Meeting with Ms. Kahayova, Deputy Mayor of Kardzhali
On November 25, 2015, in Kardzhali, a meeting between Ms. Elisaveta Kehayova, Deputy Mayor of the Municipality of Kardzhali for Education, Culture, Social Affairs, Sports, Tourism and Eurointegration, and Mr. Georgi Georgiev, President of National Alliance for Social Responsibility (NASO), took place. Within the meeting, Mr. Georgiev presented the mission, tasks and activities of NASO, the initiatives and aims of the Alliance in the different regions of Bulgaria and explained the purpose of the coming meeting between business sector and social service representatives planned for the same day and aimed at the development of corporate social responsibility. Mr. Georgiev also pointed out the good work of Kardzhali authorities for social services planning and implementing, including through own funding and the establishment of new services. Additionally, he expressed his satisfaction with the 2016 program for social service development and the opportunities for a stronger partnership between the Municipality of Kardzhali and NASO were commented on, not only through local activities, but also through national initiatives. Mrs. Kehayova on her behalf shared her good impressions about NASO’s work in the last few years and expressed her willingness to participate more actively in the national forums and events of NASO. During the conversation, some specific local initiatives and challenges in the regional development were discussed. The meeting ended up positively by making a commitment on both sides to a closer partnership and achievement of greater results.