The Commercial and Economic office of Bulgaria to India received the Grand award as the Best Commercial and Economic Affairs Offices of Bulgaria abroad out of all the offices in the world.
This achievement was due to significant and rise of investments and tourism from India in the past year.
Bulgaria also had the top Bollywood production house Red Chilli Entertainment shooting for upcoming films naming Rohit Shetty, Shahrukh Khan and Kajol for Dilwale and Ajay Devgan getting ready for his next production already finalized at the location.
Mr. Stefan Ionkov, Head of Commercial and Economic Section received the award and said “this award is the sign of the hardwork and effort that we have put in to promote Bulgaria in India. I want to thank our partnership with the Ministry of Economy of Bulgaria, Ministry of Tourism of Bulgaria, Ministry of External Affairs of Bulgaria and the private sector in Bulgaria as well as our Indian partners such as Travel Masters India Corporation for the helping us to achieve the success with Bollywood in Bulgaria, the travel industry in India, Qatar Airways, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and to Mr. Nitin Sachdeva, Venture Marketing, advisor to the Commercial office with whom we started all this effort 3 years back. The growth of MICE groups has been phenomenal and it continues to grow among the corporates to be one of the preferred destination for their meetings & incentives. With Bollywood coming to Bulgaria, we expect a widespread destination outreach to the consumer and growth in the years to come.”