Prime Minister Kiril Petkov met with OECD Secretary General Mathias Cormann13 April 2022 Events and Discussions
Bulgaria expects to receive its OECD Roadmap, Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said during a meeting in Delphi with Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Mathias Cormann. The Prime Minister expressed hope that there will be positive progress on the subject in the next few months. Petkov pointed out that Bulgaria highly appreciates the decision of the OECD in January to start accession discussions with our country and especially thanked Mathias Cormann for his active and consistent position in favor of this decision.
The Prime Minister invited the Secretary General of the OECD to visit Bulgaria soon and to discuss in more detail the next steps that our country has to take on its path to membership in the Organisation. Prime Minister Petkov pointed out that the deepening of Bulgaria's cooperation with the OECD is essential for the implementation of a number of key reforms in our country, as well as for strengthening the regional and global scope of the Organisation. The Prime Minister noted that our country shares the values of the OECD and supports their promotion and that at the moment it is more important than ever to have a community of countries united by such shared values.