Bulgaria's 'Sluggish' Ex-Deputy Culture Minister Appointed as EconMin's Advisor

Business » TOURISM | November 3, 2011, Thursday // 15:12| Views: | Comments: 0

Bulgaria's former deputy Culture Minister, Todor Chobanov, who was fired by PM Boyko Borisov two weeks ago, has been appointed as an advisor by Economy, Energy and Tourism Minister Traicho Traikov.

At his new post, Chobanov will be responsible for increasing the popularity of Bulgaria's cultural and historical tourism, it was announced Thursday.

Chobanov is experienced in the fields of cultural and historical heritage, the Bulgarian Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism has said in a statement concerning his appointment.

In October, Borisov fired Chobanov from the Culture Ministry, explaining that he wanted a "faster pace of work."

"Whoever is not capable of keeping up with the work pace I want to see will be dismissed," the Prime Minister declared at that occasion.

Tourism » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: tourism, culture, Todor Chobanov, Traicho Traikov, Boyko Borisov
Advertisement
Advertisement
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria