“On a crisp evening last December, Romanian Transport Minister Anca Boagiu met German investors in the conference room of a hotel in downtown Bucharest. A petite woman with dark hair pulled back in a severe bun at the nape of her neck, she was introduced as "the minister in charge of making up for lost time". This is how a special report by Reuters on Romania’s infrastructure starts.

“The gaps Boagiu must fill are huge -- and common in scores of developing countries from eastern Europe to Africa to Asia. But Romania's story also exposes another issue, one which goes to the heart of the European project”, the report goes on.

You can read the whole reporthere.