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.
The Catholic and Armenian churches and the Grand Mufti in Bulgaria have officially declared their disapproval of a bill of amendments to the Religious Denominations Act. Discontent has been provoked by the following proposed changes to the 2002..
Ten large Greek companies are interested in redirecting capital to Bulgaria. It became clear at the meeting between Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov and representatives of the Greek business in Plovdiv. The Greek investors are choosing Bulgaria,..
Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov will open today the first edition of the Plovdiv Economic Forum, organized by the Center for Liberal Strategies in Sofia and the Athens-based Delphi Economic Forum. Topics related to the future of the European Union,..