The President of Bulgaria is the head of state of Bulgaria and is elected directly by the people of Bulgaria in a general election held every five years. The Role of the President in Bulgaria is to serve as the commander-in-chief of the armed forces and is responsible for representing Bulgaria on the international stage.
One of the primary roles of the President is to nominate the Prime Minister, who is then responsible for forming a government and leading the executive branch of the government. The President also has the power to appoint and dismiss ministers, ambassadors, and other high-ranking officials, subject to the approval of the Parliament.
The President also has the power to veto laws passed by the Parliament, although the Parliament can override the veto with a two-thirds majority vote. The President also has the power to propose amendments to the Constitution, which must be approved by the Parliament and ratified by the people in a referendum.
In addition to these powers, the President also has ceremonial duties, such as receiving visiting dignitaries and representing Bulgaria at official events. The President is assisted in carrying out these duties by the Presidential Administration, responsible for managing the President’s schedule and supporting the President’s activities.