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Monument to Khan Krum in Plovdiv

Monument to Khan Krum in Plovdiv

6/5/2007 9:30:51 AM

The President Georgi Purvanov unveiled the Plovdiv monument to one of the famous Bulgarian rulers – Khan Krum. The black granite monument is located in the Trakia residential area.

The event was attended by a number of VIP figures: the Interior Minister Rumen Petkov, Transport Minister Peter Mutafchiev, Plovdiv Mayor Ivan Chomakov, Regional Manager Todor Petkov, Plovdiv Metropolitan Father Nikolay, Prof. Bozhidar Dimitrov, MPs, regional councilors, high rank military officers, regional administration officials.

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