Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Opposition Against Construction of National Football Stadium in Zagreb

ZAGREB, August 22, 2018 - The Zagreb branch of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Wednesday criticised Mayor Milan Bandić's idea to build a national stadium worth 500 million kuna considering that there are much bigger problems that need to be solved at the moment.

Saturday, 21 July 2018

Government Rejects Allegations about Misplaced Spending Priorities

ZAGREB, July 21, 2018 - The Croatian government has dismissed as incorrect and malicious insinuations recently made in the public which create a false impression that the state does not have money for medicines for children, but it does have money for a national stadium, the government said in a press release on Saturday, adding that those claims were not based on facts and recalling that this year the state would allocate approximately 1.3 billion kuna for particularly expensive medications, an increase of 85% from 2015.

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Government Promises More Funds for Sports Infrastructure

ZAGREB, July 19, 2018 - Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković opened a government session on Thursday by congratulating once again the national football team on winning the silver medal at the World Cup in Russia, noting that the government was willing to take part in efforts to find the best possible solution for a national stadium but without ignoring the football infrastructure in Split, Rijeka and Osijek.

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Minister: National Football Stadium Necessary as Soon as Possible

ZAGREB, July 18, 2018 - Croatian State Assets Minister Goran Marić said on Wednesday that building a national football stadium was necessary and that this must be done as soon as possible.