Ekaterina Zaharieva sent a congratulatory letter to Hon Nanaia Mahuta on the occasion of Waitangi Day06 February 2021 News
In a congratulatory letter on the occasion of Waitangi Day the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria Ekaterina Zaharieva has expressed her readiness to work closely with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand Hon Nanaia Mahuta for the further deepening and broadening of the traditionally friendly relations between Bulgaria and New Zealand. Deputy Prime Minister Zaharieva also highlighted the importance of the partnerships of New Zealand with the European Union and NATO, and shared her view that the future EU-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement will not only facilitate trade but will also create new opportunities for the benefit of Bulgarian and New Zealand businesses.
Minister Zaharieva noted that Waitangi Day was also celebrated by the Bulgarian community in New Zealand, and emphasised that, as a bridge of friendship and cooperation, it has an important role for the further development of the bilateral relations.
Congratulatory letters on the occasion of Waitangi Day were also sent from H.E. Mr Rumen Radev, President of the Republic of Bulgaria, to H.E. The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand, and from H.E. Mr Boyko Borissov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria, to H.E. The Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand.