Completion of Restoration Works to the Red Cross Society Building in Sarajevo

20150204_500x333On February 4, 2015 Ambassador Cormack spoke at the closing ceremony marking the successful completion of important restoration works to the Red Cross Society building in Sarajevo, which were carried out with funding from the U.S. Embassy’s Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, in close collaboration with the Commission to Preserve National Monuments and the Red Cross Society of BiH. The U.S. Embassy is very proud to be a committed partner in the Commission’s work. Through the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, we have collaborated on sixteen projects to restore culturally significant monuments throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina since 2001, with the U.S. Embassy contributing a total of over $650,000 to date.