The Mayor of Leskovac addressed all the present and pointed out that Southern Serbia has great potentials but they are underutilized. He added that tourist development should be based on the development of ethno and rural tourism and that is where Leskovac should seek its chance.
‘We live in an unpolluted, ecologically healthy environment which the entire business world longs for. ‘This is our chance’, stated Cvetanovic. He added that Leskovac is the only city with two brands and that should be used. Speaking of ‘Grill Specialties Festival, he mentioned that this event is of great significance to Leskovac since it brings over half a million visitors, however it should be constantly innovated and improved.