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Stamen Yanev: Bulgaria will be a natural bridge of economic cooperation between the EU and Asia

June 17, 2015


Bulgaria is a natural bridge for economic cooperation between the EU and Asia, and this cooperation will be developed. This said Stamen Yanev, Executive director of InvestBulgaria Agency (IBA), at his election as a member of the Board of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), representing the countries of Eastern Europe.

In the presenting of his candidacy, Stamen Yanev put before the delegates some major accents of the successful strategy that follows the headed by him agency, to stimulate the interest in the investment environment in Bulgaria.

He highlighted the huge economic potential of Eastern Europe and in particular the countries of the Balkans, as well as investment opportunities, advanced bilateral and multilateral cooperation.

WAIPA represents 220 organizations, which support and encourage the investments from more than 150 countries. The Governing Council of the organization consists of a Chairman, two deputies and 7 members elected on a regional basis for a period of 1 year.