Vladislav Borisov KOSTOV

Born on Nov. 11, 1943 in Sofia. Married, has one son.

Completed high school in Sofia 1952. Graduated in Agronomy from the Agricultural Academy in Sofia 1958. Worked as agronomist and technologist in the village of Glava, Pleven municipality, 1958-60. Senior inspector, head of department, director of office at "Bulgarplodexport"-Sofia 1960-90. Director of "Bulgarfrukt"-Prague 1991.

Member of the Bulgarian Agrarian National Union-Nikola Petkov (later, Agrarian Democratic Union within UDF) since 1992. Member of the governing body of BANU-Nikola Petkov (within UDF) since 1992. Chairman of the Agrarian Democratic Union (within SDS) since 1995. Member of the National Coordination Council of UDF since 1994. Deputy Minister of Agriculture 1992. Head of department in the municipal administration in Sofia 1994. MP (elected in Plovdiv region) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of UDF). Deputy chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Forests in the 37th National Assembly.