THE PRESIDENT of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, attends the ceremony marking the beginning of the construction of the Bijeljina – Rača highway section.
The ceremony began shortly after 9 a.m. in Velika Obarska near Bijeljina, it was announced by the Presidency of Serbia. The section Bijeljina – Rača in Republika Srpska is a continuation of the highway from Belgrade to Sarajevo.
At the very beginning of the tour, the president was shown the exact project, after which he said that, when the road is built, it will only take an hour and 10 minutes to travel from Belgrade to Bijeljina.
Milorad Dodik, a Serbian member of the BiH Presidency, joked about that, saying: Yes, when there are no borders.
At the very beginning of his address, Dodik greeted President Vučić and welcomed him “on his own and among his own”. He pointed out that Vučić never hesitated to support Serbia in any way.
He points out that there are many investments financed by Serbia.
– I would like to get your consent that this road and this section, and further towards Brcko and the entrance to the Ninth January Road, should be called the Road of Serbian Unity – said Dodik.
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