Mandate for five new representatives of local tourist boards of Zadar County confirmed

first_imgThe 2nd Assembly of the Zadar County Tourist Board was held in the Zadar City Hall, at which the mandate for five new representatives of local tourist boards was confirmed: Sofija Torbarina Ruljančić (Sukošan Municipality Tourist Board), Tomislav Mikulić, (Bibinje Municipality Tourist Board), Ivan Perinić (Vrsi Municipality Tourist Board) ), Boris Lonić (Kukljica Municipality Tourist Board) and Toni Antišin (Preko Municipality Tourist Board).   When we talk about Zadar County, it is important to point out that last year a new brand identity of Zadar County was presented, as well as a recent important survey conducted in 2018 on tourists using low-cost airlines who stayed in Zadar County. Find out more in the attachment. Zadar County Prefect Božidar Longin announced the recent official opening of the Gaženica port passenger terminal, which should bring a new qualitative step forward to our tourism, and especially stressed the importance of the recently signed tripartite agreement to expand Zadar Airport capacity, including runway extension, construction of a new parking lot and expansion. passenger buildings. The project is worth almost 500 million kuna, and the project documentation is being prepared. Golden pen in Zadar County  RELATED NEWS: Zadar County and the city of Zadar will host the event “Golden Pen”, which will be held from 4-7. April 2019. On this occasion, the Croatian National Tourist Board will gather the best foreign tourist journalists and directors of CNTB offices and award the best reports. The event will be held during the “Tuna & Sushi Festival”, so the participants of the “Golden Pen” will visit the Festival.  The presentation emphasized, among other things, the key points of product development with the greatest development potential (cultural and experiential, active, rural, nautical), the continuation of new long-term product development projects and additional offers (Development of cyclo-tourist destination, Development of regional Destination Management company) and the project Labeling quality in family accommodation “Welcome” which currently has about 300 members.  The director of the Zadar County Tourist Board, Mihaela Kadija, stated that the total revenues in 2018 amounted to HRK 7.066.000, which is 3% more than planned. The largest part of 65% is income from the sojourn tax in the amount of HRK 5.599.000. When the transferred revenues from previous years are added to that, the Community had a total of HRK 8.683.000 at its disposal. Total expenses were realized in the amount of HRK 6.877.000. At the end of 2018, a surplus of revenues of HRK 1.806.000 was generated, which is necessary, as every year, for the functioning of the office and the execution of activities in the first six months until the beginning of the inflow of revenues in the summer months. Attachment: Report on the work program of the Zadar County Tourist Board for 2018 RESEARCH: THE SUN AND THE SEA ARE NO LONGER THE MAIN MOTIVE FOR THE ARRIVAL OF TOURISTS IN ZADAR AND ZADAR COUNTY NEW MEMBERS OF ZADAR COUNTY TU TOURIST COUNCIL ELECTEDlast_img read more

Lawmakers defend Health Minister from Jokowi’s criticism

first_img“Pak Jokowi wasn’t completely correct about [the budget disbursement]. It’s a pity for the minister,” commission chairwoman Felly Estelita Runtuwene said after the hearing.Read also: Jokowi uses reshuffle threat to spur Cabinet into actionThe NasDem Party politician explained that while the COVID-19 budget for the health sector had increased from Rp 75 trillion to Rp 87.55 trillion, of the total, only Rp 25.73 trillion was managed by the Health Ministry.Of the Rp 25.73 trillion, Felly said Rp 1.503 trillion had been allocated for COVID-19 test kits, Rp 33.53 billion for laboratory services, Rp 21.86 trillion for health services, Rp 136 billion for pharmacy and medical devices, Rp 1.96 trillion for health workers and Rp 229.75 billion for public health programs. Lawmakers in the House of Representatives Commission IX, which oversees health care, have defended Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto over President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s criticism of low spending on the health sector amid the country’s struggle to contain COVID-19.In a video of a closed-door Cabinet meeting on June 18, published by the Presidential Secretariat on Monday, Jokowi threatened to reshuffle his ministers for their slow outbreak response. He specifically called out the Health Ministry for having spent only 1.53 percent of its Rp 75 trillion (U$ 5.2 billion) budget.House Commission IX members held a hearing with Terawan on Monday morning and asked the minister about the criticism. They decided that the President’s criticism was “not completely correct”. “Of that total, only Rp 1.96 trillion is on the ministry’s DIPA [budget execution lists] and 17.6 percent has been spent; Rp 331.29 billion for health workers’ incentives and Rp 14.1 billion for compensation for the death of health workers,” she said.She added that the rest of the budget was still being reviewed by the Finance Ministry.“It is not included in the Health Ministry’s DIPA, so it can’t be spent yet.”[RA:;Frontline health workers left waiting for promised stimulus::https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2020/05/22/frontline-health-workers-left-waiting-for-promised-stimulus.html]The rest of the Rp 87.55 trillion allocated for the health sector was managed by the Finance Ministry and the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), she added.“However, we will keep an eye on the Health Ministry’s spending, which indeed isn’t optimal.”Golkar Party lawmaker Melki Laka Lena echoed Felly’s sentiments.”The President’s speech on low spending in the health sector must be seen in the right context,” the said commission’s deputy chairman.Topics :last_img read more

Pat Pimm resigns from caucus after being arrested

first_imgThis press release was just sent out by the Province of B.C.  We will have more on this shortly- Advertisement -Statement from B.C. Government Caucus Chair, MLA Ron Cantelon:Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm has resigned from Caucus and resigned his parliamentary secretary post effectively immediately.Mr. Pimm was involved in a domestic incident Sunday night and was taken into custody by the Fort St. John RCMP. He was released Monday morning.The Government Caucus will review the matter once the legal process has unfolded.Advertisement I am very proud to serve the constituents of Peace River North and will continue to work hard to represent their interests in Victoria. Statement from Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm:Last night, I was involved in a dispute with my wife, that led to police involvement, and I was held in custody overnight.I have decided to take a leave from Caucus and resign my Parliamentary Secretary post effective immediately.It’s time for me to work on family and personal issues.Advertisementcenter_img UPDATE:  We have just posted more information about this story.  Click here to see the update.last_img read more

Manchester United 10/11 favourites to secure Europa League glory – Coral DD

first_imgCoral’s Simon Clare joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest sporting odds.Manchester United will travel to Celta Vigo in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday night.United are 10/11 favourites to win the competition, with Celta Vigo priced at 11/2 and the other semi-finalists, Lyon and Ajax, 13/5 and 5/1 respectively.Coral is the official betting partner of the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfastlast_img