Six European and Bulgarian politicians will counsel us and will popularize the forthcoming Bulgarian presidency of the EU Council. They are members of the newly established Superior Consultative Political Board, acting with PM Boyko Borissov. Only two Bulgarians are its members: former PM Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and ex-President Rosen Plevneliev. The first President of the European Council Herman van Rompuy, former President of the EP and current Head of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Hans-Gert Pöttering, political advisor to ex-President of France Nicolas Sarcozy Jean-David Levitte and Erwin Pröll – former premier of Lower Austria – these are the other four members of the board. The idea for such cabinet had been discussed since June, but the news on its official establishment was spread earlier this week by Minister of the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU Council Lilyana Pavlova. She said it was a ‘brain trust’ and underlined that the idea belonged to PM Boyko Borissov. The news was accepted differently with reactions ranging from skepticism to the optimism of useful innovation, needed even for reputation polish only.
Employers and trade unions in Bulgaria have not reached a consensus on the new minimum wage as of 2018. This became clear during the last meeting of the National Council for Tripartite Cooperation for 2017, FOCUS News Agency reported. However,..
The veto of President Rumen Radev on some texts from the budget of the National Hospital Insurance Fund has been rejected by the parliamentary committee on budget and finance. The head of state vetoed texts imposing a moratorium on payment for 32 new..
Bulgaria has moved ten points up in the EU Member States chart, reflecting gender equality in 2017, compared to 2015. This is what results of the Third Index, which shows the situation of this indicator in the union shows. The data were presented at an..