Almost 1/3 of the composition of the Council of Ministers was present here, as well as people working for the cause of Bulgaria becoming a member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Because it is a community created on values, the bearers of which are people.

Membership in the OECD is the main foreign policy priority of our country.

This was stated by acting Prime Minister Galab Donev

Galab Donev was born in 1967 in Sofia.

Graduated from the 35th Russian Language High School in Sofia.

during the presentation of the report "Economic Review of Bulgaria" at a meeting with the OECD, reported a reporter.

"Our initial self-assessment showed that Bulgaria meets the OECD standards to a high degree," said the Prime Minister of Bulgaria.

He specified that the goal of our country is to become a member of the OECD within three years, and this is an achievable goal.

Prime Minister Donev will meet with OECD Secretary General Matthias Korman

"One of the most important advantages of the Organization is that it is an indisputable source of expertise and best practices in all spheres of economic, social and public development.

For Bulgaria, the active dialogue with the OECD is an opportunity to find appropriate solutions to improve the effectiveness of public policies", added the Prime Minister.

The Secretary General of the OECD, Matthias Cormann, welcomed the efforts of our country to join this union.

Bulgaria is doing well in efforts for macroeconomic growth.

Your country is progressing, incomes are growing, the Bulgarian economy was steadily recovering after the COVID pandemic.

This growth was interrupted by the war in Ukraine," he explained.

According to him, this is not observed only in our country.

"The prices of energy and fuel have increased.

This led to a spike in prices.

In Bulgaria, fiscal policies are the main lever for controlling inflation.

People's purchasing power should be improved.

But you have to be careful with inflation, which has increased by 20%, and not allow any further growth.

There is a lack of personnel in a number of sectors, while youth unemployment is high," the report states.

Dove Donev

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development - OECD