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Prime Minister Borissov spoke with representatives of the Chinese business about possibilities for investments in Bulgaria
11 January 2017
Prime Minister Boyko Borissov spoke with representatives of the big Chinese business today, who are in Bulgaria to explore possibilities for investments. At the meeting, attended also by Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Dontchev, participated the Vice-President of Alibaba Group Mr Sun, the President of the GS-Solar Company Mr Lin and the President of GoldPoly Group Mr Hong. They were accompanied by our recent General Consul in Shanghai Dimitar Abadzhiev.
The Chinese investors pointed out that their interest for our country is a result of the good relations between Prime Minister Borissov and the President and Prime Minister of China Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang. It was a common assessment that bilateral business contacts have intensified in recent years after the Bulgarian participation at the highest level in the 16+1 initiative, the economic forums that took place, and the possibilities created for discussion of concrete projects between business representatives from the two countries.
The Alibaba Group’s ideas for investments in our country are related to the creation of a logistics center for their online trade, which will service the orders from entire Europe. The project also includes marketing Bulgarian goods and food on international markets. GS-Solar Company’s intentions include opening a plant for production of solar panels, whereas GoldPoly Group is interested in purchasing Bulgarian tobacco.
Prime Minister Boyko Borissov expressed gratitude for the cooperation of the Chinese authorities for the intensification of the bilateral economic relations. He highlighted that a priority for the government since its first day at work has been to create a better business climate and stimulate investments by cutting down the administrative burden and ensuring a stable environment for the business. The Prime Minister pointed out that Bulgaria’s advantages are not limited to the low taxes but relate to the stability that our country projects as a financial and economic entity in the European Union.
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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