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HRISTO TERZIYSKI - Minister of Interior

 Born on July 31, 1968, in Kyustendil  

Education and training

Graduated from the Technical University in Sofia, Specialty "Electronics and Automation"

2005 – Completed specialized course at International Law Enforcement Academy /ILEA/ in Budapest

2008 – Completed specialized course at International Law Enforcement Academy /ILEA/ in Roswell, USA

Professional Experience

1996 - Started his professional career at the Ministry of Interior (Sofia Metropolitan Police Directorate, Criminal Police Unit) and has consecutively taken the following positions:

  • Operational police officer, Criminal Police Unit, 6th Territorial Police Department of Sofia Metropolitan Police Directorate
  • Operational police officer, Counterdrug Unit, Sofia Metropolitan Police Directorate
  • Head of Task Force, Criminal Police Unit, 6th Territorial Police Department of Sofia Metropolitan Police Directorate
  • Head of Counterdrug Unit, Sofia Metropolitan Police Directorate
  • Deputy Chief, Criminal Police Department, Sofia Metropolitan Police Directorate

September 2009 – Deputy Director of Sofia Metropolitan Police Directorate

February 24, 2015 – 23 July 2020 - Director of National Police General Directorate;

 

Appointed as Minister of Interior on July 24, 2020 by the 44-th National Assembly.