These funds are intended to repair the roof and façade in order to ensure the continued existence of this famous monument of culture. Apart from this project, the U.S. Embassy has provided more than $460,000 since 2001 for projects that help Serbia preserve its cultural heritage. These projects are a sign of the respect of the American people for the diverse cultural heritage of Serbia, showing the support of the Embassy of the United States for the development of tourism in the country and the improving of ties between Serbia and America.
U.S. Ambassador Helps In The Restoration Of The University Library
H.E. U.S. Ambassador Kyle Scott visited the Svetozar Marković University Library and, together with director Aleksandra Jerkov and Minister of Culture and Information Vladan Vukosavljević, announced that the U.S. Government had presented a special grant to the library amounting to $106,000.