|Letters from Sofia|
A warm welcome
"The Prime Minister merely echoed King Boris’ assurance that every encouragement and assistance would be given to the development of the British Council’s work. King Boris had added that he would long ago have welcomed a more energetic policy by the British Council."
20 December 1939 / Notes from Lord Lloyd’s meeting with the Prime Minister of Bulgaria
"[Minister] Filoff replied that, as far as his Ministry were concerned, there would be no obstacles of any kind to the proposal, and that the founding of such an Institute was not attended by any legal obstacles whatsoever, pointing out that the French, Italians and Germans had already started similar evening classes."
15 December 1939 / Minutes from Lord Lloyd’s meeting with the Minister of Public Instruction
|Serious, as are the Bulgarians|