Romanian President Traian Basescu conducts an official visit in Bulgaria, at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart, Gheorghi Parvanov, the presidency informs. According to Novinite, this is the first visit of a Romanian chief of state in Bulgaria in the last seven years.

Basescu will have official meetings with Parvanov President and the Speaker of the National Assembly, Tsetska Tsacheva. In the last ten years, commerce between the two countries registered a continued growth.

In 2008, the total volume of commercial exchanges exceeded 2 billion euro. In November 2009, there were 1124 companies owned by Bulgarians in Romania.