Sofia, capital of Bulgaria.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) officially opened an embassy in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia today, after Bulgaria opened an embassy in Abu Dhabi, federal capital city of the UAE, in April 2018, the Independent Balkan News Agency reported, according to the sofiaglobe.com website.
UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, attended the embassy opening.
He also held talks with Prime Minister Boiko Borissov and his Bulgarian counterpart Ekaterina Zaharieva.
A Bulgarian government statement quoted Mr Borissov as saying that following the activation of relations between Bulgaria and the UAE, it was important to maintain the dynamic and to continue to develop fruitful co-operation.
Borissov described the opening of the UAE embassy as a “good step” that would help facilitating bilateral dialogue and trade and economic co-operation.
News sources: https://sofiaglobe.com, Independent Balkan News Agency, Bulgarian Foreign Ministry