Bulgaria Foreign Minister Kalfin Sets off for India Visit

Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ivaylo Kalfin, is leaving Sunday for India, where he will be on an official two-day visit.

Kalfin is going to India at the invitation of his Indian counterpart, Pranab Mukherjee, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs press service announced.

Minister Kalfin is also going to meet with India’s Vice President, Mohammad Hamid Ansari, and with businessmen from the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry. 

During the visit, Bulgaria and India will sign a Program for Cooperation in science, education, and culture for 2009-2011.

Minister Kalfin and his delegation are also going to visit the Georgi Stoykov Rakovski High School in Delhi, which is named of the 19th century Bulgarian revolutionary hero, Georgi Rakovski, who was a proponent of India’s independence from British rule.

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