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Dubrovnik Mayor meets with Hollywood actor and discusses new dog shelter

By  Jan 18, 2019

The Mayor of the City of Dubrovnik, Mato Franković, received a visit from the Hollywood actor Goran Visnjic yesterday.

Visnjic, best known for his role as Dr. Kovac, in the popular TV series ER, is currently staying in Dubrovnik with his family and took the opportunity to meet with the mayor. During the meeting a number of topics were discussed, especially regarding culture and the film industry. Goran Visnjic recalled his first roles in the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, which this year marks the its 70th jubilee season.

Goran Visnjic is a well-known promoter of animal rights and is personally very interested in the issue of adequate animal care in the area of Dubrovnik. Therefore, Mayor Franković, explained to him the recent moves the city has been taking. Namely, after selecting the location of a future shelter for abandoned animals, the City of Dubrovnik in the budget for 2019 provided HRK 2 million for the purchase of land and an additional HRK 500 thousand for the preparation of project documentation.


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