Bulgarian President hosts Iftar dinner, underlines religious tolerance

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In a first for a Bulgarian head of state, President Rossen Plevneliev has hosted an Iftar dinner, using the occasion to underline what he saw as examples of humanity transcending boundaries of religion and belief in the country.

Addressing his guests, including the Chief Mufti – leader of Bulgaria’s Muslims – as well as leaders of other faiths in Bulgaria, Plevneliev said that the recent deadly flood disaster that hit Bulgaria saw Bulgarians showing sympathy irrespective of religion or belief.

 

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