PM Boyko Borissov and US Ambassador Herro Mustafa discuss Bulgaria-US strategic partnership

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and US Ambassador to Bulgaria Herro Mustafa discussed, at a meeting today, the efforts the two countries are making  to address the coronavirus epidemic and additional US Embassy-supported initiatives to assist..

published on 4/7/20 3:01 PM
The Bulgarian Development Bank

Bulgarian Development Bank finances new anti-crisis measures

The Bulgarian Development Bank is launching new programmes in support of businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative supplements the government’s measures and includes sectors that are, for the time being, left out of the..

published on 4/7/20 1:39 PM

Sowing of spring crops begins despite coronavirus

The sowing of spring crops has begun in Dobrich region with all measures against coronavirus being observed. Sunflower is being sown on a mass scale, the planting of maize is to begin within a week.  In 2019, 71,700 hectares in..

published on 4/7/20 1:21 PM

Taxi drivers organize protest in Sofia

Taxi drivers took to the streets to protest and occupied the space in front of parliament building in the centre of Sofia. They are concerned that due to the state of emergency and the sharp decline in the number of clients there will be..

published on 4/7/20 12:41 PM
President Rumen Radev

President Rumen Radev calls for plan for exiting emergency measures

There must be well-defined  crisis management. The virus will still be here after 13 May. Are we still going to be in this same situation? We have to consider how to come out of the current situation safely and quickly, said President Rumen Radev...

published on 4/7/20 12:21 PM

Bulgaria starts production of medicines for COVID-19 treatment

Bulgaria will start the production of the medications chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine known for treatment of malaria. There has been medical evidence that they give good results in the treatment of COVID-19. The technology has already been..

published on 4/7/20 11:43 AM

New government debt to be issued on April 13

The Bulgarian National Bank has announced that a new debt to the tune of EUR 100 million from the domestic market is to be issued. Unlike the last issue on April 6, when the bonds has a 5 -year maturity period, the new securities will be for 10 and a..

published on 4/7/20 11:24 AM

PM Borissov greets healthcare workers on their professional holiday

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has extended a message of greeting to healthcare professionals on their professional holiday on April 7th. In the social network Borissov wrote that in the battle against COVID-19 there is no need for attackers,..

published on 4/7/20 10:15 AM

Health Ministry launches National Information System against spread of COVID-19

Bulgaria's Ministry of Health is introducing a National Information System for Combating COVID-19. The system provides centralized management and storage of information for all diagnosed and quarantined persons. It provides functional security to all..

published on 4/7/20 9:29 AM

Bulgaria bans entry into country of non-EU nationals

Bulgaria's Health Minister has issued a temporary ban on the entry into Bulgaria of third-country nationals outside the EU. The new order also bans the entry via all border crossings, with any kind of transport, regardless of their nationality, of..

published on 4/7/20 9:10 AM