PM Borisov: I am Grateful that Pope Francis Accepted to Come to Bulgaria

Pope Francis' visit is a great advertisement for Bulgaria and I am happy and grateful to accept the invitation, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said. The Premier visited the town of Rakovski, where he is preparing for the reception of His Holiness on May 6, the government information service said.

On the Eve of Pope Francis' Visit: Strict Security Measures in Sofia (Overview)

Hours remain until Pope Francis' visit to Bulgaria. Last preparations are running in the places the Holy Father will visit. In Sofia some restrictions on traffic and parking in the center take effect.

Pope Francis will arrive at 10 am and will be welcomed at the airport by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. The two of them will meet in four eyes.

President Radev And I Will Do Everything Necessary For Pope Francis' Visit to be a Good Advertisement for Bulgaria, Prime Minister Borisov Said

,,President Radev and I, we will do everything necessary for Pope Francis' visit to Bulgaria to be a good advertisement for Bulgaria and for St. George's Day.

PM Borisov will be the First to Welcome Pope Francis in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will meet His Holiness Pope Francis at Sofia Airport on May 5th. The Holy Father arrives in Bulgaria on an apostolic journey that will last until May 7, when he will visit Sofia and the town of Rakovsky, the government press office announced on 3rd of May, reports BNT. 

Movement on Trakia Motorway Will be Stopped on May 6 Due to the Visit of Pope Francis

The limitation is in connection with the visit of Pope Francis to Rakovski, reported NOVA TV. 

On May 6 (Monday) at short intervals before noon and in the afternoon the traffic on Trakia Highway in the 119th to 165th km will be stopped. The restriction is in connection with the visit of Pope Francis to Rakovski, the press agency of the Road Infrastructure Agency announced.