RECEPTION IN HONOUR OF THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY
Belgrade, 7 September 2007 – Their Royal Highnesses Crown
Prince Alexander II, Crown Princess Katherine and Prince Philip hosted last
night a reception for the successful and proven members of our business
community as well as those whose time is yet to come.
The reception was dubbed LET’S IDENTIFY LEADERS FOR THE
Apart from representatives of the state, also present were
bankers, brokers, CEOs, directors and other esteemed individuals –
representatives of domestic and foreign companies that are doing business in
Serbia. These people are today’s or tomorrow’s agents of change, who will move
the economy of our country forward, which is of vital importance for a better
standard of living and thus a brighter future for all our citizens.
This symbolic gathering was initiated by Their Royal
Highnesses to say thanks to those people and give them an opportunity to
establish new business contacts.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander II wished everyone
welcome and addressed the present. Among other things, the Crown Prince
emphasized: “Our country, our people, need individuals of vision, of ideas, of
knowledge, and above all of action, those who initiate changes, open new roads,
expand horizons, and conquer the future. My wife and I are trying very hard, by
our actions, by our activities to encourage the turning towards international
integrations, and to enhance the conscience that the road to progress means
opening up to positive initiatives, the strengthening of the economic potentials
of the country, market stimulation, and new development projects. The goal is to
create new jobs, a greater employment, and larger potential for investing and
The Crown Prince also thanked everyone present in the name of
the young Prince Philip, by saying: “Tonight, Prince Philip is also with us, who
expresses his warm greetings and who – I am sure – belongs to this great
gathering of the creators of the future”.