After the Dayton agreement was signed, and after the war was over, the new era of Sarajevo started. The era of reconstruction, reparation, development and growth. Today Sarajevo is the fastest growing city in the Bosnia and Herzegovina, perhaps in region as well.
The Siege has left a lot of scars but, if you look at it today you wouldn’t find many signs which would show that just one and half decade ago here, in action, was the greatest siege, ever known to the modern world, and one of the greatest defending battles, one of the greatest battles for surviving, not dying. Sarajevo today is the biggest building yard in Bosnia & Herzegovina, since a great amount of foreign and domestic capital has been invested in order to get the city moving.
It is also the most inhabited city in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with approx. 600.000 people living in the wider area of city. Best proofs for such a tendency can, most probably be exposed within a architectural development, and as well cultural one. Major buildings built in the Sarajevo modern era, after the war has made such a devastation are:
Major cultural achievements:
The goal of Sarajevo authorities is to organize another Winter Olympic Games, those in 2018 or 2022. That desire is based on well organized XIV Winter Olympic Games, which were the best organized at the time. People of Sarajevo are still confident that such a success can be done again.