International peace award "Mostar 2006", bestowed by the Center for Peace and Multiethnic Cooperation Mostar was given to Nelson Mandela. Vaclav Havel was the recipient of this award in 2004 and Alois Mock was the recipient in 2005.
The management board of our organization decided to give the peace award "Mostar2006" to Nelson Mandela.
Although the South African Republic is geographically far from Bosnia and Herzegovina, we think that we are all united in the global fight for peace and dialogue between different people, civilizations and cultures of the world.
Reconciliation of different people, cultures and races must be a common goal for all of us, regardless of nationality, religion or skin colour.
The original letter of thanks from Nelson Mandela to the Center for Peace and Multiethnic Cooperation Mostar, sent after the peace award was delivered.
The original letter from Mr. Haris Silajdžić to Mr. Nelson Mandela on behalf of the Center for Peace and Multiethnic Cooperation Mostar, sent with reference to delivery of the peace award.
The original letter from Safet Orucevic toEmbassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Pretoria
South African Republic
Mr. Bakir Sadović, adviser – officer in charge for activities management
Please find enclosed the peace award charter, that is to be given to Mr. Nelson Mandela by the Center for Peace and Multiethnic Cooperation Mostar, as a part of the international reward called "Mostar Peace Connection 2006",
We kindly ask you to deliver this prestigeful international reward to Mr. Nelson Mendela, in accordance with the agreed protocol, on behalf of the Center for Peace and Multiethnic Cooperation Mostar and its Director Safet Oručević.
If you find it possible, please make photographs of the reward being received for the sake of the documentation that is to be stored in our archive.
We would especially appreciate if you could give Mr. Mandela our wishes for his good health as well as our sincere thanks for his readiness to accept our award as an expression of our respect for all his work.
We sincerely thank you and your associates for cooperation.