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PM Names Deputy Prime Minister Buchvarova as Interior Minister, Urges Interior Ministry Chief Secretary, SANS Chief to Resign

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov nominated Deputy Prime Minister Roumyana Buchvarova as Interior Minister in Parliament on Thursday. Also, Borissov demanded the resignations of Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov and State Agency for National Security (SANS) head Vladimir Pissanchev. Interior Minister Vesselin Vouchkov resigned on Wednesday after his proposal to replace the Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry was apparently rejected by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov.

Headlines 06 March 2015

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  • Sofia Will Invest Lv 5.5 Mln in Sports Infrastructure in 2015

    Sofia - March 5 (BTA) - Sofia plans to invest some 5.5 million leva in sports infrastructure in 2015, said Thursday Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova at the unveiling of a conference on leisure sports and urban infrastructure development at the Sofia Town Hall.

  • This Year's Fruit, Vegetable Production to Receive Fivefold the Subsidy in 2012 - Experts

    Sofia - March 5 (BTA) - The budget set down under the coupled support scheme for fruit and vegetables with a notification to the European Commission at August 1, 2014, stands at approximately 79 million leva annually. This is a fivefold increase compared to the budget under the scheme for specific support for fruit and vegetables in 2012 and coupled support is introduced for the first time, experts from the Ministry of Agriculture and Food told BTA.

  • German-Bulgarian Opera Festival Opens Door to Business, Tourism Cooperation

    Sofia - March 1 (BTA) - A German-Bulgarian opera festival will open the door to cooperation in business and tourism. The initiative was presented Sunday by its authors, Director of the Sofia Opera and Ballet Academician Plamen Kartalov and Mayor of the German City of Fuessen Paul Iacob.