Petar Georgiev BASHIKAROV

Born on Nov. 30, 1939 in Moscow. Married, has two children.

Graduated in Engineering. Worked as an electrical engineer and a diplomat. Deputy trade representative in Tokyo, head of a department, Deputy Minister and First Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade. Bulgarian Ambassador in Tokyo, Japan 1992-94.

Member of BSP. MP (elected in Panagyurishte single-member electoral district) in the 7th Grand National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of BSP). MP (elected in Pazardjik) in the 36th National Assembly (Parliamentary Union for Social Democracy). MP (elected in Pazardjik) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the Democratic Left). Member of the Bulgarian Parliament delegation for Relations with the European Parliament since Dec. 1994.