Bulgaria’s National Assembly did not annul decision on suspension of Belene NPP

Photo: library

Bulgaria’s National Assembly did not annul the decision on suspension of Belene nuclear power plant project, made on March 29, 2012, Focus news agency informs. 50 MPs voted in favor of the draft decision which envisaged that the ban should be lifted and the Belene NPP project should be revived. 64 MPs voted against and 24 MPs abstained. Thus, the draft decision which was tabled to Parliament by the Bulgarian Socialist Party was rejected.  According to the draft decision, the country’s Council of Ministers had to be assigned with the task to guarantee the fulfillment of the project and the Minister of Energy had to provide information in public once in every three months about the stage of the fulfillment of that project.


More from category
Boyko Borissov and Theresa May

PM Boyko Borissov: We expect Great Britain to remain our strategic partner

Despite the processes currently taking place between the EU and Great Britain, Bulgaria expects the United Kingdom to remain a strategic partner of the Union on key issues such as security and combating terrorism, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko..

published on 12/11/17 5:34 PM
Left to right: Mariya Gabriel - European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Yordanka Fandukova - Mayor of Sofia and Plamen Rusev - Webit Foundation president

Sofia is in top 3 of Europe in IT startups

Sofia is in the top 3 of Europe in startups in the IT sector, reaching the current 8 percent in production volume, up from 3.8 percent in 2015. The number of Sofia residents employed in this sphere goes up every year, marking a 50 percent..

published on 12/11/17 4:40 PM

TISPOL operation against drink and drug driving launched

The European Traffic Police Network (TISPOL) has launched an operation against driving under the influence. The operation will continue until 17 December in Bulgaria and all countries members of TISPOL. Driving under the influence of alcohol..

published on 12/11/17 3:46 PM