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JENSEN HUGHES’ Bill Jones meets with Serbian Ministry of Environment

November 6, 2017

The Serbian Ministry of Environment invited JENSEN HUGHES to discuss ways to improve the state of Serbia’s environment. During the week of October 16, 2017, Bill Jones, Senior Environmental Consultant at JENSEN HUGHES, joined a delegation from the State of Maryland, led by Maryland’s Secretary of State. The delegation traveled to Serbia to meet with national and local Serbian environmental officials. Goran Trivan, Serbia’s Minister of Environmental Protection, specifically invited Bill to discuss projects designed to help improve the air quality in Serbia.

The week entailed meetings with Serbian officials ranging from the Prime Minister to Serbian Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) personnel in charge of maintaining the country’s air pollution monitoring network. Bill presented his proposed project to both Minister Trivan, as well as the SEPA, and is excited at the prospect of assisting Serbia in improving its air quality in the near future. Please scroll through the photos from Bill Jones’ Serbia trip below.

Bill Jones in Serbia

Maryland Delegation at Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Bill Jones, third from left.

The Maryland delegation upon arriving in Belgrade.

Bill Jones, fourth from left, as the Maryland Delegation visited the Novo Hopovo Monastery in Fruska Gora, a National Park in Serbia.

Maryland’s Secretary of State, John Wobensmith, presented the Prime Minster of Serbia, Ana Brnabić, with a gift from Maryland, signed by Governor, Larry Hogan.

Bill Jones (second from the right), during a meeting with the Mayor of Novi Sad.

Bill Jones, standing in the rear, at his lunch with staff from the Serbian Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA). Bill spoke at the SEPA office, discussing air pollution issues.

Bill Jones (right) with Serbia’s Minister of Environmental Protection, Goran Trivan (left), at the farewell reception and dinner for the Maryland Delegation. Mr. Trivan found Bill’s suggestions on improving Serbia’s air quality useful information.

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