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U.S. Humanitarian Assistance Program Funds Help Build a Social Rehabilitation and Integration Center in the Municipality of Kyustendil

On Wednesday, April 15, U.S. Amb. Marcie Ries, Kyustendil Mayor Petar Paunov and Cedar Foundation Director Lindsay Saltzgiver will inaugurate the Social Rehabilitation and Integration Center. The U.S. Government invested a total of 492,000 lv. to assist the joint efforts of the Cedar Foundation and the Municipality of Kyustendil in constructing and outfitting the Center. ...
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The Bulgarian-American Fulbright Commission appoints new members to its Board of Directors

The Bulgarian Ministry of Education, the Embassy of the United States in Bulgaria, and the Bulgarian-American Fulbright Commission are pleased to announce the appointment of three new members of the bilateral Board of Directors of the Bulgarian-American Fulbright Commission.  The new members are Professor Kostadin Kostadinov, Deputy Minister of Education and Science;  Victoria Melamed, Minister ...
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FBI Director Comey Pays His First Visit to Bulgaria

On March 4, 2015, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey visited Sofia for meetings with counterparts in the Bulgarian government.  The visit was hosted by the State Agency for National Security (DANS) and included meetings with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov and DANS Chairman Vladimir Pisanchev. Director Comey was in ...
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The Bulgarian Fulbright Commission Appoints Ms. Angela Rodel as New Executive Director

The Bulgarian Fulbright Commission is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Angela Rodel as the next Executive Director of the Bulgarian-American Commission for Educational Exchange, or Bulgarian Fulbright Commission. Ms. Rodel was appointed to the role of Executive Director after a thorough process that attracted a large number of qualified candidates.  Ms. Rodel is ...
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