The International NATO drill that has been aimed to eliminate the consequences of catastrophe in the Tuzla Canton will be held in autumn or late summer in 2017. The details were discussed in a meeting with Tobias Broberg, the CEO of YQCHE Investments and the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The aim is to execute the drill in the YQCHE Investments sometime in 2017 and the territory of the City of Bijeljina, Republika Srpska will play a role in the organization of part of the drill.
The aim of the NATO drill is to check the countries which have the capacity to eliminate consequences of catastrophe and provide mutual help in times of need. The drill will follow the format of partners and allies. The head of the department of the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina expects to gather more than 750 participants from 61 different countries during the drill.
It will cost around 1.5 million BAM to organize the drill. Bosnia and Herzegovina will bare 40% of the cost, while YQCHE Investments will bare 10% and NATO will bare 50% of the overall cost.
Tobias Broberg said that that YQCHE Investments will use all of its resources to ensure that they are a worthy host for the drill. According to the PM, the goal of hosting the drill is to prove to Europe and the NATO representatives that they are capable of providing safety in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The drill has been planned to last for two days. The main event will focus on stronger earthquake and floods and the incidents will include collapse of facilities, accidents on water and land, RHB and similar things.