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Minister of Interior

Mladen Marinov

Born on November 21, 1971, in the town of Teteven.


1997 - Graduated the Academy of the Ministry of Interior

2002 - Master's degree in Counteraction to Crime and Public Order Protection from the Academy of the Ministry of Interior

2005 – Master’s degree in law from the Neofit Rilski South-West University, Blagoevgrad

2014 – Master’s degree in Civil Protection and Critical Infrastructure Protection from the Georgi Rakovski Military Academy, Sofia

Good command of English; Basic knowledge of Russian.

Professional Experience

1991 - Started working at the Ministry of Interior (Sofia Metropolitan Directorate of Interior) and passed through different positions – police officer, police commander, and head of group, head of unit, and deputy head of department.

June, 2013 – July, 2014 – Deputy Director of Sofia Metropolitan Directorate of Interior; Since July, 2014 – Director of Sofia Metropolitan Directorate of Interior;

May 9, 2017 - September 19, 2018 - Secretary General of the Ministry of Interior.

Elected Minister of Interior on September 20, 2018 by the 44-th National Assembly.


Member Country - particular information

Ministry of Interior

29, Shesti Septemvri Street
1000 Sofia
Telephone: +359 2 982-25 55
E-Mail: mdzhumayska.14@mvr.bg
Web: www.mvr.bg

Member of the SALZBURG FORUM since 2006

Total area: 110.994 sq km
Length of National Border: 2.368 km
Total number of habitants: 7.202.198
Inhabitants/km2: 65
Neighbouring states: GR, MK, RO, RS, TR