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IBA took part in the discussion forum "Economic potential and challenges of municipalities to the west of Sofia" in Bojurishte

April 20, 2016

 

On April 19, 2016 in Bojurishte was held Discussion Forum on "Economic potential and challenges of municipalities to the west of Sofia".

The forum attended Rositsa Ivanova - Regional Governor of Sofia region, Lyuben Petrov - Deputy Minister of Economy, Krasimir Kiriakov - Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Anna Radovska – Secretary General of InvestBulgaria Agency, Ivan Todorov – legal advisor at InvestBulgaria Agency, Georgi Dimov - Mayor of Bojurishte, Trajko Mladenov - Mayor of Kostinbrod, Dimiter Chukurliev - Commercial Director Automotor Corporation and Plamen Dilkov - Executive Director of VEZ Svoge Ltd.

Mrs. Anna Radovska - Secretary General of InvestBulgaria Agency (IBA) participated in panel entitled: "The state as a factor in improving the business climate and potential of municipalities to attract investments - infrastructure, information services, regulatory environment, public private partnerships".

"InvestBulgaria Agency strives to be a major mediator between the state and investors. In 2015, in IBA were processed about 230 requests and were certified 12 projects for over BGN 200 mln. and is expected to be opened over 1,300 jobs. This is mainly due to the political stability and the policy that leads the economy ministry headed by Minister Bojidar Lukarski. As says our Executive Director Mr. Stamen Yanev, future incentives will be based on the exact pattern of the investor. Together with the Ministry of Economy, we make an effort to find the right incentives for different types of investors, including startups, entrepreneurs and companies in the field of innovation", said Mrs. Radovska. She assured the participants that when municipalities and investors need support for business expansion and new projects they can turn to the IBA to obtain the needed information and support. Ivan Todorov - legal advisor at InvestBulgaria Agency focused on issuing a certificate Class C, Class B and Class A, and the Investment Promotion Act.