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Ambassador Giuseppina Zarra visits Plovdiv for the official inauguration of the Ninth European Forum for Social Entrepreneurship and other business meetings

Date:

09/29/2021


Ambassador Giuseppina Zarra visits Plovdiv for the official inauguration of the Ninth European Forum for Social Entrepreneurship and other business meetings

Ambassador Giuseppina Zarra took part in the inauguration of the Ninth European Social Entrepreneurship Forum held at the International Fair of Plovdiv.

The event was inaugurated by the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, and was attended by, among others, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Policy Galab Donev, the European Commissioner Maria Gabriel, President of the European Association CECOP Giuseppe Guerrini, and mayors of several Bulgarian cities.

In her address of greeting the Ambassador reiterated the importance of social entrepreneurship for the promotion of sustainable and socially inclusive economic growth and for the creation of new jobs. The Forum was attended by cooperatives and association of cooperatives from Italy, with which Bulgaria has developed in the past years a strong cooperation with exchange of experience.

After the working meetings during the Forum, the Ambassador, accompanied by the Honorary Consul in Plovdiv Giuseppe De Francesco, met with the Governor of Plovdiv Angel Stoev with whom he discussed opportunities for investment in the region. He then visited the language school "Ivan Vazov" in Plovdiv where he was able to speak with the director, Mrs Vihra Eramian and the teachers of the Italian language.


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