Workers demand that RS government urgently decide on Mofas’ fate

12.10.2021. / 17:19

EAST SARAJEVO – Workers of “Mofas” gathered again today in East Sarajevo and asked the Government of Republika Srpska to react faster and to find a solution for starting production by the end of this week, because the deadline for the court to decide on the bankruptcy of that factory is approaching.

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The president of the trade union organization “Mofasa”, Zoran Lazarević, said that they had no information whether and what the RS Government had decided regarding the further fate of that factory.

“They had a meeting with the majority owners who offered their share for sale, but for 15 days now we have no information about what the government has decided about that. We met today to warn again that we must react faster, that the day is approaching when the court will decide on the bankruptcy of the factory, and if no solution is found this week, we are afraid that next week it will be too late. “, said Lazarevic.

Today, the mayor of East Sarajevo, Ljubisa Cosic, and the mayor of East New Sarajevo, Jovan Katic, interrogated the workers of “Mofas”, about 50 of them, and promised them that they would ask the Government to react faster and make a decision on the fate of “Mofas” as soon as possible.

“The workers will meet again on Thursday in front of the factory, the Government is sitting that day and we do not intend to disperse until we receive a response from the Government.”, Lazarevic pointed out.

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We remind you that the company “Mofas” was formed six years ago by the Government of RS with investors from Germany and Tešanj on the property of the former giant “Famos”.

In the newly formed company, 49% is owned by “Famos”, which is majority owned by RS, the company “Paul Bernhardt” has two percent, its owner Otte Dirk has 24 percent, while Šefik Husaković from Tešanj has 25 percent.

These investors recently announced the liquidation of the company, which the workers oppose and call for The government to help.

CAPITAL announced that The Government of the Republika Srpska is negotiating with the co-owners of “Mofas” from East Sarajevo on the purchase of their share in this company, to prevent bankruptcy.

CAPITAL: Svjetlana Šurlan

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