site.btaUPDATED Presidents of Bulgaria, Greece Tour Bulgarian Pavilion at Thessaloniki International Fair
Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and his Greek counterpart Katerina Sakellaropoulou visited the Bulgarian Pavilion at the Thessaloniki International Fair on Monday. Bulgaria participates as this year’s Honoured Country at the Fair. The Bulgarian national pavilion presents Bulgaria’s economic opportunities with focus on high technologies and innovations. Some 60 Bulgarian companies are exhibiting at the fair in Pavilion 13.
The two presidents, accompanied by Bulgarian Economy and Industry Minister Bogdan Bogdanov, toured the Bulgarian stands, and talked with the exhibitors. Radev held a conversation with management representatives of TIF HELEXPO, organizer of the event, and defined Bulgaria's honorary participation at the prestigious exhibition as a serious recognition of the country's increased economic and scientific potential.
Later, Radev welcomed Sakellaropoulou in the Bulgarian Pavilion. The two presidents, accompanied by Bulgarian Economy and Industry Minister Bogdan Bogdanov, toured the Bulgarian stands and talked with the exhibitors.
BTA Director General Kiril Valchev, who also attended the event, presented to Sakellaropoulou and TIF HELEXPO President Tasos Tzikas copies of the BTA LIK magazine’s June issue devoted to the first voyage to Antarctica of the Bulgarian Navy Research/Survey Vessel (RSV 421) Sv. Sv. Kiril i Metodii.
The Thessaloniki International Fair, which is the largest trade fair in Southeast Europe, is being held for the 87th time between September 9 and September 17.