British Business Can Trigger Economic Change in Bulgaria - President

Politics | March 18, 2014, Tuesday // 17:47|  views

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev met with 200 Bulgarians at the Embassy in London, 17 March. Photo by BGNES.

Bulgaria and the UK can build partnership in the areas of information and communication technologies, infrastructure and the automotive sector.

Those were the words of Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev at the British-Bulgarian business forum opening in London which featured about 60 business representatives from both countries, BGNES reports.

The UK is the fourth largest investor in Bulgaria with EUR 2.5B for the period 2006-2012. This is 6% of the total foreign direct investments in Bulgaria for the same period, which reached EUR 40B, and were mainly in road and railway infrastructure, multimodal transport, ecology.

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is on an official 3-day visit to the UK, accompanied by a business delegation.

President Plevneliev has met with Queen Elizabeth II, Tuesday. The audience took place at the Buckingham Palace in London. The president called it "an inspiring meeting with a visionary."

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