Jolie Visits Bosnia, Hopes To Support Education
In this photo issued by the Bosnian Presidency Press Office, U.S. actress Angelina Jolie, center, accompanied by Naveed Hussain UNHCR Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina, left, talk with Haris Silajdzic, right a Muslim member of the Bosnian tripartite Presidency, during her visit to Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010. A top official in Bosnia says Angelina Jolie is interested in supporting education and other projects to help young Bosnians and people who return to homes they left during the war. Jolie was also inspecting filming locations as she plans to shoot a movie in Bosnia.
Saturday, Aug 21, 2010 Updated at 9:15 PM CDT
A top official in Bosnia says Angelina Jolie is interested in supporting education and other projects to help young Bosnians and people who return to homes they left during the war.
Haris Silajdzic, chairman of Bosnia's three-member Presidency, said after meeting the actress Sunday that she asked about ideas for projects she could support and they both concluded that "the absolute priority is education".
VIEW THE PHOTOS: Angelina Jolie's Sexy & Stylish 'Salt' World Tour
The aim would be turn Sarajevo into a regional center of education, he said.
As UNHCR ambassador, Jolie visited Bosnia in April and drew attention to the plight of 117,000 people who haven't able to return to their homes even though the Bosnia war ended 15 years ago.
VIEW THE PHOTOS: Celebs Who Give Back
Jolie was also inspecting filming locations as she plans to shoot a movie in Bosnia.
Copyright 2010 by Associated Press. All rights reserved.This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Related Content from AccessHollywood.com:
VIEW THE PHOTOS: Then & Now: The Lovely Angelina Jolie!
VIEW THE PHOTOS: Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie In Cannes 2009
PLAY IT NOW: Angelina Jolie's International Style Diary For 'Salt'
PLAY IT NOW: Is Angelina Jolie Evil? Chelsea Handler Thinks So!
More from Access: [ Angelina Jolie Movies Charities ]
Copyright Access Hollywood