Grain producers from Ruse – members of the Regional Farmer Union - "Dunavsko zurno" arrived at a two-day working visit at the European Parliament in Brussels on 13th and 14th of November 2013. During the visit, Preslav Borissov MEP had organized a meeting with the coordinator of the EPP Group at Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development in the European Parliament - Mr. Albert Dess ( MEP from Germany ) and Pekka Pesonen , Secretary General of Copa-Cogeca (the European Association for farmers and agri-cooperatives)more
A group of visitors from Dobrich and Rousse visited the European Parliament in Brussels at the invitation of the MEP Preslav Borissov (EPP / GERB) on 13 and 14 November, 2013. They were introduced to the functions and activities of the institution through a lecture "Introduction to the structure and work of the European Parliament " provided by the department of visits and seminars in the EP. They also had the opportunity to learn more about the work of the Bulgarian MEPs from the EPP (GERB) group, what their daily duties in Brussels are and what issues they work on.more
On 17th of October, the members of the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection voted the legislation proposed by the European Commission about the safety of non-food products, a legislation in which 353 amendments were made by the MEPs.
The main point of the disagreement was article 7, which forces the producers to label the country of origin, so the identification and traceability of the products can be improved.more
On 5th of October, 2013, MEP Preslav Borisov (GERB) is opening a new Information office in the town of Silistra.
The official opening will be at 10 a.m., starting with a meeting at Danube Hotel on 1 Svoboda Square, where Mr. Borissov will present to the guests his work in the European Parliament and will introduce them to the basic features of the new information office.more