Prime Minister Boiko Borisov made a 3-day-visit to Israel with a huge delegation of high-ranking representatives: Mr Tomislav Donchev -Vice PM, Minister on the European Funds and Economic Policy, Mr Krasimir Valchev - Minister of Education, Mrs Rumyana Bachvarova, Head of the Cabinet of the Prime Minister, Mrs Yordanka Fandakova - Mayor of Sofia, Mr Georg Georgiev - Deputy Foreign Minister and others.
During the visit, the Prime Minister and his delegation had meetings with the Prime Minister of Israel - Mr Netanyahu, The President of Israel - Mr Rivlin, the Opposition Leader - Mr Herzog, the Mayor of Tel-Aviv - Mr Huldai, the Patriarch of Jerusalem, the Leaders of the American Jewish Committee - organized by Mr Victor Melamed, and other meetings including a brief visit to Ramallah. The delegation also visited the Holy Sepulcher during Mr Borisov's birthday. Mr Borisov was accompanied there by the Bulgarian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Antony. The captain pilot of the plane of the delegation was Mr Yanko Georgiev - CEO of Bulgaria Air. Mr Emil Magrisso - Secretary General of BCCBI accompanied and supported the delegation as translator.