Photos: Velislav Nikolov (EU2018BG)
The Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU Council Lilyana Pavlova signed today at the National Palace of Culture a sponsorship agreement with BMW Vertriebs GmbH Bulgaria, represented by the company’s manager Mr. Alexander Milanov. The partnership agreement arranges the delivery of two electric cars BMWi3 for the needs of the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU Council 2018.
„Without such partnerships the Bulgarian Presidency would not have all these opportunities to present this country in the best way”,
the Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency Lilyana Pavlova said. She thanked the company for the offered cooperation and stressed that by accepting the “green” cars they support the efforts for a cleaner ambient air and environment which is one of the priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency. The electric cars will be extremely useful for the implementation of all projects of the two Directorates that are tasked with the organisation and carrying out the events during the Bulgarian Presidency.
„BMW Group Bulgaria recognises the important role Bulgaria is playing during the rotational Presidency of the EU Council. As part of a global company we would like to support the useful efforts of the European institutions, and as a Bulgarian company, we would like to support the work of the Ministry for the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU Council in trying to demonstrate on a daily basis to the guests of our capital city the qualities of our country and our people“,
BMW Group Bulgaria’s CEO Alexander Milanov said when handing over the cars to the Ministry for the Bulgarian Presidency.
“Green energy has been used even for manufacturing these cars. They do not have any harmful emissions and smells, and are completely silent which makes them comfortable and safe for everyday use in urban traffic environment,”
the BMW representative for Bulgaria pointed out.
The cars offered for the purposes of the Presidency are BMW i3 BEV 94 Ah, respectively with blue metallic colour Protonic Blue with Frozen Grey accent and Capparis White with BMW i Blue accent. They feature the innovative BMW iDrive system as well as many innovative functions and technologies for driver support.