The Bulgarian-Australian Business Council marked Australia Day

29/01/2019

The first official event of BABC gathered together the Ambassador of Australia, responsible for Bulgaria – Kate Logan, Indiana Trifonova, Honorary Consul of Australia for Bulgaria, Consul Janine McLennan, as well as many representatives of the Bulgarian business and people from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Economy.

29 January, Sofia – The reception on the occasion of Australia Day started with a speech from the Australian Ambassador Kare Logan, who highlighted the importance of the development and improvement of the trade contacts between the two countries, the exchange of information and the opening of new business opportunities in Bulgaria and Australia. The event took place in Dada Cultural Bar yesterday night and gathered representatives of the business, government officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Economy.
More information on the role and the mission of the Bulgarian-Australian Business Council (BABC), set up in February 2018, presented Joana Kehlibarova, elected as chairman and CEO of the association.
Ms. Kehlibarova emphasized on the achievements of BABC since the establishment of the organization last year. She also noted the positive development of the ongoing negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement between Australia and the EU.
The official part of the event ended with a congratulatory video from all attendees on the occasion of Australia National Day.

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