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BTA exclusive UPDATED IMF Managing Director Georgieva: Entry in Eurozone Will Enhance Stability of Bulgaria's Financial System
Parliament Ratifies Agreement for Provision of Security Systems for F-16 Block 70 Fighter Jets Storage Facilities
During a single plenary sitting Friday, Parliament passed on first and second reading amendments to the ratification bill for the BU-D-QAH international agreement for the provision of security systems for the facilities where US Secret classified equipment and armament for F-16 Block 70 fighter jets will be stored.
Prosecutor General Geshev Challenges MP Immunity of GERB's Daniel Aleksandrov
The Prosecutor General submitted a request to lift the immunity of MP Daniel Aleksandrov.
Parliament Passes on First Reading Reduction of Condominium General Meeting Quorum, Facilitates EV Charging Point Construction
Парламентът прие в петък на първо четене два законопроекта за промени в Condominium Management Act. One was tabled by the Council of Ministers, the other – by Ilaylo Mirchev MP of Continue the Change – Democratic Bulgaria and a group of members of
Parliament Passes on First Reading Amendments Related to Market Infrastructures Based on Decentralized Ledger
The National Assembly passed on first reading Friday amendments to the Markets in Financial Instruments Act. The amendments introduce measures to implement an EU regulation on a pilot system of market infrastructures based on decentralized ledger technology.
Bulgarian National Bank data: Assets Managed by Insurance Companies Operating in Bulgaria Amount to BGN 10.3 Bln as of End of March
Wizz Air Launches Direct Flight from Sofia to Tirana
Wizz Air is launching a direct flight from Sofia to Tirana.
Bulgaria Registers Biggest Increase in Carbon Dioxide Emissions for Energy Use in EU, Y/Y - Eurostat
Bulgaria registered the biggest increase (+12%) in carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel combustion (oil and oil products, natural gas, coal and peat) for energy use among the European Union (EU) in 2022, show the latest data from the European statistics agency Eurostat, published on its website on Friday.
International Monetary Fund Experts Visit Bulgaria
An expert visit of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) headed by Jean-Francois Dauphin started with an opening meeting with Finance Minister Assen Vassilev in the period June 9-15, 2023.
April 2023 Turnover in Retail Trade down 2.7% Y/Y - Statistics
In April 2023, the turnover in ‘Retail trade, except motor vehicles and motorcycles’ at constant prices decreased by 2.0% compared to the previous month, according to preliminary and seasonally adjusted data, the National Statistical Institute (NSI)
BTA Director General: International Theatre Festival Varna Summer Is of Great Importance to Bulgaria
“The International Theatre Festival Varna Summer, whose 31st edition will end on Saturday, is a forum of great importance to Bulgaria,” Bulgarian Telegraph Agency (BTA) Director General Kiril Valchev said on Friday. He took part in the closing press conference of the forum, which was held at the BTA National Press Club in Varna. Valchev stressed the huge advantages that the theatre festival gives to Varna with the people it attracts to the city and with what the audience gets as an experience.
1st c Bronze Bust of Pallas Athena Exhibit of the Month for June of National Archaeological Museum
A 1st century AD bronze bust of Pallas Athena is the exhibit of the month for June of the National Archaeological Institute with Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (NAIM-BAS). The figurine represents a bust of Athena emerging from a
Vidin and Vratsa Regional Libraries Complete Implementation of Project Linking Northeast Bulgaria to Scandinavia
Regional Libraries in Vratsa and Vidin completed the implementation of the project "Book Trails and Mobile Libraries from Northwestern Bulgaria to Scandinavia", which is part of the Cultural Entrepreneurship, Heritage and Cooperation Programme under the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2014-2021.
Sofia Opera Offers New Interpretation of Ring of the Nibelung
The Sofia National Opera and Ballet will present a new interpretation of the Ring of the Nibelung by Richard Wagner, the team of the opera told journalists during a presentation this week of the upcoming summer festivals of the national cultural
Mickoski: VMRO-DPMNE to Vote for Constitutional Changes if They Enter into Force after Skopje Completes EU Accession Talks
North Macedonia's DUI Ready to Back Government without Being In It, If Opposition Votes Through Changes to Constitution
SDSM’s coaltion partner and the largest Albanian pary, Democratic Union for Integration (DUI), is ready to support a government without being part of is until new elections are held“if the opposition backs the changes to the Comsitition and they
Turkiye’s New Cabinet Takes Oath of Office
BTA special by Nahide Deniz The members of Turkiye's new Cabinet took their oaths of office in Parliament in Ankara on Wednesday. Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday unveiled the cabinet after he was sworn in as president following his May 28
Romanian PM Ciuca Congratulates New Bulgarian PM Nikolay Denkov
Romanian Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca Wednesday extended congratulations and best wishes to Bulgaria's new Prime Minister, Nikolay Denkov, and his cabinet, underscoring that the government in Bucharest is ready to continue working in close
North Macedonia Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani Calls Mariya Gabriel, Expresses Readiness to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation
In a telephone conversation with Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariya Gabriel, North Macedonia Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani congratulated her on her election to the post and expressed readiness "to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the spirit of good-neighbourly relations and European values, and in the interest of the citizens of the two countries".