Dear fellow citizens,
We would like to inform you that, due to the state of emergency caused by the spread of the COVID 19 virus, traveling to Bosnia and Herzegovina is not recommended. Following the decisions of the competent authorities, all citizens traveling from abroad must spend 14 days in a collective accommodation in a quarantine after entering Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In order to protect your own health as well as health of others, we recommend that all travels be delayed until further notice. The Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Ottawa has taken the necessary steps to try to extend the stay in Canada of citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina whose permitted period of stay expires, until the state of emergency ceases.
The Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina will continue to provide services to our citizens. Please note that access to Embassy premises, including Consular section, is limited to the emergency cases. In this regard, in addition to regular contacts of the Embassy, there is also an emergency telephone number that our citizens can use to contact the Embassy.
Emergency telephone number: +1 613 203 5827
We remain at your disposal for any kind of assistance and support, within the jurisdiction of the Embassy.
Holiday Dinner Reception
At the invitation of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, the Ambassador Marko Milisav with his spouse attended a Holiday Dinner Reception organized in the honour of the Heads of Diplomatic Missions in Ottawa. At the Holiday Dinner Reception that took place on December 17, 2019. at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Québec, the Right Honourable Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau was present.
The Ambassador Marko Milisav with the spouse and the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada (centre)
The 800th Anniversary of the Serbian Orthodox Church's Autocephaly at the Diocese of Canada
On November 3, 2019., in the ceremonial hall of St. George (Waterloo), organized by the Diocese of Canada, was celebrated the 800th anniversary of the Serbian Orthodox Church's autocephaly.
This solemn ceremony began with the Holy Eucharistic Liturgy at Holy Trinity Church in Kitchener served by His Holiness Mr. Mitrofan, Bishop of the Diocese of the Canadian Serbian Orthodox Church, based in Milton, and retired Bishop of Slavonia, Sava with a large number of the priests from Ontario and Quebec. read more
Ambassador Marko Milisav presented Letters of Credence to the Julie Payette, the Governor General of Canada
Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Canada, Marko Milisav on September 9, 2019 with ceremonial honours presented the Letters of Credence to Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada.
After the ceremony, the Ambassador Marko Milisav with his spouse had the opportunity at a special meeting to speak with the Governor General about relations between Canada and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the possibilities for deepening collaboration between the two countries. The meeting emphasized that Canada and Bosnia and Herzegovina have good and amicable cooperation both bilateral and multilateral, and that there are no open issues that would test relations between the two countries.
The Ambassador Milisav expressed his gratitude on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the role Canada has played in the process of establishing and maintaining peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and especially for its assistance in the demining process that continues today.
Ambassador Milisav emphasized the need for increased economic cooperation and trade as a deepening of relations at the political à propos diplomatic representation level, and expressed his full readiness to make a full contribution to the achievement of these goals through personal engagement.