Immediately after the beginning of our collaboration with the  State University of Library Studies and Informational Technologies, Bulgaria, we were pleased with the opportunity to be official guests to the Scientific Conference “Leadership and leadership practices in national security management”, organised by SULSIT on the 8 February 2019. The official part of the conference was held at the National Library St. St. Cyril and Methodius and began with the annual statesmanship and leadership merit awards ceremony. We extend our congratulations to the Vice-president of the Republic of Bulgaria – Mrs. Iliyana Yotova and the Attorney – general of the Republic of Bulgaria – Mr. Sotir Tsatsarov for being awarded the Stefan Stambolov Leadership merit award and to the Honorary professors of SULSIT  – Maj. Gen. Todor Boyadjiev, Dr. Zsolt Kohalmi,  Honorrary Amb. Pavlos Apostolides and Mr. Mikhail Bogdanov.