2019-10-07 17:42:00

The Head of State: Bulgaria Expects Sustainability and Financial Predictability when Modernizing the Air Force

Bulgaria expects sustainability and financial predictability in the process of modernization of the Air Force, President Rumen Radev said at a meeting with Lockheed Martin’s Business Development Director Randy Howard. The talks also focused on the stipulated in the framework agreement cooperation in the sphere of high technologies.

At the meeting the Head of State said that the Bulgarian Air Force should have at its disposal a multifunctional aircraft with a full suite of capabilities and the necessary equipment to enable its reliable support and the comprehensive training of Bulgarian pilots. The full package of land equipment and armament, and also meeting the delivery deadline are of key importance for the operational capabilities of the Bulgarian Air Force, Rumen Radev further said.

Randy Howard emphasized that Lockheed Martin will meet the contractual deadline for the production and delivery of the F-16 to our country. He also assured that Bulgaria will receive multifunctional aircraft with state-of-the-art defense capabilities and the company will seek financial buffers in the agreement for the full support of the aircraft and their equipment and also for achieving the capabilities Bulgaria seeks.


21 November 2019 | 16:04
Bulgaria highly appreciates its partnership with the United Arab Emirates in economy, investments, in the sphere of security and fighting terrorism. This is what Head of State Rumen Radev said, who awarded at a ceremony held in the coat-of-arms hall at 2 Dondukov street today the ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in our country Abdelwahab Nasir Al Najjar the Madara horseman first class order.

21 November 2019 | 11:11
The Bulgarian government and the countries from the region should pool efforts to speed up the building of an international institute for sustainable technologies. Head of State Rumen Radev expressed this position at a meeting with prof. Fabiola Gianotti, Director-General of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), held at 2 Dondukov street. Prof. Gianotti is visiting our country on the occasion of the solemn marking of the 20th anniversary of Bulgaria’s full CERN membership.

16 November 2019 | 15:03
The President took part in celebrating the feast of the holy monastery in Mount Athos together with hundreds of pilgrims from Bulgaria and the region

15 November 2019 | 17:05
Mount Athos has had a beneficial impact on the Orthodox community centuries on end and I hope that its relations with Bulgaria will continue to develop and deepen. This is what Head of State Rumen Radev said at a meeting with Protepistate Hieromonk Stephen and the Holy Community of Mount Athos - the Holy Community (Koinotita), comprised of representatives of each one of the 20 Orthodox monasteries. The Bulgarian President is visiting Mount Athos to take part in the celebrations of the feast the Bulgarian Orthodox St. George the Zograf Monastery – 16 November.