Visit of the Minister of Education and Science - Krasimir Valchev
The Minister of Education and Science Krasimir Valchev visited the prehistoric salt-production and urban center - Provadia-Solnitsata. Corresponding Member Prof. Vasil Nikolov and his team presented to the guest the unique for the Balkans and Europe archeological complex from the 6th and 5th millennium BC. Minister Valtchev was impressed by the partially restored imposing fortification system of the oldest urban center in Europe, the massive remains of two-story buildings, the facilities for the industrial production of salt, and the results of its long-distance trade. He stressed the need to increase the number of organized visits to representative archaeological sites within school curricula.
Together with Art. Cor. Vassil Nikolov and his team, he discussed the possibility of organizing a large information campaign, first at schools in Northeastern Bulgaria, which would include organized visits by students to the unique in the Balkans and Europe, salt-production and urban center, Provadia-Solnitsata.