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22 July 2011. Prime Minister Igor Luksic hosted a reception in honour of the Montenegrin Royal Family, the House of Petrovic Njegos, in Cetinje. The event celebrated the adoption of the Royal Family Law, which regulates the status of the descendants of the House of Petrovic.

“I believe that the adoption of the law not only rectifies a great historic injustice, but provides for moral and historic rehabilitation of your family,” PM Luksic told Prince Nikola Petrovic during a meeting earlier today.

Prince Nikola welcomed the adoption of the law, as he said, not only for the sake of the past, but because of the future as well, as it enables the Royal Family to participate in European processes in Montenegro.

“I am happy with everything that is happening today and I am looking forward to what is to come,” said the Prince.

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Cetinje, President of Montenegro Meets Nikola Petrovic Njegos – 22 July 2011 
President of Montenegro, Filip Vujanovic received today[22 July 2011] in Cetinje Nikola Petrovic Njegos and said he is pleased that Montenegro which was granted independence and international recognition during the rule of its Prince and King Nikola, by passing the Law on status of the Petrovic dynasty, has showed respect for its great dynasty. Then, Montenegro was respected in the world that exceeded its size and population number.President stated that the Law on status of the Petrovic dynasty will be observed in terms of all commitments considering protocol and material aspects necessary for honoring the descendants of the Petrovic dynasty.Prince Nikola Petrovic Njegos emphasized his appreciation and gratefulness for passing the Law. He said he will help Montenegro’s promotion to a maximum extent.