Nišić: We will provide and house the families of those who died from the fire in Bar

"What I just want to inform the public is that in the communication with the Prime Minister, I really received absolute authority to do everything necessary for those families to be adequately cared for."

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Nišić, Photo: Flickr Government of Montenegro
Nišić, Photo: Flickr Government of Montenegro
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The Government of Montenegro and the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare will place the families of those who died in the tragic fire in one of their institutions dealing with social and child protection, announced the Minister of Labor and Social Welfare, Naida Nišić.

In a press release, she stated that those facilities had been prepared last night as far as food and heating were concerned, as well as everything needed to make the families feel safe.

"What their wish really was, and what we are obliged to respect, is to follow their feeling, that as soon as the conditions are created, i.e. after the funeral, they will be placed in our public institution, where they will stay as long as we and the Municipality Bar, that is, the representatives of the Municipality of Bar and the Government of Montenegro, that is, the relevant Ministry and the Center for Social Work, do not adequately agree on how to resolve their issue in the long term," the minister's statement reads.

She said that yesterday they witnessed a serious tragedy that befell Montenegro, that is, the city of Bar. What they, as they stated, communicated together with the Prime Minister of the Government of Montenegro and the entire Government is to be very moderate with a special sensibility when it comes to this topic, and at the same time to provide absolute support to the families as much as in general at this moment they would could comfort them.

The minister was on the ground with her team last night, where she will be today and is in constant communication with the Center for Social Work in Bar, as well as with all services of the Municipality of Bar, the statement confirms.

"What I just want to inform the public is that in the communication with the Prime Minister, I really received absolute authority to do everything necessary for those families to be adequately taken care of. Once again, I emphasize, we follow their sensibility, respecting their feelings regarding the tragedy they suffered," she announced. is Nišić.

"I emphasize that in addition to temporarily housing and providing families with everything necessary, from Monday we will work strategically with the Municipality of Bar, the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights, we as the relevant Ministry, and of course the Prime Minister of Montenegro, who will to be adequately informed, and whose support we have, as well as the other members of the Government, so that surely the support of the families of the victims, from the Government of Montenegro, will not be lacking", the announcement concludes.

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