Profile: Bulgarian President Rumen Radev

Source: Xinhua| 2019-07-01 09:06:10|Editor: Shi Yinglun
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BEIJING, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Bulgarian President Rumen Radev will pay a state visit to China on July 1-5 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Born on June 18, 1963, Radev holds a PHD in Military Science, majoring in "Enhancing the Tactical Training of Aircrews and Air Combat Simulations."

Major General Radev had served in the air force for a long time and once acted as the Commander of the Bulgarian Air Force before retiring in August 2016.

In November 2016, Radev won the presidential election. And he took office in January 2017 for a five-year term.

The Bulgarian president will attend the 13th Summer Davos Forum during his stay in China.