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Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman Al-Saud to Prime Minister Borisov: Your visit will bear real results
29 November 2017
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al-Saud visited Prime Minister Boyko Borissov at King Saud's Residence, where the Bulgarian Prime Minister was accommodated during his visit. The talks took place after Borissov's meeting with King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud as a confirmation of the agreements attained. “I promise that your visit will bear real results. We are known to keep our promises,” said Mohammad bin Salman al-Saud, who is also First Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Defence.
The Prime Minister, the Crown Prince and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubier, who also held a meeting with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, praised the launched high level political dialogue and defined it as a new stage in the bilateral relations. They expressed the expectation that the agreements signed today - to avoid double taxation and on cooperation in the fields of agriculture, livestock, and fisheries - will bring practical results for both sides. According to Mohammed bin Salman Al-Saud, the reforms that have begun in Saudi Arabia provide opportunities for partner countries of the Kingdom to implement projects in the fields of tourism, the economy, agriculture, and innovation. He indicated that the business contacts between the two countries will be encouraged, resulting in a deepening of relations at all levels and the development of Bulgaria and Saudi Arabia.
During the conversation, an exchange of views took place on the situation in the Gulf region, on the Balkans, the migrant crisis in Europe, and the priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU. It was highlighted that Bulgaria is a country of ethnic tolerance, where every person, regardless of their religious affiliation, is provided with opportunities for development.
The Deputy Prime Minister, the Minister of Justice, and presidents of the Supreme Court of Cassation and the Supreme Administrative Court presented their positions on the judicial reform to ambassadors of EU member-states and the United States.
After his visit to Vietnam, on the way to Bulgaria, Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski paid a short visit to the city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan. There, the Prime Minister met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Rustam Azimov. Mr. Oresharski and Mr. Azimov discussed bilateral relations between Bulgaria and Uzbekistan , with a an emphasis on economic issues. The two discussed the upcoming meeting of the Joint Committee of the intergovernmental Commission and political consultations in June this year. Discussed was also the possibility the Bulgarian Prime Minister to visit Uzbekistan before the end of the year.
The repair of the road between Drenovets and Ruzhintsi will begin within a month. The Government has provided BGN 2.7 million to repair the railway overpass on Blvd Pannonia, the Minister of Regional Development says
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Tsvetlin Yovchev announced that he had sent a letter to European Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, in which he responds to her criticism regarding the refugee situation in Bulgaria
Dialogue is the only form of communication and the only way that leads to mutually acceptable solutions, said Deputy Prime Minister Zinaida Zlatanova following the meeting of the National Council for Tripartite Cooperation
The Minister of Foreign Affairs pointed out that Bulgaria supported Ukraine’s EU association but South Stream gas pipeline was important for us so that we did not depend on relations between third parties for the transit of gas
We will work to complete the 31 km highway section connecting the border and Sofia so that we could have a first class road between the two capitals, said the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Information
We have made our aware that Bulgaria needs to receive assistance immediately. Many lies were told about the Ministry of Interior Bill. Sofia Directorate of Interior was a subcontractor for a security company, which is not right, the Minister of Interior said.
It is logical that EC begins direct dialogue with the Russian side to clarify South Stream issues. Bulgarian immigration could not be of any concern for Great Britain, the Minister of Foreign Affairs said.
It is possible to lose money due to financial corrections. It is important to identify those responsible for the errors in order to correct errors as soon as possible and protect national interests, said Minister of Environment and Water
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