Anžej Frangeš, Ambassador
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Travel Advice: COVID-19
As the probability of infection with COVID-19 remains present, Slovenian citizens wishing to travel abroad are advised to follow the news on the spread of the virus, especially on the planned route, to check the conditions of entry into the country of destination, and to comply with local rules. Slovenian citizens returning from abroad are advised to follow the recommendations of the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ).
Mr Anžej Frangeš, first Slovenian resident ambassador took over his duties in Bulgaria on 11 June 2018. On 24 May 2018, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, appointed Anžej Frangeš Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Slovenia to the Republic of Bulgaria.
Mr Anžej Frangeš joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2003. During his employment at the Ministry, from 2005 to 2009, he was sent to the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Belgrade, where he focused on bilateral cooperation between Slovenia and Serbia and closely followed the Kosovo issue. In 2011, he was seconded to EULEX Kosovo. For the next three years, he discharged the tasks of Regional Liaison Officer for Belgrade and Pristina and, between 2014 and 2016, he was engaged as part of the European External Action Service - EU Delegation in Belgrade, focusing on dialogue between Serbia and Kosovo.
Following his return to Slovenia, he served as Adviser to the Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs, until he assumed the duties of Ambassador in Bulgaria.