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Public officials receive salaries even when suspended. Dog shelters would receive more dogs if there is more money. Bosnia needs lower taxes on food.
When Bosnia’s public officials break the rules they are suspended on full salary, even when they are suspected of corruption. The newspaper sees it as a reward for wrongdoing.
The dog shelter in Ilidza and the hygiene center in Rakovica near Sarajevo are working to their full capacities. Currently, four employees are caring 120 dogs. Director Almir Dzankovic says that they could receive more dogs if there was more money.
After Croatia and Serbia started considering lowering their taxes on food, Bosnian economic experts suggest Bosnia should lower VAT too, on food, medicines and books.
Balkan Insight has not verified the facts in the original press reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
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