President Čubrilović on the ceremony marking the start of construction of the bridge over the Sava River
The President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska Nedeljko Cubrilovic attended the ceremony for the start of the construction of the bridge over the Sava River.
The ceremony was also attended by authorities of the Republic of Srpska, BiH and Croatia, the representatives of the European Union and the Delegation of the Europen Union to BiH.
The project is being financed also by EU, with 6.8 million euros within a framework of Agenda for connection by the investment framework for Western Balkans.
President Cubrilovic at a ceremony marking the start of works on the bridge over the Sava
The total suitable price for the construction of the bridge is € 19,540,997 and includes the production of the construction bridge, the cost of connecting the bridge to the existing Gradiška-Banjaluka highway, and the funds will be allocated to Croatia and BiH.
European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc stressed that the bridge over the Sava River is an important project within better infrastructure connectivity.
She also highlighted the clearly visible benefits this project brings to citizens and businesses in BiH and Croatia.
The head of the EU Delegation to BiH, Johann Sattler, said that the European Union is here to help find a compromise and connect everyone to the well-being of citizens.