11th August 2015
The President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar Kitarović arrived in Sućuraj from her temporary office in Split. The reason for the visit was discussion with the municipality authorities on the matters of water supply, defence from forest fires and different project investment. The President was welcomed on the seafront by numerous citizens. They were very friendly in their wellcome, while escorting her to the new municipality office. After the meeting, the President gave a press statement and continued towards fire affected Pelješac peninsula and the island of Korčula on the police speedboat. This is the first visit by the head of the country in the history of the village, with the exception of the legend of the Illyrian queen Teuta.