Hungary's Minister for National Development and Economy, Istvan Varga, has said that Hungarians were especially interested in what Bulgaria had to offer in terms of tourism opportunities. Varga and his Bulgarian counterpart, Traicho Traikov, gave a joint press conference in Bulgaria's southern city of Plovdiv, where the two visited the Plovdiv International Fair. "Your country offers a lot of good family packages for our tourists, and the Hungarians themselves really love Bulgaria. It is a close destination that offers increasing improving tourism," the Hungarian Economy Minister said as quoted by BGNES. Varga said both Hungary and Bulgaria were interested in the realization of the two large-scale gas pipeline projects, Nabucco and South Stream. The two Ministers vowed to create conditions for the cooperation of the small and medium-sized enterprises in the two countries. Hungary is an official partner country of the Plovdiv International Fair, Fall 2009 edition.