Today's QuoteQuotes | August 25, 2011, Thursday // 17:26| views
Bulgarian PM Borisov pictured here in his traditional joking reversal of a Bulgarian welcoming tradition - feeding the girl bringing bread and salt - at the start of the rehabilitation of the Shumen-Silistra road. Photo by BGNES
"Here is how this road looks – it hasn't been touched in 35 years. We are doing that in a time of crisis. Others dream but under me things happen and work gets done. You have wonderful climate and nature here. You see how the Bulgarian Christians and Bulgarian Muslims live together here but there is no road to bring investors to the region. When we complete the highways and fix the infrastructure, I guarantee that this place will be bustling with investors in 4-5 years. Because there will be reasons for them to come, there will be a road on which to come, and one which to transport their produce."
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov at the start of the rehabilitation of the Shumen-Silistra road referring to the fact that parts of Northeastern Bulgaria have substantial Muslim population