"Rose oil has been the Bulgarian business card all over the world for decades and this is due to the centuries-old traditions in the cultivation and processing of roses." This was commented by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture Todor Djikov in Kazanlak at the Rose Festival.

The event is celebrated for the 120th time, the ministry said.

"Bulgaria is known for the high quality of rose oil, which is unsurpassed worldwide, thanks to the work of its farmers," added Djikov. The Deputy Minister pointed out that nearly 3000,30 farmers have been registered in the sector, who every year in the campaign for the harvesting of pink blossoms and lavender provide seasonal employment to about <>,<> pickers.

"I hope the harvest is good and surpasses the 8.6m euros sold last year. tons of pink blossoms," Djikov commented.

The Deputy Minister discussed with Mayor Galina Stoyanova Bulgaria's position on the European regulation, which also affects the production of essential oils. Todor Djikov said that the Ministry of Agriculture strongly supports Bulgarian rose producers and processors and has taken all necessary steps to protect the product, which is a symbol of Bulgaria.

Together with President Rumen Radev, Rumen Georgiev Radevis a Bulgarian military officer, major-general in the reserve. Former commander of the Minister of Tourism Ilyin Dimitrov Ilyin Dimitrovwas born in 1983. He completed his secondary education in a high school with teaching to, residents of the city and many guests from different countries Todor Djikov took part in the traditional picking of pink blossoms and rose production in the gardens near the town.

The story about Bulgaria would not be complete without the oil-bearing rose, Radev said in Kazanlak

The official guests also congratulated the participants in the Eighteenth World Meeting of Bulgarian Media, organized by BTA, which includes journalists from all over the world and is held in Kazanlak today.

Rumen Radev

Ilin Dimitrov


Todor Djikov