Bulgarian Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova met with Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Bulgaria Anatoliy Makarov, the press centre of the Ministry of Energy announced. They discussed deepening bilateral relations, specifically in the field of energy.
In the autumn of 2017, the 16th sitting of the Bulgarian-Russian Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation will be taking place. The chair on the Bulgarian side will be Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova.
Within the joint working groups, all topics of mutual interests will be discussed beforehand. According to Minister Petkova, holding a sitting of the Bulgarian-Russian Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation will provide new opportunities to develop bilateral relations.
Ambassador Makarov and Minister Petkova also discussed the future of the construction project of Belene Power Plant. Petkova informed that, by the end of September, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences was to prepare the techno-economic and legal analysis in relation to the need to construct a new nuclear plant in Bulgaria.