06 February 2019 - The Government of Montenegro has recently adopted the Decision on the opening of the Consulate of Montenegro in Durban, South Africa, headed by Vidoje Čavor.
Durban is the third most populous city in South Africa—after Johannesburg and Cape Town—and the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. Located on the east coast of South Africa, Durban is famous for being the busiest port in the country. It is also seen as one of the major centres of tourism.
"The headquarters in Durban and the consular jurisdiction for the entire territory of the South African Republic will give a new impulse to strengthen the relations of the two countries and further protect the interests of Montenegrin citizens in that territory," the Government stated in a recent report.
Also, the Government adopted a decision to appoint Vidoje Čavor as honorary consul of Montenegro in Durban, South African Republic, with jurisdiction over the entire territory of the South African Republic.
Opening the Consulate in Durban is an important step in further strengthening bilateral relations between the South African Republic and Montenegro.
The Government hopes that Čavor’s outstanding professional experience and knowledge of Montenegro will significantly contribute to fulfilling the common goals and achieving further progress in economic, social and cultural cooperation.
The Consulate in Durban will be opened with the goal to strengthen relations between Montenegro and the South African Republic. The Consulate will provide assistance and services to the Montenegrin citizens in the South African Republic related to consular matters.