Sofia Residents to Protest against Construction Projects in Borisova Garden

Society | September 11, 2016, Sunday // 08:44|  views

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A protest is to be held in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Sunday amid reports of a project to cut down part of the trees and begin construction works in a key city park.

Sofia residents are to begin their deminstration at Ariana Lake, located at the entrance of Borisova garde, at 11:30 local time.

In the event's page on Facebook, several hundred people have said they are attending, and nearly 1000 are "interested".

Reports emerged earlier this week, following a public debate on the park's development, that municipal authorities were considering options to start construction works and remove a third of the trees.

Sofia officials have repeatedly denied such intentions, with Mayor Yordanka Fandakova stating she will allow no construction within the park's territory.

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