ADŽJanuary 15, 20211min5

Niš Police Department responded to the Letter from Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski in which she asked them to state what the Traffic Police needed in the equipment and what were the “black spots” in the city that needed to be regulated in order to improve traffic safety. Niš PD proposed the installation of protective pedestrian fences on city streets where it was possible to develop higher speeds such as boulevard-type streets, as well as a speed control cameras. At the session of the City of Niš Council for Traffic Safety it was concluded that dividing islands in the middle of the street roadway and protective fences would be set up in Knjaževačka Street and at several locations in the city. An order was also given for the development of a project-technical task for the installation of surveillance cameras. The  City of Niš Traffic Safety Council will meet once a month to monitor and analyze the traffic safety on the streets in Niš.


ADŽJanuary 13, 20211min10

New benches have been set up on central city square in the part that was completed in accordance with the urban planning project. After the completion of the Fortress Bridge the same type of benches will be set up there as well. The benches with slots accompanied with trees and “drop by drop” micro-irrigation system and underground lighting will be placed at the central city square between the newly built fountain and the monument dedicated to Petar Bojović.


ADŽJanuary 13, 20211min7

Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski visited the flood affected areas in the Nišava and South Morava River basins last night and early this morning.  Seven households located at Vrežina Bridge are affected by floods and the bridge is closed for traffic.  The River Nišava threatened to endanger Medijana spring. The river is now stagnant and it is declining in the area of Bela Palanka. The residents of Medoševac and volunteers who organized themselves through social networks, about 200 of them, are filling sandbags to strengthen the embankments. According to the locals this level of the Nišava River was last recorded in 1974. It is critical in Popovac and Lalinac. Mechanization was engaged in Trupale since the water entered the yards and threatened to flood the interior of the houses.


ADŽJanuary 12, 20211min6

The water from the city water supply system is safe to drink and it is confirmed by Niš Institute for Public Health and the Republic Sanitary Inspection, said Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski. “Depending on the condition of the springs and the purity of the water they are gradually being included in the system and the citizens should not worry about the water supply,” the Mayor told reporters. The teams of PUC Naisus are in the field and the water quality control has been intensified, Mayor noted. Drinking water tanks have been sent to critical places in the higher parts of the city area. Water quality is also controlled in rural water supply systems.  Niš City Council Member Miroslav Djokić told reporters that extraordinary flood protection measures are in force for the area of South Morava River and that the areas of Mezgraja, Donja Toponica, Trupale and Popovac are endangered, and the bridge towards Lalinac is closed. Teams are working in the field to eliminate the consequences of the storm.


ADŽJanuary 12, 20211min8

“I am appealing to the citizens of Niš to apply through e-government for vaccination in order to stop the pandemic and “bid farewell” to the corona virus, said Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski inviting citizens to register for the vaccination.  “Let’s welcome New Year 2021 according to the Julian calendar with dignity, respecting all epidemiological measures and with our close families”, as Mayor Sotirovski said in her statement  to the press reiterating that there would be no organized celebrations.


ADŽJanuary 11, 20211min11

The City Team for Emergency Situation Management declared a state of emergency due to natural disasters caused by last night’s storm. Heavy rains caused turbidity of all springs for water supply in Niš which was why they were disconnected from the water supply system. Water supply is provided from the Mediana spring, which is why the users in the higher parts of the city, if the turbidity persists, will be left without water. The city is undertaking measures to normalize water supply. The water in Niš water supply system is of good quality, chemically and biologically correct, and the control of water quality in the system has been intensified by the competent institutions and PUC Naissus as it was said at the session of the City Team for Emergency Situation Management. The on-call teams are monitoring the condition of the watercourses and eliminating the consequences of the storm. The on-call teams of power supply company are eliminating faults in the electricity network in the areas where the power supply to the users was interrupted. Landslides are being repaired.


ADŽJanuary 11, 20211min17

Ceremonial session of the City of Niš Assembly and the laying of wreaths at the Monument to the Liberators marked the Day of Liberation of Niš from the Turks. At the ceremonial session of Niš City Assembly the Deputy Mayor Dušica Davidović and the President of Niš City Assembly Boban Džunić presented the highest recognition of the City, the January 11th Award to Mr. Miloje Branković, a prominent businessman from Niš and honorary consul of the Republic of Hungary in Niš, as well as to Mr. Novica S. Randjelović, professor, economic historian and publicist. The 11th January Award was posthumously handed over to the family of the deceased Saša Seferović, an anesthetist, a fighter on the front line against coronavirus. The awarded teams are the Health Care Center Niš and the music ensemble Lutajuća Srca.


ADŽJanuary 11, 20212min17

Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski sent the Letter to Niš Police Department in which she asked  for an overview of the needs of the Traffic Police in Niš in the field of traffic safety as soon as possible. She requested a list of necessary equipment and possible locations where the stationary equipment would be placed, as well as a list of “black spots” on city streets with a proposal of concrete measures for the prevention of traffic accidents. The latest events in Niš, in which two of our fellow citizens, including a twelve-year-old boy, died in a car accident on Mediana Boulevard, are the reason for the urgent reaction of the city and the police and for raising cooperation to a higher level. The letter states that the city fulfills the obligations from the Strategy of Traffic Safety on the Roads in Niš for period 2017-2021 and the Action Plan for the implementation of the Strategy, but that it is ready to, if necessary, immediately complement them in accordance with possible changes in indicators and priorities in the field of raising the level of traffic safety in the city. According to Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski some of the priorities were defined at the recent joint meeting of the city leadership and the Head of the Niš Police Department, and if necessary, the city and the police will launch joint initiatives with the competent republic authorities. According to the Mayor our common goal is to achieve a high level of traffic safety, which is in the interest of every citizens, i.e., traffic participants individually.


ADŽJanuary 11, 20211min17

I would like to extend my congratulations to the people of Niš on the Day of Liberation of the city from the Turks and the day when Niš was joined to the motherland of Serbia. Congratulations to the winners of the highest recognition of the City of Niš, the Award  January 11th, to Mr. Miloje Branković,  a distinguished businessman and honorary consul of the Republic of Hungary in Niš, Mr. Novica S. Randjelovic, professor, economic historian and publicist, to the family of the late anesthetist Mr. Saša Seferović, who fought  on the front line against coronavirus at the Clinical Center Niš, the employees and management of the Health Center Niš and the music ensemble Lutajuća Srca.

Niš City Mayor

Dragana Sotirovski


ADŽJanuary 8, 20211min17

Niš City Mayor Dragana Sotirovski and the City Municipality Pantelej President Nataša Stanković handed over the donation from the company Olimpias Knitting Serbia in blankets, winter caps and scarves to the users of the Gerontology Center in Niš. The donation is the result of cooperation between the City of Nis, the City Municipality Pantelej and the Italian company that operates on the territory of that city municipality, said Niš City Mayor. “We decided to direct this donation to the Gerontology Center because of the difficult situation that the social care institution had in the previous year due to the pandemic and that will still mean something to the users in the winter months,” said Mayor Sotirovski. This is an example of how foreign socially responsible companies can be helpful to Niš citizens with products that are made in Niš, the Mayor noted.