1 February 2019 | 08:08
“Throughout the years many of our compatriots have sought a better future abroad. However I believe that no matter where you are, you remain forever connected with Bulgaria. I know how many efforts it took each one of you to succeed in a new land and only talented and resolute people achieve that, therefore your success in Portugal is also success for Bulgaria.” This is what Head of State Rumen Radev said, who talked with our compatriots living and working in Portugal in the Bulgarian embassy in Lisbon. The meeting was attended by teachers in the St. St Cyril and Methodius Sunday school, medical doctors, culture activists and tens of our compatriots. The legendary football player of Sporting Lisbon and Bulgaria’s national football team Ivaylo Yordanov was among the guests.
31 January 2019 | 18:06
The economic and social cohesion in the EU has no alternative and Bulgaria and Portugal will continue to work to preserve the Cohesion Policy as a factor for overcoming the discrepancies in Europe. This was the stance shared by President Rumen Radev and the Prime Minister of the Portuguese Republic Antonio Costa, who held a meeting today in Lisbon. The two discussed a lot of issues on the EU agenda, among which the debate on Europe’s future, the European prospects of the Western Balkans, and the opportunities for developing the economic relations between Bulgaria and Portugal.
31 January 2019 | 15:03
Boosting the bilateral trade between Bulgaria and Portugal is a shared goal between the institutions of the two countries. However, sustainable results can be achieved not only by conducting trade, but also by increasing the mutual investments, establishing joint ventures and ensuring joint production targeted at third markets. This is what Head of State Rumen Radev said at a working meeting with representatives of Portuguese companies planning to invest or expand their presence in Bulgaria. In the President’s words, the Bulgarian companies, with their traditions and expertise in IT, communications, energy, tourism and food production, can be partners of the Portuguese business in the implementation of new projects.
30 January 2019 | 21:09
The migratory pressure on Europe requires that the EU member states adopt a new approach and reforms be conducted of the policy pertaining to migration and asylum granting so that not only human rights can be adequately safeguarded, but also the stability of the European countries and the citizens’ security. This was the common stance shared by Rumen Radev and Marcelo Rebelo de Suosa, who held talks in Lisbon today. The Bulgarian President is on a state visit to the Republic of Portugal at the invitation of his counterpart.