President confers Stara Planina awards on outgoing Belgian, Italian ambassadors

Written by on August 1, 2012 in Bulgaria, News, People - No comments

At a ceremony on July 31 2012, President Rossen Plevneliev conferred Bulgaria’s highest state honour, the Stara Planina, on two outgoing ambassadors – Marc Michielsen of Belgium and Stefano Benazzo of Italy. Both are moving on from the posts after having served as their countries’ ambassadors in Sofia since 2008.

Photos: V Nikolov/president.bg

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