Canada Bulgaria Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group launches

Bulgarian Ambassador Nikolay Milkov and the vice president of the Ottawa Region Bulgarian Foundation Ralitsa Tcholakova hosted a reception to mark the start of the Canada Bulgaria Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group on April 20 in Parliament's Centre Block.

Ottawa Region Bulgarian Foundation vice president Ralitsa Tcholakova performs. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane

Senators Raynell Andreychuk, Joseph Day, and Salma Ataullahjan, Bulgarian Ambassador Nikolay Milkov, EU Ambassador Marie-Anne Coninsx, Senator Victor Oh and group co-chair Senator Yonah Martin. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane

Global Affairs Canada’s Olivier Nicoloff in conversation with Ms. Martin. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane