Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and the Chief Executive of Afghanistan discussed the signing of a bilateral readmission agreement

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov had a phone conversation with the Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Dr. Abdullah Abdullah. The two discussed the bilateral relations and expressed readiness for their development.

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Prime Minister Boyko Borissov was honored with the Hungarian order of Merit Grand Cross Civilian Division

The order is a token of respect for a remarkable political career, for the millennial friendship between the two peoples, for the efforts of Bulgaria and the Bulgarian people to protect the borders of Europe, said Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

At a decoration ceremony at the Parliament in Budapest, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov was honored with the Grand Cross Civilian Division Order of Merit. The award was presented by the Prime Minister Viktor Orban and is one of the most prestigious awards that can be bestowed by the Hungarian state.

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Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with the leader of “New Democracy” Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with the President of the Greek party “New Democracy” Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who was on a visit to Bulgaria.

“Bulgaria highly values the good neighborly relations with Greece. These are absolutely necessary for the region, which needs stability, synchronized actions of the individual states on critical issues, as well as economic development,” pointed out Prime Minister Borissov.

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Prime Minister Borissov talked to the princess of Jordan Dana Firas and the secretary general of the World Tourism Organization Taleb Rifal

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization of the UN (UNWTO) Dr. Taleb Rifai and with the Princess of Jordan Dana Firas, who is President of the Petra National Trust – the oldest Jordanian non-governmental organization for the conservation and protection of cultural heritage.

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A procedure has started for voluntary return of 50 Afghans, other 200 will be returned after their documents are being processed

A procedure for the voluntary return of 50 Afghans, who arrived in our country illegally, has starter, other 200 will be returned after their papers are being processed. This was reported at a working meeting with the Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, whereby the action plan in the case of an emergency situation of increased migratory pressure at the borders of Bulgaria with Turkey was discussed.

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7 November 2014 - Present: Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria.

10 January 2010 - Present: Leader of PP GERB.

21 May 2013-24 July 2014: Member of Parliament from the Parliamentary Group of GERB PP, 42nd National Assembly.

2009-2013: Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria.

10 November 2005: Elected Mayor of the Capital City of Sofia. Appointed by virtue of Sofia Municipal Council Decision No 270/06.11.2005.

1 September 2001: Appointed Secretary General of the Interior Ministry by Decree No 194/2001 of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria. Promoted to ‘Colonel’ pursuant to an ordinance of the Minister of Interior.  Awarded the rank of ‘Major General’ by Decree No 32/2002 of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria. On 25 June 2004 awarded the rank of ‘Lieutenant General’. 

1991: Established IPON-1, one of the largest security companies in the country and corporate member of the International Association of Personal Protection Agents (IAPPA). Boyko Borissov is an individual member of IAPPA.    

1985–1990: Lecturer at the Higher Institute for Police Officers Training and Scientific Research of the Ministry of Interior.  Awarded a ‘Doctor of Science’ degree for his dissertation thesis “Psycho-Physical Training of Operational Staff”.

1990: Relinquished the system of the Ministry of Interior.  

1982: Platoon commander, company commander.



1982: Graduated from the Higher Special School of the Ministry of Interior, majoring in “Anti Fire Equipment and Safety”. Awarded the rank of ‘Lieutenant’.



  • 30 April 2012: Awarded a prize for outstanding contribution to the promotion of tennis in Bulgaria by the President of Tennis Europe, Jacques Dupre.
  • 29 October 2010: Awarded the international Foundation Prize (Prix de la Fondation) of the Crans Montana Forum for his commitment and efforts in countering corruption and organzied crime in Bulgaria.


  • 16 October 2010: Award by Europol for good cooperation with the Bulgarian Security Services.


  • 10 November 2009: Awarded the bronze ‘European Bull’ award by the Taxpayers Association Europe (TAE).