The Mayor of Sofia Yordanka Fandakova defined the project as a strategic one, finished after 48 years of efforts. “The European Commission gave us an excellent assessment so I am grateful to everyone who participated in it”, Fandakova added.
Initially, 8 stations will be put into operation - from Hadji Dimitar to Krasno Selo.
Stoyan Bratoev, the Executive Director of Metropoliten EAD was obviously excited. He reminded all the difficulties on their way to finishing the project and also expressed his gratitude to everyone involved.
The Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications Rossen Jelizakov pointed out the importance of the metro for the infrastructure of Sofia. He was convinced of its importance also for anyone who uses the subway to move around the capital.