Mr. José Ramón Moreno, Mr. Spas Panchev, H.M. King Simeon II and Mr. Pedro Vaz Pereira. In the photo, H.M. the King is holding the plaque of Mr. Tay Peng Hian.
As Honorary President, H.M. King Simeon II of Bulgaria, in the name of the Union of Bulgarian Philatelists, awarded its President, Mr. Spas Panchev; the former President and main organizer of the foundation FEPA Congress in Sofia 1989, Mr. Christo Nikoltchev; Mr. Pedro Vaz Pereira, President of the Portuguese Federation of Philately and FEPA Honorary President; Mr. Tay Peng Hian, FIP President and Mr. José Ramón Moreno, FEPA President.
The FEPA Board unanimously decided to grant to H.M. King Simeon II with a Certificate and the souvenir gift of the FEPA 25th Anniversary. In the photo, the FEPA President, José Ramón Moreno, presenting it to H.M. King Simeon II of Bulgaria.
Mr. Spas Panchev gave to the King the Souvenir Sheet issued on occasion of “Bulcollecto 2014” while Mr. and Mrs Vaz Pereira brought to him a Portuguese porcelain.
The whole group who attended the Royal audience: Ms Philippa Nikolov, Director of Philately of the Bulgarian Post; Mr. Rui Alves, Commissioner of Portugal; Mrs Alves; Mr. Stanislav Dotchev, General Director of the Bulgarian Post; Mr. Spas Panchev, President of the Union of Bulgarian Philatelists; Mr. Boncho Bonev, International responsible of the Union of Bulgarian Philatelists; Mr. Jose Ramon Moreno, FEPA President; Mr. Christo Nikoltchev, former President and present Secretary of the Union of Bulgarian Philatelists, H.M. King Simeon II; Mr. Julio Maia; Mr. Pedro Vaz Pereira Honorary President of FEPA and President of the Portuguese Federation; Mrs Panchev; Mrs Vaz Pereira and Mr. Joao Soeiro.
The event took place at the Royal Palace of Vrana, in Sofia, Bulgaria, on the 27th of October.
Congratulations again to Mr. Spas Panchev and his team for this new and extraordinary success of the Union of Bulgarian Philatelists.