In Sarajevo on July 5 gathered the biggest business elite from 20 countries of Southeast and Central Europe and Sarajevo was that evening the real European center of business!
The chairman of this year's European Jury for awarding the best and biggest from business was Mr.Vibor Mulic from Warsaw, a respected and extremely successful businessman from the company Zepter from Poland, the President of Holding with over 130 thousand employees worldwide, who is also the multiple winner of this award.
Person of the Year from EU
The awarding in fact started in the morning, during the conference "Summit of Successful", because the great award ”Person of the Year from EU countries” was given at the conference to HE. BOYKO BORISSOV, Prime Minister of the Government of Bulgaria! As the President of the European Union he devoted much attention, time and effort to Bosnia and Herzegovina and to the Western Balkans!
Prime Minister Borissov had to urgently back to Bulgaria and he get the prize at the conference. There he also held talks with our Minister Zvizdic and many managers and gave many interviews to journalists and press.
Prime Minister Borissov, Person of the Year, with his award. With him are HE Valentin Inzko and members of Agency Najmenadzer
BOYKO BORISSOV, Prime Minister of Bulgaria was born in 1959, and in his biography there are data on an impressive career advancement. He was the founder of one of the biggest security companies in Bulgaria; in 2001 he was appointed as Secretary General of the Bulgarian Ministry of Internal Affairs; he was the mayor of Sofia; he founded the GERB (Citizens for European Progress of Bulgaria), was a member of the Parliament of Bulgaria and the Prime Minister of Bulgaria (2009-2013 , 2014-2017 and 2017 until now). Mr. BORISSOV is a respected creative personality in Europe and beyond. He became a leader with a vision of strengthening the European project and a determined fighter for interests of the Western Balkan countries and their place in the European Union.
Person of the Year from non - EU countries
The first category of Special Awards at the Ceremony was therefore for people from politics and diplomacy, the EUROPEAN PERSON OF YEAR. Out of 27 nominees from several countries in the region that are candidates for EU membership, our Jury unanimously decided to award the biggest prize "The Hero of Our Time" (The Golden Plaque and Crystal Statue) entitled THE EUROPEAN PERSON OF 2018, to a young politician. He is in the world's media the most talked and written about politician today because, together with its partners, he resolves what has been unsettled for 27 years - the dispute with Greece over the name of his state, in order to bring it into NATO and the EU!
He is a brave, ambitious, persistent, dynamic and capable Prime Minister of Macedonia, a European politician for the present and for the future. G ZORAN ZAEV, the Prime Minister of Macedonia, succeeded in turning the wheel of history of his country to a future and accelerate in the direction of progress and prosperity in just one year!