Chargé d’Affaires Justin Friedman on the Preview Opening of The Bishop’s Basilica in Plovdiv

Built tessera by tessera, hand in hand, the restored Bishop’s Basilica of Philippopolis reveals stories from the past to inspire future generations. This incredible project restored 2,000 square meters of 4th-6th century mosaics. Chargé d’Affaires Justin Friedman joined the America for Bulgaria Foundation and Plovdiv Municipality yesterday for a preview opening of The Bishop’s Basilica ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires Friedman Visits Kindergarten in Haskovo

Chargé d’Affaires Friedman visited Haskovo’s Bell Kindergarten and observed the great work school faculty and staff are doing to educate children.  In 2015 the U.S. government funded a $200,000 USD renovation of the school bathrooms, kitchens, windows, wood doors, façade restoration, and constructed a canopy over the entrance and installed outside lights.  This U.S. Embassy Sofia ... Read More»

Coca Cola Inaugurates BGN 40 Million Facility Expansion in Bulgaria

Coca Cola is an impressive example of the important role U.S. companies play in Bulgaria’s growth. U.S. investment in Bulgaria drives economic expansion, raises Bulgarian worker productivity and wages, and transforms entire communities. An American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria 2018 report estimates that American companies currently employ approx. 30k Bulgarians in Bulgaria, and U.S ... Read More»
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