Saturday, February 11, 2012
The new mayor was voted in by 12 members of the Council, while 7 were against and one ballot was invalid.
Fran Lulgjuraj replaces his party colleague, Nikola Gegaj who after his resignation was elected MP in the Montenegrin Parliament.
Lulgjuraj told the Pobjeda newspaper that he would work to take care to preserve and improve the level of cooperation with all of Podgorica and Montenegrin municipalities.
He asserted that, "The cooperation is indispensable to the Capital City and all other state institutions of Montenegro. Good things will happen for the region of Podgorica and vice versa," said Lulgjuraj. He also said he would work towards establishing a municipality for Tuzi.
Previously, Lulgjuraj was Titogradska-Tribina journalist, he also taught as a professor at the Gymnasium (High School) of Tuzi. His career included a position as consul general of the Union of Serbia - Montenegro in New York, as well as Deputy President of Podgorica.
His last post was the first secretary of the Embassy of Montenegro in Macedonia. During the past year, Lulgjuraj served no political function be this appointment in Tuzi.
The coalition partners of PSD (DPS), Democratic Union of Albanians and Bosnian Party who lead urban municipality of Tuzi, had warned that it will accept any candidate who would propose PSD.
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