The IFRCs Secretary General visits Bulgaria


By invitation from the leadership of the Bulgarian Red Cross, for a first time after 25 years, a Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies visits the Bulgarian Red Cross volunteers and workers.

This is a recognition of the important work being done by the Bulgarian Red Cross both domestically as well as internationally.

During his visit, the Secretary General of the worlds largest humanitarian movement will get acquainted with the capacity and preparedness of the Bulgarian Red Cross for response in disasters, crises and in situations of increased migration flows. He will also be introduced to the capacity of the organization to assist the State institutions in the humanitarian area in tackling social and health problems, in favor of the most vulnerable groups in the society.

Mr. Elhadj As Sy will meet leaders of the Bulgarian State:

7th of April 2016 (Thursday)
  • 15:00 - with Mrs. Margarita Popova, Vice-President of the Republic of Bulgaria;
  • 16:30 - with Mr. Ivaylo Kalfin Deputy Prime-Minister and Minister of Labour and Social Policy.

8th of April 2016 (Friday)
  • 8:30 - with Mr. Boyko Borisov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria;
  • 11:00 with Mr. Rumen Alexandrov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.