Meeting with directors of the Institute for the Protection of the Cultural, Historical and Natural Heritage of BiH and representatives of religious communities held on 5 September 2002 during the 4th session.
Due to the previously taken obligations, Dubravko Lovrenović and Tina Wik, members of the Commission, did not attend the meeting. The meeting was attended by: Radenko Ilić, director of the Republic Institute from Banja Luka; Munib Buljina, executive officer in the Institute for protection of cultural-historical and natural heritage in Sarajevo canton; Mijo Franković, director of the Institute for protection of cultural-historical and natural heritage in Tuzla canton; Zijad Demirović, director of the Institute for protection of cultural-historical and natural heritage in Hercegovačko-neretvanski canton; Anton Rahel, assistant director in the Institute for protection of cultural-historical and natural heritage in BiH; Jasmina Eminagić, associate for legal affairs in the Institute for protection of cultural-historical and natural heritage in Sarajevo canton; Nikolaj, Metropolitan of dabro-bosnia; Danilo Nikolić, president of the Jewish municipality in Sarajevo; and Fatima Šišić, professional associates in the Center for Islamic architecture.
The Chairperson and members of the Commission informed the attendees with the authorizations and Commission’s work, especially pointed to the public of work and documents of the Commission. The purpose of this meeting was to improve cooperation between the Commission and Institutes for Protection of Cultural-Historical and Natural Heritage, as well as between the Commission and the religious communities. Numerous suggestions and proposals related to the future cooperation have been presented in that course.
All attendees agreed that a cooperation of the Institutes and religious communities with the Commission is necessary in the procedure of making decisions on designation the properties as national monuments. They convinced that they would enable associates from the Commission to collect necessary documents, in accordance with the Law. By that occasion, directors of the Institutes mentioned the information related to the difficult financial situation in those institutions, which significantly reduces their capabilities for giving technical support to the Commission. They suggested Commission to try to improve that condition in the scope of the authorities of the Commission.
The Criteria for making decision on designation of the property as national monument and proposal of the form for designation of the property as national monument that have been previously adopted by the Commission , were presented at the meeting. No one of the attendees did have remarks to these documents.