At its 16th session, the Council for Economic Development of the Municipality of Bijelo Polje discussed the Program of Measures for Stimulating Sustainable and Rural Development for 2022 and the Program of Measures for Stimulating the Development of Agriculture for 2022.

After an extensive and comprehensive discussion of the Council members and analysis of all the advantages and challenges of such proposed acts programs were adopted, with the recommendation that they should be sent to the Municipal Assembly for adoption.

The Council's recommendation is that these programs should be better promoted, with special emphasis on rural areas.

Secretary of the Council for Economic Development Dalibor Đogovic presented the Report on the work of the Office for Local Economic Development for 2021. year, with reference to the status of the Strategic Development Plan of the Municipality for the period 2022-2026. year, as well as the Capital Investment Plan for the period 2022-2026. year.

It was concluded that at the upcoming events held in Bijelo Polje, agricultural products from Bijelo Polje should be promoted more through the holding of an agricultural fair,  considering the possibility of branding certain products.

The session discussed the current economic situation and the difficulties caused by the increase in the price of basic raw materials for production.

In addition to the members of the Council, the session was attended by Slobodan Jelic, Secretary of the Secretariat for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, and Jasmin Corovic, Secretary of the Secretariat for Rural and Sustainable Development.