To attend to and protect the interests of the Philippines in Bulgaria.
Within the limits of his authority and within the bounds of Bulgaria, to protect the rights of Philippine citizens and promote their welfare.
To help tourists with relevant and updated travel-related information, issue tourist visa 9a and seamen visa 9c for residents of Bulgaria.
Within the limits of his authority, to promote and expand foreign trade, attract foreign tourists and investments, and protect and advance the interests of Filipino nationals and Filipino workers.
To support the relations between the Philippines and Bulgaria, concern with all kind of matters that may affect the interests of the Philippines and which may be utilized for the development of Philippine economic conditions in general.
Perform such other functions and services as may be deemed proper and necessary in the furtherance of Philippine commercial interests in Bulgaria.
Honorary Consul General of the Republic of the Philippines in the Republic of Bulgaria is Mr. Ognian Trajanov.
Consulate Address: 1421 Sofia, 46 Chervena Stena Str.
Tel .: +359 888 799 319 (querries may be made by phone from Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm)
Fax: +359 2 963 16 10
Born 12.05.1958 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Graduated and post-graduated from the Sofia Technical University. Working experience as a scientific researcher in Interprogramma Institute in the area of Artificial Intelligence. Attended technical and managerial training at IBM and Oracle Corporation.
Founder and owner of TechnoLogica EAD, one of the most successful Bulgarian IT companies. Holder of a Certificate for Responsible Business, handed to Mr. Trajanov by H.R.H. Prince Charles.
Chairman of The National network of the UN Global Compact.
Deputy Chairman of The Bulgarian Association of Information Technologies.
Member of the Board of the Reform Union Club.
Honoured with the award for “Contribution to the Development of Information and Communication Technologies” at the “Mister Economy” competition, the first time this category was established.
He has initiated and managed the program “Engineering Education – Solid and Working”, through which 10 universities have modernized Computer Aided Engineering education.
TechnoMagicLand – the Children’s Interactive Center for Science and Technology, initiated and implemented by his company, won the Investor in Education Award at the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum and the Best Charity Program award of the Bulgarian Charity Forum.
Consul General of the Republic of Philippines, a.h.
Married with two children.
In the anniversary greeting the President of the Republic, Rumen Radev has appreciated the contributions of Mr Trajanov:
“In the course of your extensive professional experience, dedicated to the development of the information and communication technologies, you have always been leading the way and have been setting up the standards. Your enthusiasm, dedication and professional excellence inspired generations of young experts from these spheres of the social life, and made you a role model.”