Diplomatic missions

Africa

Asia

Australia and Oceania

Europe

North America

South America

Japan, Tokyo, Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria

Head of Mission

Borislav Kostov

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to Japan

Professional career

Since December 2016 – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to Japan; 18 January 2017 – presented Credentials to the Emperor of Japan

May 2014 - Nov 2016 Director General “Bilateral Relations”, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)

Dec 2008 - Mar 2014 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Republic of India; Concurrently accredited as Ambassador of Bulgaria to Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka, with residence in New Delhi

2003 - 2008 Head of “South and Southeast Asia” pision, “Asia, Australia and Oceania” Directorate, MFA; 2007-2008 – Governor for Bulgaria to the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Board of Governors

1997-2003 Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Bulgaria, New Delhi, India; February 2002 – June 2003 – Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the Embassy of Bulgaria, New Delhi, India

1995-1997 Counsellor, Asian Department, MFA

1992-1995 Counsellor, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the Embassy of Bulgaria, Islamabad, Pakistan

1990-1992 Second and First Secretary, Asian Department, MFA

1987-1990 Third and Second Secretary, Embassy of Bulgaria, New Delhi, India

1981-1987 Attaché and Third Secretary, Asian Department, MFA

1981 Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Education

1981 M.A. in International Relations, Moscow State Institute for International Relations 

1991 Diplomacy Course at the University of Leeds, UK

Foreign languages

English, Russian, Hindi 

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