Mayor's Office consists of three departments - General Office, Protocol and International Cooperation and Public Relations. It is in charge of the official and international correspondence of the Mayor, organisation of Mayor’s day-to-day contacts with state bodies and institutions, local authorities, political and public organizations, citizens and business representatives. The Directorate is responsible for the official meetings and public events protocol, official translation and interpretation, organisation of visits of municipal delegations abroad and of foreign delegations to Varna. It is in charge of the international cooperation of Varna Municipality with partner cities and organizations in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of the work with consular and diplomatic missions. The Directorate provides information for the mass media, organizes briefings, press conferences and other publicity and communication events related to the activity of the Municipality of Varna.