Visit of Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Prime Minister, to José Manuel Barroso
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, received Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Prime Minister. The Prime Minister updated the President on the recent developments in Bulgaria on judicial reform and the fight against corruption and organised crime. José Manuel Barroso informed him that the EC was finalising its reports on Bulgaria and Romania under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism, which the Commission would adopt on 18/07/2012. The President also took note of the recent progress made in Bulgaria. He reiterated that the EC would treat each country on its own merits and ensure that the reports were fair and objective. He then accepted the invitation of Boyko Borissov to attend the inauguration of the Sofia metro at the end of August 2012.