100 days after coming into office, the cabinet approved a governance programme covering the period until the end of its 4-year term of office. ​

Economy, power generation and tourism – priorities in the cabinet’s governance programme 2017-2021

Three months after coming into office, the third cabinet of PM Boyko Borissov published its programme of governance for the period until the end of its 4-year term of office. Practically from day one of the GERB coalition with the nationalist parties,..

published on 8/14/17 1:12 PM
The series of Ekaterina Zaharieva's Balkan meetings began with her talks with her Serbian counterpart Ivica Dačić

Balkan tour of Minister Zaharieva reveals serious expectations from Bulgarian EU presidency

The Balkan tour of Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva which started in the second half of July is now about to end. After her visits to Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania and Macedonia, Mrs. Zaharieva is expected to have talks in..

published on 8/9/17 1:15 PM

Bulgaria and Macedonia signed good neighbor agreement, the next step is to put it through

On August 1 the Premiers of Bulgaria and Macedonia Boyko Borissov and Zoran Zaev signed in Skopje the long-awaited agreement on friendship, good neighborly relations and cooperation. According to many political observers, this was a historical..

published on 8/2/17 11:34 AM
Valeriy Simeonov said that solutions to problems related to Bulgarian labor legislation will be sought in the Tripartite Cooperation Council

Length-of-service allowance remains

The issue of whether to keep or abolish the allowance for length-of-service and professional experience in Bulgaria which is also known locally with the term “length-of-service class” has become one of the most widely discussed topics this..

published on 7/20/17 2:17 PM

Turkey will dance very difficult dance with EU from now on: Alexander Velev

One year after the coup attempt in Turkey the Turkish society is strongly divided, Director General of the Bulgarian National Radio and former Consul General of Bulgaria to Turkey Alexander Velev told the BNR on Saturday. The small difference in..

published on 7/15/17 3:08 PM
PM Borissov addresses the Berlin Process leaders in Trieste

Bulgaria springs into action with string of foreign policy steps in the Balkans

As the mercury is peaking this summer, so is the intensity of the foreign policy steps Bulgaria has been taking with regard to the region of the Balkans. Prime Minister Boyko Borissov is in Thessaloniki today for a trilateral summit with the..

published on 7/13/17 12:41 PM

Premier Borissov refines in Istanbul Bulgaria’s priorities in energy sector

Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov visited again Turkey on Monday to participate at the 22nd World Petroleum Congress. Earlier Premier Borissov paid another official visit to Istanbul in June. Boyko Borissov has been following an active energy policy..

published on 7/11/17 2:05 PM
Talks between the foreign ministers and delegations of Bulgaria and Macedonia held on June 20, 2017

Progress registered in preparation of good neighbour agreement between Sofa and Skopje

Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov and his Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev negotiated recently that the highly anticipated good neighbour agreement between Sofia and Skopje will be singed on August 2 this year. Last weekend Bulgaria’s..

published on 7/10/17 1:45 PM

Sofia calls on SEECP countries to turn their backs on historical discrepancies

A summit of the South-East European Cooperation Process /SEECP/ took place in the end of last week in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The process was founded 21 years ago with the decisive participation of Bulgaria and today it is an up-to-date format for..

published on 7/3/17 2:49 PM
Anton Kisse, chairman of the Association of Bulgarians in Ukraine, Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov and the chairman of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad Petar Haralampiev after the meeting. ​

Ties with Bulgarians living abroad given new momentum

The outgoing week will be remembered for the demonstration, on several different occasions, of a heightened interest inside the country in Bulgarians who, for one reason or another, live abroad. An interest that has always been there, but which now..

published on 6/30/17 1:42 PM