This, now the 22nd meeting, was organized for the first time in Osijek, in the premises of the Archbishop’s Vicariat. December 2018 Calendar Singapore Although the topic was: “The situation and perspectives of Slavonia,” and the announcement of the arrival of Agriculture Minister Tomislav Tolusic was announced, it seems that local politicians are not too overly willing to converse on this issue with the Church. Namely, instead of the minister, who apologized to the urgent meeting of the narrower Cabinet of the Government of the Republic of Croatia, his assistant Osječanin Krunslav Karalic came to the gathering. Instead of the Mayor Ivan Anušić, who was on Croatian Days in Hvar, his deputies Petar Lagator and Goran Ivanović came and the mayor of Osijek, Ivan Vrkić, sent the Deputy Mayor Žan Gamoš. Nevertheless, Archbishop Hranić emphasized in his introductory speech that politics is an honorable interest.
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It is necessary to take off the stigma of a dysfunctional interest from politics. But, we need politicians free from partial and selfish interests, and those who look not only at the projections of their party. Honor are those who work for the common good. Slavonia deserves such politicians – said Hranic. In his review of the situation in Slavonia, he emphasized that it is clear to everyone that the basic problem of this area is demographic.
The departure and departure wave is not stopped. We are deeply aware that we have not touched the bottom of the crisis. December 2018 Calendar Singapore Young people are still leaving, and where there are no young people, there is no creativity, innovation or development, and such regions continue to be depleted. We need a comprehensive revitalization of Slavonia. Although the main problem is the economy, the other is moral and ethical. Our people out there accept jobs below their qualifications, but they quickly prove and become successful. They would be successful here, but when they do not need political backing for them. In our country, we decide on the political level and who will get the cleaner’s job. This has to change – Hranić said.