20 May 2016 | 12:15 Statement Made by Head of State Rosen Plevneliev I think I am acting fairly and properly by making my decision public five months ahead of the presidential elections. I would like to avoid a lengthy speculation on the topic whether or not I will run for a second term in office in the autumn. I would not like to see that sensible reforms in Bulgaria, such as the reform of the judiciary or the anti-corruption law, should give way to under-hand political calculations about the forthcoming elections.
18 May 2016 | 10:59 President Rosen Plevneliev: the Values United Europe Shares are Questioned by Populist and Nationalist Parties The values United Europe shares are questioned by populist and nationalist parties, which take advantage of the people’s fear of the increased instability. We cannot afford to wait, to postpone or transfer our problems to the next generation. This is what Head of State Rosen Plevneliev said before the participants in the 126th session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, which is held in Sofia under the chairmanship of Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov.
16 May 2016 | 15:41 Pope Francis Conveyed a Message to President Rosen Plevneliev: Work So As to Make Sure that the Ordinary People Can See that the State is on Their Side and Feel its Success Pope Francis told President Plevneliev, who leads the Bulgarian delegation in the Vatican on the occasion of the day of Bulgarian education and culture and the Slavic script, that he acknowledges Bulgaria’s role and historic mission in creating and distributing the Slavic script and culture. This year the visit is dedicated to 1,150th anniversary of the talks between Prince Boris I (852-889) and Pope Nicholas which gave the start of the diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and the Holy See.
18 May 2016 | 18:59 Bulgaria Will Work So As to Strengthen the Bilateral Relations with Bangladesh Bulgaria consistently supports the strengthening of the political dialogue and the economic ties between the EU and the Asian countries and Bangladesh is an important participant in this process. This is what President Rosen Plevneliev said, who held talks today at 2 Dondukov street with Sheikh Hasina, prime minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh , who is visiting Bulgaria to take part in the “Global Women Leaders’ Forum: Inspiring the Next Generation.
6 May 2016 | 19:04 The Strategic Partnership Between Bulgaria and the US is the Basis for Taking More Intensive Actions to Cope with the Common Challenges Security is Facing The strategic partnership between Bulgaria and the US is the basis for taking more intensive actions to cope with the common challenges security is facing. This is what President Rosen Plevneliev said at a meeting held at 2 Dondukov street with Anthony Blinken, US Deputy Secretary of State, who is on a working visit to Bulgaria.
27 April 2016 | 19:01 The Head of State: the “Glamour of the East” Exhibition Presents Bulgaria’s Contribution to the World Cultural Treasure House The “Glamour of the East” exhibition presents Bulgaria’s contribution to the world cultural treasure house, President Rosen Plevneliev said, who opened an exhibition dedicated to the Bulgarian ecclesiastical art and cultural traditions from the 9th to the 14th century in the Klosterneuburg monastery in Austria. “Art is the most universal language, in which people from different countries can communicate and which also conveys a message of understanding and tolerance. I believe that it will unite us for yet another time in our quest for spiritual growth,” the Head of State emphasized.
27 April 2016 | 15:56 Bulgaria and the Federal Province of Lower Austria Share a Common Vision for European and Regional Development Bulgaria and the Federal Province of Lower Austria share a common vision for European and regional development and are in actively developing trade and economic relations. The bilateral trade has the potential to be even more dynamic, Head of State Rosen Plevneliev said after holding talks with the Prime Minister of Lower Austria Erwin Proll in Sankt Polten.
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