(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)

The Israeli and Bulgarian governments will on Tuesday, 11 September 2012, in Jerusalem, hold their second inter-governmental consultation.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will welcome his Bulgarian counterpart, Boyko Borisov, in his Jerusalem office. At the same time, Israeli ministers and their Bulgarian counterparts will hold working meetings at the King David Hotel. Following the meetings, there will be a joint press conference and a Government meeting chaired by Prime Minister Netanyahu and Prime Minister Borisov.

The two Prime Ministers will sign a joint declaration to mark the progress that has been achieved in bilateral relations and will emphasize their determination to further enhance relations and to expand cooperation on a broad range of strategically important issues. They will also reiterate their commitment to fight all forms of terrorism.

The two governments will also sign the following agreements:

  1. A security cooperation agreement, including assurances for the peace and security of Israeli tourists in Bulgaria;
  2. An information technology and communications cooperation agreement;
  3. A health cooperation agreement; and
  4. A culture, education and science cooperation agreement.

 

Recent agreements between Israel and Bulgaria:

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA ON SOCIAL SECURITY BULGARIA 25/03/2008 SOCIAL SECURITY View AGREEMNT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA ON COOPERATION IN COMBATING ILLICIT TRAFFICKING AND ABUSE OF NARCOTIC DRUGS AND PSYCHTROPIC SUBSTANCES AND OTHER SERIOUS CRIMES BULGARIA 25/02/2007 DRUGS, COMBATING CCRIME View AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA ON THE WAIVER OF VISA REQUIREMENT FOR THEIR NATIONALS BULGARIA 11/06/2006 VISA View DECISION NO 1/2005 OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE BULGARIA-ISRAEL AMENDING PROTOCOL B TO THE FREE TRADE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL BULGARIA 25/09/2005 FREE/PREFERENTIAL TRADE AREAS- FTA View FREE TRADE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA BULGARIA 08/06/2001 FREE/PREFERENTIAL TRADE AREAS- FTA View