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Ambassador Opens Agricultural Technologies Site

Ambassador Opens Agricultural Technologies Site (Photo: U.S. Embassy)

Ambassador Opens Agricultural Technologies Site

On Friday, October 25th, Ambassador Marcie B. Ries attended the official opening of a Site for Agricultural Technologies at the Agriculture University in Plovdiv. The project was realized with the financial support of the America for Bulgaria Foundation (ABF) which as Ambassador Ries said was “critical for the development of this national agricultural technologies center.” In her opening remarks Ambassador Ries said also that “through investments in innovative and advanced technologies, Bulgarian researchers, agricultural producers, and food experts can achieve remarkable results with U.S. support.” The event was attended by Minister of Agriculture Dimitar Grekov, Agriculture University Rector Christina Yancheva, ABF Chairperson Desislava Taliokova, members of the faculty, students, local businessmen, and media.