JULY 2 2009 12:56h
Zagreb’s mayor Milan Bandic has again avoided the question if he will candidate himself for president.
ZAGREB, CROATIA - A day after the unexpected resignation of premier Ivo Sanader, parliamentarians in the Zagreb city government wanted to know how true the speculations are that mayor Milan Bandic will candidate himself for president. However, Bandic once again avoided giving an answer, repeating sentences from yesterday, when he did not want to comment the potential fall of the cabinet.
Even though HSS’s Nenad Matic was not happy with the answer, he said that “time will give an answer by itself”.
Mentioning the alleged heart attack that he suffered yesterday, Bandic told his colleagues that they can see that he is still alive and health. During the drama in the cabinet, the information appeared that Bandic suffered a heart attack. Even though he denied it yesterday, the rumours continued.
Amongst other things, during a meeting, the SDP (Social Democratic Party) member Ivana Mlinar Horvat was interested what is occurring with the competition for renting the city apartments in Sponica-Jelkovec, and HDZ’s (Croatian Democratic Union) Maria Zubovica was interested in the apartments in Podbrezje.
“How many people have returned the keys?” asked the SDP member. Bandic did not give a concrete answer, announcing that the new competition for rent for young people will occur in three weeks time. As he reminded, the Zagreb model for apartment building is his best project, and even though he inherited it, he announced that the apartments in Podbrezje will be a real Zagreb project.
One of the most interesting proposals by city government members was the one by HNS’s (Croatian People’s Party) member Alenka Kosisa Cicin-Sain, who said that a bus line should be implemented at Zagreb’s Jarun which would allow young people to get to the centre of the city late at night.
“If you would ask me, we went out at 8:30pm and returned home with the night tram at 11:30. I would walk to the tram to refresh myself, it was bed for me in the tram. I think that the idea is good, there is not reason for it not to be realised, to link the young with the trams” said Zagreb’s mayor Milan Bandic.