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Minister Lilyana Pavlova delivered a lecture to students of Varna Free University

    The Minister of Regional Development and Public Works, Lilyana Pavlova, PhD delivered a lecture to students of Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar". She presented to the young economists the structure and functions of one of the oldest ministries in Bulgaria, established in 1879 by decree of Prince Alexander Battenberg.

    Besides the construction and maintenance of road infrastructure, the main focus of the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works is the policy for urban development and urban environment, said Minister Pavlova.

    The lecture was presented within the traditional internship at state institutions of Master’s degree students majoring in Master's degree programs European Administration and Management and Management of Projects Financed from EU Funds. The internship was held for the 16th consecutive year.

    The students of Varna Free University visited the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) and got acquainted with its activities and initiatives related to the provision of mandatory training for civil servants, the training of the team of the rotating chairmanship of the EU Council and the establishment of the Academy for Young Leaders in Public Administration.

    At the end of the meeting, an invitation was extended to the students for an internship at the IPA for the period from April to June, when much of the trainings for civil servants is conducted.



    The students also held meetings at the administration of the Council of Ministers, where they  talked with the Chief of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister concerning Coalition Politics and Public Administration and the Interior Minister, Rumyana Bachvarova and the Secretary of the Council of Administrative Reform - Anton Gerunov, with the Head of the Project Management Department to the Secretary General of the Council of Ministers - Nikolay Naydenov and experts from the Project Management Department and Modernization of the Administration Directorate .

    On 9 March thestudents ofVarna Free Universityvisited the National Assemblyand attended theplenary sessioninfirst round of voting ofa billamendingand supplementing theLaw on theDevelopmentof the Academic Staff.

    Part of the internship program was the working visit to the Presidency, where students visited the Coat of Arms Hall and met with representatives of the Strategic Policies, Analysis and Forecasts Unit, of the Secretariat on Foreign Policy And Economy, Regional Development And Infrastructure.

by ВСУ Черноризец Храбър