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Despite recent difficult years for humanity, which have also had a severe impact on tourism, the sector is recovering quickly and sustainably, taking a leading position in the economic development of Europe and the world.

This is what President Rumen Radev said Rumen Georgiev Radevis a Bulgarian military man, a major general in the reserve. Former commander during a solemn ceremony at 2 Dondukov street. The Head of State awarded the Orders of St. St. Cyril and Methodius" first and respectively - second degree, the Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization Zurab Pololikashvili and prof. Alessandra Priante – Director of the Europe Department at the organization, for their contribution to the promotion of the Bulgarian cultural and historical heritage, announced the press secretariat of the presidency.

Prime Minister Donev met with the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization

In his speech, the President highlighted the contribution of the tourism sector to peace, stability and security at a time of sharp confrontation. "At a time of clashes and contradictions on a global level, organizations such as the World Tourism Organization are building bridges between peoples, working for cooperation and understanding," the President said. The Head of State highlighted the hard work of the Bulgarian Ministry of Tourism and the Industry, thanks to which the country's tourism has achieved higher results than before the COVID-19 pandemic. Rumen Radev Rumen Georgiev Radevis a Bulgarian military officer, major-general in the reserve. Former commander of Zurab Pololikashvili noted that Bulgaria has an important contribution to the field of international cooperation and is a reliable member of the World Tourism Organization.

After the official ceremony, the Head of State held a meeting with the winners, during which the opportunities for establishing Bulgaria as a popular destination for year-round tourism were discussed. The common position was that our country has significant potential, especially in cultural tourism. The key role of transport connectivity in regional and global terms in improving the prospects for the sector in Bulgaria was also noted.

Rumen Radev