In a significant move toward Bulgaria’s integration into the Eurozone, the European Commission (EC) has pledged support for the country’s efforts to promote the adoption of the euro. Today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Lyudmila Petkova, along with EC Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni, signed a partnership agreement in Luxembourg during the EU finance ministers’ meeting.

The agreement signals a crucial step in Bulgaria’s journey toward full integration into the Eurozone, providing assurance to Bulgarian society of the support from European institutions. Petkova emphasized the significance of this partnership, highlighting that it sends a clear message of solidarity and assistance from the EC in Bulgaria’s endeavors.

Under the partnership, Brussels will collaborate closely with Bulgarian authorities to implement an extensive information and communication campaign aimed at raising public awareness about the benefits and implications of adopting the euro. The EC will offer support for various communication activities as part of the national campaign, ensuring that Bulgarian citizens are well-informed about the transition process.

This initiative underscores the commitment of both Bulgaria and the European Commission to facilitate a smooth and informed transition to the euro. With the EC’s backing, Bulgaria is poised to navigate the complexities of euro adoption and further align itself with the economic frameworks of the European Union.

As Bulgaria prepares for this significant transition, the partnership with the European Commission heralds a new chapter in the country’s integration into the Eurozone, promising a brighter economic future and enhanced stability within the European Union.