President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated Bulgaria on the 105th Anniversary of Independence Day

2013-09-22

Sunday, September 22, Vilnius - President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Rosen Plevneliev on the occasion of the 105th Anniversary of Bulgaria's national holiday - Independence Day.

"Over the past years, Lithuania and Bulgaria have developed a strong relationship, based on mutual interests and values, and continue to expand their ties by promoting dialogue both bilaterally and on the international arena," the President wrote in her message of congratulations.

She underlined that only through joint effort and effective cooperation within the EU and NATO the two countries would successfully pursue the goals set and protect common security, energy and economic interests. Lithuania's Presidency of the Council of the European Union was the right time to contribute in a decisive way to the well-being of Lithuania and Bulgaria as well as of all European nations.

Dalia Grybauskaitė wished the President of Bulgaria continued success in working for the good of his country, and she wished well-being and prosperity to Bulgaria and its people.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2013.09.22 14:41

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