatiti u koštac sa problemom koji je prethodni saziv izbjegavao da riješi.
Iz PU Banjaluka u odgovoru Valteru navode da policijski službenici po izlasku na teren po prijavama oštećenih nisu zaticali šumokradice. To samo pojačava sumnje u ono što tvrde i mještani Podbrđa - da su lokalni policajci u dosluhu sa lopovima i da ih obavještavaju prije policijskog postupanja. Iako su prošle dvije i po godine od krivične prijave tužilaštvu u Banjaluci, predmet je i dalje „u radu“