Zvonko Milas, the head of the State Office for Croats Abroad, met with Hugo Emanuel Estigarribia Villasanti, the president of the Association of Croatians in Paraguay.

Zvonko Milas, the head of the State Office for Croats Abroad, met with Hugo Emanuel Estigarribia Villasanti, the president of the Association of Croatians in Paraguay on Monday, the 17th of October.

Estigarribia Villasanti informed Mr Milas of the work and activities of the Paraguayan association, established in October of 2015, focusing on a Croatian language instruction course attended by thirty students and on the efforts to intensify collaboration with the State Office for Croats Abroad. He noted the constant growth in interest for Croatian language instruction and the necessary assistance of the State Office in the continued gathering of ethnic Croatians, the Croatian language course and the promotion of Croatian culture and customs.

Mr Milas thanked association president Villasanti and all members of the Association of Croatians in Paraguay. He said that the State Office would continue to serve as a buttress and partner in nurturing and preserving the Croatian identity, culture and language
(www.hrvatiizvanrh.hr).