Day of Republic of Srpska – Proud and Eternal
Republic of Srpska celebrates its 27th birthday today.
Republic of Srpska was founded on January 9, 1992 under the original name of the Serbian Republic of BiH.
It was founded by the Serbian deputies in the then Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina, after being voted out on key issues concerning the survival of Yugoslavia, and after the members of the other two nations went into secession by the will of the Serbs who had a constitutive status.
The position and powers of the Republic of Srpska were confirmed in Dayton in 1995, when it was established as one of the two entities that constitute BiH. Since its establishment, the Serbian has a legislative, judicial and executive power.
It extends to 24,857 square meters, according to the latest census from 2013, the Republic of Srpska has 1,170,342 inhabitants and 414,847 households.
President of the Republic of Srpska, Zeljka Cvijanovic, honored institutions and individuals on the occasion of January 9 - Republic Day. Mrs. Cvijanovic honored Prime Minister of Serbia Ana Brnabić with the Order of the Republic of Srpska for developing and strengthening cooperation and political relations between Serbia and Srpska, and for unremitting contribution in the struggle for physical and spiritual survival, affirmation and development of the Republic of Srpska.
Unofficially, the patron saint day of Srpska — Saint Archdeacon Stephen falls on the same day.