On July 31, 2023, the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Petar Stoyanov (1997-2002) visited the Macedonian Cultural Center in Sofia, where he received a personal gift from the artist Ivo Pecov. The author of the gifted graphic artwork "Rules are for the civilized ones" turned to President Stoyanov with a message for more influence from the side of kindness and intelligence on our societies, which should replace noisy manifestations of rude behavior. The brief meeting was cordial and with clearly expressed thanks and respect.
On January 24, 2022, on behalf of the Media Information Agency of North Macedonia (MIA), the author Ivo Pecov personally gave the painting "The Bearer of Light and Followers" to the Prime Minister of Bulgaria Kiril Petkov (2021-2022), wishing him much light in his work. This happened in front of the Macedonian Prime Minister Dimitar Kovachevski and a large delegation of the two governments, in the space of the Cultural Center of North Macedonia in Sofia.
At the same place earlier, on June 14, 2018, Ivo Pecov personally gave the painting "Before the New Season, in the Intermediate state" to Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov (2009-2019), drawing his attention to the message of the painting and its title, which corresponds to the curent social and emotional situation, after the political decisions then.