PRESIDENT PURVANOV OPENED A MEETING OF MUNICIPALITIES IN ALBENA
Mayors and employees from the 263 municipalities in the country gathered at an annual meeting of the Bulgarian local authorities, organized by the National Association of Bulgarian Municipalities at the Albena seaside resort. President Georgi Purvanov opened the forum on October 17 and cut the ribbon of the Goods and Services for the Municipalities exhibition, organized within the framework of the event. During the two days of the seminar the mayors discussed with MPs problems of financing the municipalities, subsidies for health care and education, etc. Deputy Premiers Lidiya Shouleva and Kostadin Paskalev and Finance Minister Milen Velchev took part the annual meeting on Friday.