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Working meeting between the Chairperson of the State Commission on Information Security Mrs. Tsveta Markova and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria H.E. Mr. Gerhard Reiweger

On 29 October 2010 a working meeting between the Chairperson of the State Commission on Information Security Mrs. Tsveta Markova and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria H.E. Mr. Gerhard Reiweger was held.

Mrs. Markova introduced H. E. Mr. Gerhard Reiweger to the structure, the functions and the activities of the State Commission on Information Security as National Security Authority. She emphasized that the Commission carries out the state policy in the field of the protection of classified information and conducts methodological guidance and control over the activities of the security and public order services.

Both parties shared their positive assessment of the development of the bilateral relations with a view to the Agreement on between the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Federal Government of the Republic of Austria on exchange and mutual protection of classified information, which was signed on 11 July 2008 in Sofia. Mrs. Markova stressed that the signing of international Agreement in this field establishes the legal framework of the protection of the classified information exchanged between the two states and contributes to the more active development of the relations in the sphere of industrial security.

The meeting was held at the building of the State Commission on Information Security and was conducted in a working atmosphere.