Friday, 13 August 2010

St John The Baptist To The Rescue Of Bulgaria's Economy

Well here is a story and a half and how diverse can you get to get the economy moving in Bulgaria. Finding the bones of John the Baptist? Whatever will they think of next time? Well Bulgarians I suppose are one of the most enterprising of people on how to survive hard times so to many this may not be a surprise.
To help pull Bulgaria out of its worst recession since the collapse of communism here 20 years ago, the government is looking to promote tourism. Touting the relics is part of that plan. Mr. Djankov, the finance minister, says he wants to double government spending on the development of religious tourism so "we can make this history profitable."
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