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Brussels, 29 May 2013
President Barroso congratulates Plamen Oresharski on the occasion of his nomination as Prime Minister of Bulgaria
President Barroso has sent the following message today to Plamen Oresharski, the new Prime Minister of Bulgaria following the vote of the new Government by the Bulgarian Parliament:
Dear Prime Minister,
On behalf of the European Commission and myself, I have the pleasure to convey to you my warmest congratulations on the occasion of your nomination as Prime Minister of Bulgaria.
Your appointment comes at a crucial time for your country and the European Union as a whole. Your government has the opportunity to make a significant impact on the living standards of your citizens by pursuing economic and structural reforms.
I wish you every success as Prime Minister and I look forward to meeting with you soon.
José Manuel Barroso