Following talks in Sofia with the Prime Minister of Cabo Verde José Ulisses de Pina Correia e Silva, his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borissov stated that unlike many countries in Europe Bulgaria is not burdened with problems with Africa in the past and has serious intentions for investments in that country.
As spheres of special investment interest Borissov pointed to tourism and business.
Saying that the Medical University in Sofia trains students from Cabo Verde, PM Silva said that his country would benefit from furtherance of cooperation with Bulgaria in education.
Later, the Prime Minister of Cape Verde also met National Assembly President Tsveta Karaiancheva, expressing hope to build strong contacts in the field of tourism and investments between the two countries. He pointed out that Cape Verde had a special partnership program with the European Union and that the visa regime for European citizens will be dropped in May.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker admitted he expected the EU-Turkey summit due in Varna, Bulgaria, with mixed feelings . He said that at a joint press conference with European Council President Donald Tusk. Jean-Claude Juncker..
Sofia plans to finally replace paper tickets for public transport with a new electronic system for transport fare collection, the CEO of the Urban Mobility Center Hristian Petrov has said. Collection of transport fares will be based on the time..
An internal check has been assigned to the Bulgarian Border Police over passengers on a flight from from Paris who entered Bulgaria without the respective border control. The plane of a Bulgarian airline landed at Sofia Airport in the afternoon..