President Karolos Papoulias will pay an official visit to Bulgaria on Wednesday and Thursday.

During his stay in Sofia, Papoulias will meet his Bulgarian counterpart Georgi Parvanov, Prime Minister Boiko Borisov, the mayor of the Bulgarian capital, Yordanka Fadakova, the Patriarch of Bulgaria Maximos, as well as the leaders of the political parties. Moreover, the presidents of Greece and Bulgaria will jointly inaugurate a Greek-Bulgarian business forum.

The agenda of talks is expected to bilateral relations, developments in the European Union and NATO, as well as prospects for further development of economic cooperation.

Papoulias will be accompanied by Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas and Agricultural Development Minister Costas Skandalidis.