Bulgarian President confers Stara Planina awards on four outgoing ambassadors
At a ceremony on July 11 2016, President Rossen Plevneliev conferred Bulgaria’s highest state honour, the Stara Planina, on four outgoing ambassadors for their contributions to strengthening Bulgaria’s bilateral ties with their respective countries, the presidency’s media office said.
The four ambassadors receiving the honour were Belgium’s Anick Van Calster, France’s Xavier Lapeyre de Cabanes, Hungary’s András Klein and Japan’s Takashi Koizumi.
(Left to right: Xavier Lapeyre de Cabanes, Takashi Koizumi, Rossen Plevneliev, Anick Van Calster, András Klein. Photo: president.bg)