Tihomir Oreskovic

New Croatian PM assumes office

New Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic took over the office from his predecessor Tihomir Oreskovic on late Wednesday night after 91 lawmakers voted for the new government, 45 voted against...

Gov't: Some progress made in implementation of reforms

Certain steps forward have been made in the implementation of the National Reform Programme for this year, but due to limited activities of the caretaker government there was no significant...

Ministry to invite applications for Hina Steering Council's members

The outgoing cabinet of Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Wednesday adopted a draft of tender inviting applications for four positions of the five-member Steering Council of Croatia's...

Outgoing PM says provides new gov't with good starting position

Outgoing Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said on Wednesday that his cabinet was leaving the new government with a good starting position, underlining the need to pursue fiscal discipline,...

President, PM meet PricewaterhouseCoopers delegation

Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and caretaker Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Tuesday separately received a delegation of the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) company for talks on the...

Plenkovic says caretaker gov't should deal with EC's warning

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) president Andrej Plenkovic said on Friday that a warning the European Commission gave Croatia, for not having transposed into its laws an EU directive aimed at...

Outgoing PM says will continue career in business

Asked by the press how he saw regional politics and who were Croatia's main partners and allies in regional politics, Oreskovic said that Croatia, as the newest member of the European Union and a...

PM and minister wish best to Croatian Police on their day

Croatia's Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic and Interior Minister Vlaho Orepic on Thursday sent letters of congratulations to the national police forces that mark Police Day on September 29, the...

Croatia gov't identifies 15 projects for Juncker investment scheme

The caretaker government led by Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Wednesday adopted a report on the implementation of the Investment Plan for Europe outlined by European Commission President...

Oreskovic: Cooperation with Serbia in tackling refugee crisis excellent

Croatia cooperates excellently with Serbia in efforts to solve the refugee crisis and is prepared for a scenario of of opening a new route of migration via Bosnia and Herzegovina, although this is...

Merkel meets Balkan leaders to discuss migrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, stung by several setbacks at the ballot box over her refugees policy, was due in Vienna Saturday for potentially tense talks with the leaders of countries along...

Caretaker gov't grants collateral to Brodotrogir shipyard

The caretaker government on Wednesday held a conference call at which it decided to grant collateral in the amount of EUR 22.9 million to the Hrvatska Brodogradnja Trogir shipbuilding company,...

Oreskovic says today maybe new beginning for EU

Croatia's caretaker Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic on Friday participated in a European Union summit in Bratislava and said afterwards that the messages at the meeting were positive and that...

FinMin: Budget almost balanced, expenditures under control

At its first session after Sunday's snap parliamentary election, the caretaker government on Wednesday adopted a report on budget execution in the first half of the year. Finance Minister Zdravko...

PM wishes his successor to be brave

After voting in Sunday's early parliamentary election, Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said his successor should be brave.