08 March, 2007
Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergei Stanishev will be heading his country's delegation at the signing, in Athens next week, of the final three-country agreement for the construction of the Bourgas-Alexandroupoli oil pipeline.
The agreement will be signed by Development Minister Dimitris Sioufas on behalf of the Greek government, Russian Industry and Energy Minister Viktor Khristenko and Bulgarian Regional Development and Public Works Minister Assen Gagaouzov.
According to an announcement by the press office of the Bulgarian government, 700 million dollars are to be invested in this pipeline project.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will also be present at the signining ceremony according to a Kremlin announcement late Tuesday evening.
Source: Athens News Agency