President Čubrilović at the opening of the section of the highway “January 9th”: Responsibly and decisively we build Srpska

01.10.2017 - 15:30

President Čubrilović was attending the opening of the section of the highway “January 9th " in Laktaši, from Mahovljani to Drugovići, in a length of 10 kilometers.

The ceremony was attended by the Presidents of Republic of Srpska and Serbia, Milorad Dodik and Aleksandar Vučić, Republic of Srpska Prime Minister Željka Cvijanović, minister in goverments of Srpska and Serbia, MPs, Serbian representatives in BiH institutions, Serbian Ambassador to BiH Stanimir Vukićević, representatives of local communities, leadership of the company "Highways of the Republic of Srpska", public and social life officials and a large number of citizens.

President of the National Assembly of Republic of Srpska Nedeljko Čubrilović, addressing the attendees at the ceremony, said that the Parliament of Srpska will create legal frameworks for new projects and the construction of the Republic of Srpska for the benefit of the citizens.

"We are responsibly and decisively building the Republic of Srpska for the benefit of its citizens, the next year when we will complete this highway, Republic of Srpska will have more than a hundred kilometers of highways, Republic of Srpska will have the basis for the progress of the entire society ," said Čubrilović.

President Čubrilović said that the Ministry of Transport and Communications, led by him, inherited major problems in the area of traffic infrastructure in Srpska, but that time was invested a lot of efforts to improve this situation.

"It is important to note that a large number of domestic workers, subcontractors and others who were directly involved in the construction of this motorway were involved in the construction of this highway. The construction of large transport facilities will make the Republic of Srpska the necessary basis for the development of trade, tourism, economy and overall progress of the entire society. On this occasion, I would like to emphasize that in the previous period, we successfully put the bridge at Rača in operation and the works on the bridge between Bratunac and Ljubovija have been completed. These bridges have been built thanks to the help of the Government of Serbia and this is the best way to connect and we are strengthening our brotherly connections. We hope that we will start building the bridge on Sava near Gradiška, which will make these roads full of international importance," he said.

"On this occasion, I would like to emphasize that the National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska will continue to create a favorable legal framework for new projects, for investments in infrastructure, for strengthening the economy and for the overall development of Republic of Srpska. Building infrastructure, developing and strengthening the economy, we best show our patriotism and responsibility towards citizens," he stressed.

The President of the Republic of Srpska Milorad Dodik said that the aim of building highways is to go to the future and to enable a better life for future generations.

"With this project 80 km has been completed, out of 430 km, and the road leads to Serbia," Dodik said, stressing that Serbia and Srpska never cooperated better and stressed that they are the most important development project.

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić said that every kilometer of the highway is a road to the future. He added that roads create workplaces, and remaining of the youth in their country. Vučić congratulated the people and the leadership of Srpska on the opening of the section of the highway.