News and Events
On 23 May 2013 the civil intelligence of Republic of Bulgaria completed 66 years as a separate from the military intelligence entity.
At a celebration meeting the Director of the NIS Brigadier General Dragomir Dimitrov addressed the employees of the Service, highlighting that “intelligence is history and presence, but above all it is a look forward in the future….and a glance beyond…
On 15th June 2012 the Head of the NATO Office of Security (NOS) Mr. Steven Smith paid an official visit to NIS HQs
In the course of the talks with Director Dimitrov the two parties discussed a number of issues of mutual interest, inter alia the state of affairs of NOS-NIS cooperation. Mr. Smith demonstrated a strong commitment to providing methodological support to…
Mission and priorities
NIS holds a key position in the national security system of the Republic of Bulgaria. In cooperation with the other national security services and the armed forces, NIS ensures the national security and sovereignty of the Republic of Bulgaria. The priorities of NIS' activities are set forth in the National Security Strategy and are further elaborated on in the specific short and medium term tasks, assigned by the President, the Prime Minister and the Parliament. Major areas of activities Ensuring fresh and corroborated intelligence supporting the implementation of the foreign policy priorities of the country. Economic security. Asymmetric threats and foreign counterintelligence. Cooperation with intelligence and security services in the framework of the EU and NATO, as well as with other countries. Participation in multilateral fora of the agencies belonging to the international intelligence community. Main Tasks Obtaining sources of intelligence on the major areas of activities. Use of technical means for acquiring verified information on the main priorities. Assessment…Read more...