English Service Department

  • Intermediaries of Potential Aviation Sector Investor Visit Rousse Airport

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - Intermediaries of a potential European investor from the aviation sector have visited the Airport of Rousse (on the Danube) at the invitation of Bulgarian MEP Andrey Novakov (GERB/EPP), the GERB press centre said Thursday. The name of the potential ...

  • Northern Coast Tourism Sector Reports Lv 34 Mln Revenue Increase for Summer of 2018, Y/Y

    Varna, on the Black Sea, September 20 (BTA) - The tourism sector along the northern Bulgarian Black Sea coast reported a 34 million leva increase in revenue this summer compared to last year's season, Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov, said here on Thursday. ...

  • Bulgarian PM Borissov Attends Informal EU Summit in Salzburg

    Salzburg, September 20 (BTA) - Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov is taking part in an informal meeting of EU heads of State or government that opened in Salzburg, Austria, on Thursday, the Government Information Service said in a press release. The leaders of the Twenty...

  • Parliaments of Bulgaria, Azerbaijan Ready to Work towards Broader Bilateral Cooperation

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - The parliaments of Bulgaria and Azerbaijan are ready to work together and assist each other so as to broaden the bilateral cooperation in various areas. They play a significant role in the implementation of the declaration on strategic partnership s...

  • Deputy Foreign Minister Georg Georgiev Meets with Gen. Vincent K. Brooks in Seoul

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - Bulgarian Deputy Foreign Minister Georg Georgiev, who is visiting the Republic of Korea at the invitation of the Korean Foundation, conferred in Seoul on Tuesday with Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, Commander, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/...

  • Deputy Economy Minister: "Bulgarian Exports to France Grow"

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - "Long-standing good trade and economic relations have been established between Bulgaria and France, and the fact that Bulgarian exports to France are growing is especially important to this country,@ Bulgarian Deputy Economy Minister Luchezar Boriss...

  • United Patriots Talk with Israeli Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee Member

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - Bulgaria's United Patriots parliamentary group had a working meeting with Israeli politician Oren Hazan at the National Assembly in Sofia, the Ataka party said in a press release on Thursday. Hazan is former deputy speaker of the Knesset, curren...

  • National Assembly Approves Cabinet Changes

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - At its plenary sitting on Thursday, Bulgaria's Parliament resolved on Cabinet changes on a motion by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. Rossen Zhelyazkov was elected Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications in the place of I...

  • Justice Minister Tsacheva Confers with Bavarian Attorney General

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - Justice Minister Tsetska Tsacheva Thursday met with Bavarian Attorney General Reinhard Roettle, who is paying an official visit here at the invitation of Bulgarian Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov, the Justice Ministry said in a press release. Ts...

  • By End of Year 250 Unemployed to Receive Training in Tourism

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - By the end of this year 250 unemployed will receive training and additional qualification for work in the tourism sector at the Bulgarian-German Vocational Training Centre State Enterprise, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova and Labour and Social P...

  • National Assembly Approves Cabinet Changes

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - At its plenary sitting on Thursday, Bulgaria's Parliament resolved on Cabinet changes on a motion by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. Rossen Zhelyazkov was elected Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications in the place of I...

  • Bulgarian Vice President Iotova Confers with Slovak Education Minister Lubyova

    Bratislava, September 20 (BTA) - Bulgarian Vice President Iliana Iotova conferred in Bratislava with Slovakia's Education, Science, Research and Sport Minister Martina Lubyova, the President's Press Secretariat reported Thursday. Iotova said she would like the Hristo...

  • National Assembly Approves Cabinet Changes

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - At its plenary sitting on Thursday, Bulgaria's Parliament resolved on Cabinet changes on a motion by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. Rossen Zhelyazkov was elected Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications in the place of I...

  • Weather - Forecast

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - September 21: Mostly sunny. Wind light, up to moderate in East, easterly-northeasterly. Highs: 25 - 30 C. Black Sea coast: Mostly sunny. Wind up to moderate, northeasterly. Highs: 22 - 24 C. Seawater temperature: 24 C. Mountains: Mostly sunny, wit...

  • Oscar Nominee for Best Animated Feature Opens Culturadas Pop Up Spanish Art Project

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal's "Chico & Rita" (2010), winner of the Goya Award for Best Animated Film and Oscar nominee in 2011, opens Culturadas Foundation's pop-up project, "Itinerant Gallery of Spanish Art", at the Cervantes Instit...

  • Deputy PM Zaharieva to Attend Women Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Montreal

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva will attend the first formal Women Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, on September 21 and 22, 2018, Zaharieva's Ministry said in a press release on Thursda...

  • No Road Fatalities in Bulgaria on European Day Without A Road Death

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - Bulgaria achieved the objective of the initiative known as EDWARD (European Day Without A Road Death) as no road fatalities were reported on September 19, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday. This is the result of a concerted effort, the Minist...

  • Deputy Foreign Minister Georg Georgiev Meets with Gen. Vincent K. Brooks in Seoul

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - Bulgarian Deputy Foreign Minister Georg Georgiev, who is visiting the Republic of Korea at the invitation of the Korean Foundation, conferred in Seoul on Tuesday with Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, Commander, United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/...

  • Today's Observances: September 20

    The world: - World Children's Day. On this date in Bulgarian history: 1885: Establishment of Bulgarian Red Cross endorsed by Princely Decree. 1916: Writer Ivan Vazov is nominated for 1917 Nobel Prize. 1923: The Central Committee of the Bulgarian Communist Party d...

  • Advisory to BTA's External Service Subscribers

    Sofia, September 20 (BTA) - Following are some of the main stories to be moved by BTA's External Service on Thursday, September 20: -- Parliament votes personnel changes in the government following the resignations of the Ministers of Transport, of Regional Development a...