Bulgaria’s National Assembly adopted at first reading amendments to the Criminal Code related to the introduction of severe punishment for migrant smuggling and human trafficking. According to the amendments, those who help foreign nationals stay illegally in Bulgaria or cross illegally that country are to face severe punishments. The amendments were proposed by ABV party in connection with the increased migration flow through Bulgaria’s state borders. GERB, the Patriotic Front, Ataka and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms voted in favor of those amendments.
A trend is underway of an increasing wine consumption in Bulgaria, according to Radoslav Radev, Chairman of the Bulgarian National Vine and Wine Chamber. Over the past 20 years wine has replaced the traditional Bulgarian rakiya brandy, Radev has..
The National Palace of Culture (NPC) in Sofia has been acknowledged byAIPC, the International Association of Convention Centres. The organization runs a global network of more than 157 convention centers in 57 countries from across the world. The..
Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has met with the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Bulgaria Anatoly Makarov. The two officials have discussed bilateral relations, more notably in energy. One of the topics has been the project..