Electrification of public transport to improve air quality in Bulgaria

Circular economy and clean air with an accent on the electrification of the public transport are among Bulgaria’s top priorities during the preparation of the next programming period of the EU Operational Programme Environment, Bulgaria’s Minister of..

published on 2/18/19 4:36 PM

GERB to win elections for European Parliament: survey

GERB will earn 34.8% of the votes at the forthcoming elections for European Parliament and the Bulgarian Socialist Party will earn 33.1%, a sociological survey announced by the European Parliament reads. The Movement for Rights and Freedoms will be..

published on 2/18/19 3:40 PM

Annual traditional Bulgarian culture and folklore meeting in Toronto

The annual meeting of heads of associations and formations working for the preservation and popularization of traditional Bulgarian culture and folklore in Canada took place at the Bulgarian consulate General in Toronto on 16 February. For..

published on 2/18/19 1:23 PM

Bulgarian visas to be issued in 15 cities of India

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva has met in Sofia with the Minister of External Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj. This is the first visit to Bulgaria by an Indian external minister in 20 years...

published on 2/18/19 12:32 PM

146 years since death of national hero Vasil Levski commemorated nationwide

146 years since the death of national hero Vasil Levski will be marked across the country today with commemorative and flower-laying ceremonies. Vice-President Iliana Yotova is to take part in the events in Levski’s home town Karlovo. A..

published on 2/18/19 10:36 AM
Ekaterina Zaharieva

Ekaterina Zaharieva to take part in today’s Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva is to represent Bulgaria at today’s Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels. The Council will be discussing events in Syria and Venezuela, as well as the situation in Ukraine,..

published on 2/18/19 10:11 AM

Theresa May urges Sofia for more flexibility on the part of EU in Brexit negotiations

In a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, the Prime Minister of the UK Theresa May urged Sofia to advocate for more flexibility on the part of the EU in negotiating the question of the border between Northern Ireland and the..

published on 2/18/19 9:59 AM

Nikolina Angelkova with distinction for asserting Bulgaria as a quality tourism destination

At a ceremony within the frameworks of the Holiday & Spa Expo International Tourist Fair in Sofia, Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova was awarded a gold prize by the “Tourism and leisure” magazine for asserting Bulgaria as a year-round..

published on 2/15/19 6:49 PM

Borissov to Barnier: Bulgaria is at an advanced stage in its preparations for Brexit

“Bulgaria is at an advanced stage in its preparations for all possible Brexit scenarios. We have two plans of action for the withdrawal of the UK from the EU – if there is a deal, and if there is no deal with the EU,” said Prime Minister Boyko..

published on 2/15/19 6:09 PM

PM Boyko Borissov meets with Libyan counterpart Fayez al-Sarraj

Bulgarian PM Boyko Boissov met with the PM of Libya Fayez al-Sarraj within the frameworks of the Munich security conference. The two expressed the hope that the good relations between the two countries will be restored, and emphasized that the..

published on 2/15/19 5:41 PM