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The Association of Consulting Engineers of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ACE BH) with the support of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) and under the auspices of the Ministry of Transport and Communications organised the 4th BiH Congress on Roads which was held on the 18th and 19th September in Sarajevo.
Edin Begovic, Roughton’s Director and Regional Manager for the Eastern European business and Tom Falconer, Graduate Engineer from Roughton’s head office in the UK, attended this important Road Congress in Sarajevo.
The Congress was opened by Sanjin Arifagic (Head of the SEE 2020 Coordination Unit), Kresimir Saravanja (ACE BH), Damir Hadzic (Minister of Communication and Transport BiH), Christophe Nicodeme (European Road Federation General Director), Esref Gacanin (President of ACE BiH), Ensad Karic (PC Motorways of FB&H, Director General) and Dusan Topic (PC Motorways of RS, Director General).
Special guests of the opening ceremony were the British and Greek Ambassadors to Bosnia and Herzegovina, HE Edward Ferguson, and HE Karolos Gadis as well as Mr Triantafyllos Papatriantafyllou, Director General of the Department of Foreign Transport from the Ministry for Infrastructure, Transport and Networks of Greece.
In line with RCC’s SEE 2020 strategy, the conference provided a platform for a discussion on the planning and development of the road transport system, management, construction, maintenance, protection of the environment, road safety and the financing of the transport sector.
Roughton joined congress participants from 10 European countries, including representatives of the ministries responsible for road transport, professional international associations and agencies, and regional organisations and academia.
The information about Roughton’s projects and fields of expertise was also available at UKTI’s stand at the conference.
(Also see www.rcc.int website)