Caretaker Prime Minister Ognian Gerdjikov has been summoned to parliament to explain the personnel changes in his cabinet. The PM has said that not even a single dismissal has been made at the Council of Ministers and the replacement of the 22 district governors and 27 of their deputies is a normal practice carried out by other caretaker and interim governments. Ognian Gerdjikov has voiced hopes that the personnel changes in his cabinet will be assessed positively by the new government. The Chairman of the Parliamentary Gerb Tsvetan Tsvetanov however has commented that caretaker cabinet dismissals have created conditions for sabotage of the new government and that the new appointments will be revised.
At a joint sitting held in the Macedonian town of Strumica the cabinets of Bulgaria and Macedonia signed agreements for lower prices of roaming, exchange of cartographic, geodesic and cadastral data, promotion of bilateral investments, development of..
The visit of the Bulgarian governmental delegation to Macedonia began with a tête-à-tête of PMs Zoran Zaev and Boyko Borissov at the Vodochki Monastery near Strumitsa. Prior to the meeting the two premiers laid wreaths at the monument of President Boris..
An Eurostat analysis shows that the average expenditure rate of a Bulgarian household on utilities /water, heating, fuel etc./ and maintenance is some 20%. The average index for the EU is 24.5%. The analysis recalls that some 85% of the Bulgarians have..