In a State visit to Bulgaria, the President of Malta Marie Louise Coleiro Preca underlined the importance of Malta and Bulgaria as strategic bridges in the Mediterranean Sea and the Western Balkans respectively for both culture and economy.

Trade links between Malta and Bulgaria in best interests of citizens of both countries

While delivering the closing address of the Bulgarian-Maltese Business Forum organised in Sofia, Bulgaria for Maltese and Bulgarian business leaders to mingle, the President emphasised the political will of the Maltese Government to explore opportunities in trade, economical collaboration, and tourism growth, amongst others, and urged both countries to seek such opportunities in the best interests of their people.  The President encouraged the stake holders to keep up the “excellent momentum” achieved during the State visit which included meetings with relevant collaborators from various sectors.