Minister of Trade and Tourism
Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Suzana Gašić has served as Minister of Trade and Tourism of Republika Srpska since September 2019. She has a degree in Hospitality and Economics and Law degree from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Prior to her appointment as the Minister of Trade and Tourism, Ms. Gašić gained exceptional experience working in the private sector for a multinational firm from the industrial sector. Her government experience also spans various assignments in legal and labor affairs since 2008. As Minister of Tourism and Trade, she introduced various initiatives to counter the impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Among several bold initiatives, she led the introduction of a tourism voucher program which catalysed domestic tourism, leading to unprecedented arrivals in rural and secondary destinations that prepare these destinations for further future growth. Ms. Gašić is part of the crisis management committee steering the government’s response to managing and mitigating the impacts of the coronavirus and spurring economic growth during the prevailing challenging environment.