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1967-71 Vice-President of the City Council Prof. Nora K. Anieva, Sofia
Circa 1971-? Deputy Mayor of Sofia
In 1991 Deputy Premier Minister

1971-74 Vice-President of the City Council Pantaleeva Parashjeva, Sofia

1974-89 Vice-President of the City Council Lilyana I. Vasileva, Sofia

1983-86 1. Deputy Mayor Lilyana I. Vasileva, Sofia

1986-89 Vice-President of the City Council Temenuzhka M. Teofilova, Sofia
1986-89 First Secretary of the Communist Party of Sofia Vasil Levski (Borough of the Town)

1991-95 Chairperson of the Municipal Council Julieta Lyubomirova Kalcheva, Montana

2000-01 Regional Governor Lilyana Hranova-Petkova, Gabrova
Until her appointment she was Chief Secretary of the Regional Administration

2001 Acting Regional Governor Yulia Kuzmanova Yaneva, Burgas
2001 Deputy Regional Governor

2003-09 Regional Governor Maria Neykova, Stara Zagora 

2005-09 Regional Governor Svetlana Velikova, Silistra

2005-09 Regional Governor Rayna Yovtcheva, Haskovo

2005-09 Regional Governor Gergana Trifonova, Veliko

2005-09 Regional Governor Maria Dimova, Russe

2005-09 Regional Governor Hristina Tcholakova, Sliven

2005-09 Regional Governor
Surai Velieva, Lovetch

2009-11 and 2011- Mayor Yordanka Asenova Fandakova, Sofia
The city of Sofia is one of 28 Provinces of Bulgaria (not the same as the Sofia Province, which surrounds the city). Besides the city of Sofia, the capital province encompasses 24 municipalities. Each municipality has a head person who is elected in a popular election. The head of the county is its mayor. The assembly members are chosen every four years. She was Deputy Mayor 2005-09 and Minister of Education in 2009.

2009-13 Regional Governor Ivanka Todorova Taushanova, Kardzhali

2009-13 Regional Governor Pepa Vladimirova, Vratsa

2009-12 Regional Governor Tanya Dimitrova, Yambol
Ambassador to Croatia from 2012.

2011 Acting Mayor of Sofia Maria Boyadzhiyska

2013-14 Deputy Regional Governor Nina Petkova, Montana

2014-17 Governor

Until 2017 Rasitsa Dobreva, Pleven

2017- Governor Veska Shosheva, Stara Zagora
A Professor

2017- Governor Ivanka Baeva, Gabrovo

 

 Last updated 20.02.17