Meeting between Ambassador Maria Pavlowa and the Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg26 October 2021 News
On 21 October, ambassador Maria Pavlowa, took part in a lunch, hosted by the Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg, prof. Tshilidzi Marwala. The event was also attended by members of the senior executive management of the university. During the lunch, possibilities for co-operation between Sofia University and the University of Johannesburg were discussed as well as joint initiatives by the embassy and the academic community. One of the goals of the partnerships will be to provide support for the newly founded major “African studies” at Sofia University and enrich the quality of knowledge of the Bulgarian students with regards to the cultural and linguistic diversity and the socio-economic development of the countries in Southern Africa. The leadership of the University of Johannesburg confirmed their readiness to take part as partner in the initiatives marking the 30th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and South Africa. Various ideas were contemplated upon, which will result in increased visibility and knowledge oft Bulgaria and will further strengthen the bilateral educational and cultural ties.