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The book "Unity makes strength. Bulgarian holders of Belgian national orders in the 21st century" has been published

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Съединението прави силата корица 1On July 13, 2021 in the Regional Historical Museum - Sofia the premiere of the book "Unity makes strength. Bulgarian bearers of Belgian national orders in the 21st century" (Tendril Publishing House) took place. Its author is Prof. Alexandre Kostov, Dr. habil., Corresponding Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The event was organized by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium and was attended by representatives of the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry and other institutions, foreign diplomats, scholars and public figures. H.E. Frédéric Meurice, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Bulgaria, greeted those present.

The bilingual Bulgarian-English edition is dedicated to the activities and contribution of prominent Bulgarian politicians, scholars and businesspeople to the development of bilateral relations between Bulgaria and Belgium over the past twenty years. The main attention is paid to the role of the human factor in them and, in particular, to the recognition received through the awarding of national orders. In the eventful and personal history of the relations between the two countries, the awarding of prominent figures with high state awards is quite common. The book presents the individual efforts of each of the awarded Bulgarians, as part of the joint efforts to strengthen the common European home through the development of relations between Bulgaria and Belgium.

Among those awarded the highest Belgian awards in the last two decades are a number of scholars from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

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