Wednesday, 19 April 2017
Sixth Sitting of the Committee on the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region
At the sitting held on 19 April, the members of the Committee on the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region discussed the organization of the exhibition “Jasenovac – the Right to Remembrance”, 28 April – 10 May 2017, in the Central Hall of the National Assembly House. The exhibition is to be co-organized by the Committee on the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region and the Committee on the Rights of the Child.
Ljiljana Niksic, Head of the Department of Migration Policy and Diaspora at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, informed the attending that the initiative to organize the exhibition was launched by the Serbian and Jewish academic community and that revealing the truth about Jasenovac is a historic mission for everyone. Niksic stressed that it is Serbia’s duty to protect the culture of the Serbian people’s sufferings and that the crimes committed in Jasenovac are a historic fact.
The sitting was chaired by Committee Chairman MA Ivan Kostic, and attended by the following Committee members and deputy members: Blaza Knezevic, MA Jadranka Jovanovic, Miodrag Linta, Aleksandar Cotric, Prim. Dr Vlado Babic, Dr Ljubinko Rakonjac, Vladimir Djuric and Dejan Veljkovic.
Committees related to this activity
10.00 - continuation of the Ninth Special Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 11th legislature (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square)
12.00 - press conference of the MPs of the Serbian Radical Party Parliamentary Group (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)