Prime Minister Galab Donev received the US Ambassador H. E. Mrs. Herro Mustafa whose term in office in Bulgaria is over. The Prime Minister congratulated the Ambassador on her efforts in the course of her mission to expand bilateral cooperation in all areas of mutual interest.
The Prime Minister specially highlighted the Ambassador’s consistent support for the promotion of strategic cooperation between the two countries. Prime Minister Galab Donev pointed out that in the past few years tangible results were achieved in key areas such as bilateral trade and investment, security and defense, energy security and diversification, education, science, culture and people-to-people contacts.
Prime Minister Galab Donev expressed his confidence that Herro Mustafa would remain Bulgaria’s friend after the conclusion of her successful term in office in Sofia. As the Prime Minister said the fact that during her service Ambassador Herro Mustafa covered a distance of over 60,000 kilometers to get to know the country is a proof of her interest in and respect for Bulgarian traditions and culture.
Prime Minister Galab Donev wished to Ambassador Herro Mustafa every success in her future endeavors and, in keeping with the Bulgarian tradition associated with 1 March, presented a gift to her – a martenitsa that is believed to bring health and good luck.