Deputy Minister of Economy and Industry Irina Shtonova participated in the award ceremony of the national competition ‘Student of the Year’.
Irina Shtonova presented the award to the winner in the category ‘Economic Sciences’ — Valeri Konicheva, 3rd year student at the University of National and World Economy, specialty ‘Finance, Accounting and Control’.
‘Young people like you give us confidence for the future of the country,’ Deputy Minister Shtonova said. She added that ‘Bulgaria needs you, whose knowledge and skills will contribute to the development of our country’s economy’.
This is the XVI edition of the National Competition ‘Student of the Year’. It is organized by the National Representation of Student Councils in the Republic of Bulgaria. This year the event is held under the patronage of President Rumen Radev.
The official ceremony was attended by the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, the Deputy Prime Minister for EU Funds Management Atanas Pekanov, the Minister of Justice Krum Zarkov, deputy ministers, rectors of higher education institutions, representatives of the diplomatic corps in Bulgaria and others.