ADŽNovember 26, 20201min5


After the agreement with the RS Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veterans’ and Social Affairs and finding the legal possibility the member of Niš City Parliament Jasmina Barać Perović will be provided with an assistant for the needs of her engagement in the work of Niš City Parliament. If the members of Niš City Parliament vote on the change of the Decision on Remuneration of MPs, Presidents and Members of Working Bodies at the upcoming session scheduled for November 30, 2020, it will provide for MP Jasmina Barać Perović a monthly allowance to pay an assistant.  The reconstruction of the sanitary block in the building of City of Niš Administration is in progress in order to adjust it to the living conditions for people with disabilities. The works are being carried out with the help of the Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veterans’ and Social Affairs. The City of Niš has successfully implemented the project of adapting streets and crossings in the city center for people with disabilities, which recently earned the recognition of the Protector of Citizens.


ADŽNovember 25, 20201min7

On the occasion of November 25 – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski sent a message to all women: “Do not accept fake life – report violence. You are not alone. Courage and determination must be our weapons and defense against violence. The competent institutions must not allow violence to go unpunished. We must report violence together “.


ADŽNovember 25, 20201min8

The budget of the City of Niš will be reduced by 165 794 190 dinars compared to the current budget and will amount to 11 198 029507 dinars, i.e., it will be reduced by 1.46 %. This is the first rebalance this year and it was necessary due to the corona virus pandemic. The proposed rebalance reduced the funds of the Office for Local Economic Development and Projects by 310 million dinars due to the impossibility of implementing certain programs this year due to the pandemic and increased allocations for public transport by 277 million dinars and the employment of pregnant women by five million dinars. Public Utility Company Gorica will take over the maintenance of the greenery in the cemeteries from next year, and Public Utility Company for Billing of the fees for communal services will collect the costs for the delivered water. The city will reconstruct the Kulište thermal baths in Niška Banja Spa. City of Niš will start preparing local anti-corruption programs.


ADŽNovember 24, 20203min9

Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development Branko Ružić, Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski and the representatives of the European Investment Bank attended the opening of a multi-functional laboratory at the Niš Electronic Faculty and toured the Science and Technology Park. “The best invested money is the money invested in knowledge, education, in young and talented people, in research and development,” said PM Brnabić. She reminded that three science and technology parks were opened in Serbia: in Novi Sad, Čačak and Niš, and that “a new backbone of development, driving engine of development and new economy of the Republic of Serbia and a completely new Serbian society” was created. The goal of the Government of Serbia is to raise the productivity and competitiveness of the economy by investing in new technologies, young people, their creativity and innovation. Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski pointed out that it was time for a new chapter of the Electronic Faculty, but also the new chapter for Niš as the city. “At that time you educated numerous electronics engineers who gained their professional experience in the halls of the Electronic Industry, helping our city to be a center of electronics at that time. Today, with your students and professors Niš is a city of advanced technologies. The science and technology park that the state opened this year in Niš, the Electronic Faculty with a multipurpose laboratory and a startup center are making a step forward and opening a new chapter in the history of our city, “the Mayor stated. She thanked the state for recognizing Niš as a place of development of the IT sector, invested funds and enabled young creative people to be educated, to work and help their city and thus the whole country to be better. The Science and Technology Park, the Faculty of Electronics and the University of Niš, by cooperating, create a good business environment for the arrival of investors in our city. The City of Niš is a partner in this project and we are very proud that we helped build the supporting infrastructure and thus helped the new laboratory of the Electronic Faculty to be opened today, the Mayor pointed out. The state has invested around 20 million euros in the NTP and the new laboratory of the Electronic Faculty.


ADŽNovember 23, 20201min8

Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski, together with Mayors of Kragujevac and Kraljevo, met with the RS Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Mr. Tomislav Momirović to discuss capital infrastructure projects in these three cities. The discussion was focused on the beginning of construction of apartments for the employees of Serbian Army and Police Forces at the location Ardija along Somborski boulevard, the relocation of the railway from the city center, completion of project documentation for wastewater treatment plant and opening of the highway exit to Niška Banja.


ADŽNovember 22, 20201min8

The highest representatives of the Serbian people from the homeland and all the regions where the Serbian people live attended the Funeral Rite of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej. The Funeral Liturgy, Funeral Rite and Burial were attended by the President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić, Serbian Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Milorad Dodik, President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dačić, Prime Minister of the Serbian Government Ana Brnabić, Prime Minister-designate of Montenegro Zdravko Krivokapić. On this occasion Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski paid her respects to the late Serbian Patriarch Irinej as well.  The citizens of Niš received the news of the death of Patriarch Irinej, who was on the throne of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the previous 10 years, with great sadness. Until the election for the Patriarch he was the head of the Niš Eparchy for  35 years.


ADŽNovember 21, 20201min8

Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski attended the commemoration of the late Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Irinej in Holy Trinity Church in Niš and signed the book of condolences. Mayor Sotirovski wrote in the book of condolences: “Your Holiness, we will remember you for the gentle and wise word that taught us to build and renew, believe and respect, rejoice and be proud. May God grant you heaven and eternal peace and rest your soul where the righteous rest. Amen!”

Niš City Mayor

Dragana Sotirovski


ADŽNovember 20, 20201min28

The decision to declare a state of emergency enables the city to act more efficiently and urgently and take additional measures to protect the health of the population in relation to the adopted measures that are valid on the entire territory of the Republic of Serbia, said Niš City Mayor and the Commander of City of Niš Team for Emergency Situation Management Dragana Sotirovski. As a guest on TV Station Bellamie the Mayor explained the measures adopted by City of Niš Team for Emergency Situation Management calling on citizens to cooperate in the joint fight against the contagious corona virus disease. The decision on the emergency situation on the territory of Niš was made due to the increased number of infected people in the city and the expert epidemiological assessment of the spread of the infectious disease in this part of Serbia.


ADŽNovember 20, 20201min50

It is with great sadness that we have received the news of the death of His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej. The grief for our fellow citizen and our Bishop, who had been the Bishop of Nis Eparchy for 35 years before he was elected Serbian Patriarch, is felt not only by Orthodox believers, but by all citizens of Niš. I express my deepest condolences to the Serbian Orthodox Church and all Orthodox believers sharing with them the grief and sadness for such a great loss. He will be remembered for his kindness, wisdom and moderation, as someone who always had a word of consolation for all of us, someone who knew how to reconcile quarreling parties,  how to encourage, inspire and motivate. With his arrival, the Eparchy of Niš begins its rise, churches and monasteries are being renovated and built, old and forgotten customs are being renewed. His Holiness, our Patriarch, our Bishop – remains with us.

Niš City Mayor

Dragana Sotirovski


ADŽNovember 19, 20201min21

At the meeting between Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski and the director of Water Management Company Srbijavode Mr. Goran Puzović the readiness for cooperation and partnership in future projects was expressed. The Mayor and her associates presented to the representatives of PWMC Srbijavode the plans and priorities of the city for the realization of which it is necessary to have the understanding and support from PWMC Srbijavode. The mentioned projects are the location for new whole sale market in the old Nišava riverbed, other non-flooded locations owned by Srbijavode, the construction of the Vrežina bridge over the Nišava River, the development of the quay, but also the requests of potential investors for the construction of residential complexes on the banks of the rivers. The two sides agreed that the joint working group should work on resolving all open issues that were of common interest to the two sides, as well as on defining procedures in resolving them. The representatives of PWMC Srbijavode expressed their readiness to provide to the city all the necessary professional and technical assistance in the realization of the city’s plans in the coming period.