Orban to Give State Award to Bulgaria's PM

Bulgaria's outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban inspecting sections of the border fence in southeastern Bulgaria. File photo, BGNES

Outgoing Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will receive one of the highest state orders of Hungary on Wednesday, the government's press office has said.

Borisov is to meet Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orbán in Budapest while on a visit that was due last week but was postponed after the riots in a migrant center.

The Bulgarian Prime Minister in resignation is to be handed an Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary Grand Cross, which is considered the second-highest state order in the country.

The two counterparts will also hold a meeting to discuss current EU affairs.

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