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British ambassador Rob Dixon visits Varna

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Varna Mayor Ivan Portnih met with British Ambassador to Bulgaria, Dr. Rob Dixon, the Bulgarian news agency BTA reports.

Varna is the second town, outside of Sofia, where the British ambassador to Bulgaria has paid an official visit after presenting his letters of accreditation. Rob Dixon got acquainted with the projects for the development of Varna – the education initiative “Varna - Knowledge City”, the ideas for moving the port infrastructure and socializing the territory freed, the construction of a new industrial zone. Emphasis was laid on the good logistics of the seaside city, as Varna Airport flies to 31 year-round destinations. Ivan Portnih on his part stated that Varna has good contacts with Liverpool, and that a delegation from Varna was acquainted with the model of The Knowledge Quarter there – for promoting innotative industries through the development of education and science.

Ambassador Dixon stated that Varna was a wonderful city and that he understands why so many Brits have chosen it as their home. Mayor Portnih said he was happy there were hundreds of British university students studying in Varna. 

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