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  • EU Commissioner Bienkowska Confers with President Radev

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - President Rumen Radev conferred here on Thursday with EU Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska, who is paying a visit to Bulgaria, Radev's Press Secretariat reported. The two have agreed that the ...

  • Interim Foreign Minister Considers Submitting Eurozone Membership Bid

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - "Why not think about submitting a bid for Bulgaria's accession to the Eurozone?", interim Foreign Minister Radi Naidenov said on Thursday, speaking at a discussion on "The Future of Europe. The Bulgarian Presidency in 2018 and the Priorities of B...

  • Contingent of Italian Air Forces Planned to Participate with Bulgarian Air Forces in Air Policing

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - A contingent of the Italian Air Forces is planned to take part along with the Bulgarian Air Forces in air policing of the Bulgarian air space, in the summer, caretaker Defence Minister Stefan Yanev told a news conference on Thursday. The news confere...

  • Rear Admiral Petev: "Patrol Forces Renewal Is Navy's Top Priority"

    Varna, on the Black Sea, February 23 (BTA) - "A renewal of the patrol forces is the biggest and foremost priority of the Bulgarian Navy. These ships are the fleet's 'working boys', and their inadequacy erodes the Navy's defence capabilities," Rear Admiral Mitko...

  • Constitutional Court Cancels Sanction for Non-compliance with Mandatory Voting

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - The Constitutional Court cancelled the sanction for non-compliance with the requirement for mandatory voting, BTA learnt from the Court. Going to the polls remains mandatory and only the sanction is removed. According to the scrapped provision of t...

  • EU Commissioner Bienkowska Confers with President Radev

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - President Rumen Radev conferred here on Thursday with EU Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska, who is paying a visit to Bulgaria, Radev's Press Secretariat reported. The two have agreed that the ...

  • Over 20,000 Farmers Use Advisory Services in Agriculture Annually

    Plovdiv, February 23 (BTA) - Over 20,000 farmers use the services of the National Rural Advisory Service (NRAS) annually, caretaker Deputy Agriculture Minister Svetla Yancheva said in Plovdiv at a conference of the European Forum of Rural Advisory Services dedicated to the tr...

  • Grigor Dimitrov Confirms Participation in 2017 Aegon Championships at QueenТs Club

    London, February 23 (BTA) - Bulgaria's best tennis player Grigor Dimitrov has confirmed he will take part in the 2017 Aegon Championships at The QueenТs Club, in June 19-25. Dimitrov won the Aegon Championships title in 2014. The prestigious grass court tournament will b...

  • Prosecution Probes Interior Ministry Chief Secretary's Dismissal

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - The prosecution authorities have opened a check into an alert by Georgi Kostov about his dismissal as Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry, said Thursday Roumiana Arnaoudova, a spokesperson for the Prosecutor General. She said that on February 1...

  • Eurostat: As Little As 0.2% of Bulgarian Pupils Don't Study Foreign Languages

    Brussels, February 23 (BTA) - Some 99.8 per cent of Bulgaria lower secondary level pupils (aged 11-15) study a foreign language compared with an EU average of 98.6 per cent, according to Eurostat data, made public by the European Commission on Thursday. A total of 83.3 per ce...

  • Socialist Leader Ninova Nominated for Vice President of Socialist International

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leader Kornelia Ninova confirmed her nomination as Vice President of the Socialist International. Ninova said at a news conference on Thursday that she has been invited personally by the organization's Secretary Ge...

  • Foreign Minister Naidenov Outlines Priorities of Bulgarian EU Council Presidency in 2018

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - The priorities and principles of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2018 were outlined by caretaker Foreign Minister Radi Naidenov here on Thursday. He spoke at a discussion on "Europe's Future: the...

  • Weather - Forecast

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - February 24: Mostly sunny. Occasional clouds, mostly in the southeastern parts. Warm. Lows: 3C-7C. Highs: 16C-21C. Thicker clouds in the night to Saturday. Mountains: Mostly sunny. Highs: around 11C at 1,200 m, 3C at 2,000 m. Black Sea coast: Sunny...

  • FSC Plans to Use Mystery Shoppers to Better Control Investment Companies

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - The Financial Supervision Commission (FSC) next week plans to put up for public discussion legislative changes which introduce mystery shoppers at investment companies, said FSC head Karina Karaivanova. She was speaking Thursday at the unveiling of a...

  • Transport Sector Turnover Goes Up by 3.1% in Fourth Quarter of 2016 Compared with Previous Quarter

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - Turnover in the sector of "transport, storage and postal services" increased by 3.1 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared with the third quarter of 2016, according to seasonally adjusted data, the National Statistical Institute reported on ...

  • Vice President Yotova to Attend International Migrant Conference

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - Vice President Iliana Yotova will attend an international conference on migrants and their integration through education in Sofia's Balkan Hotel on February 24. The event takes part under her auspices. Attending will be Susan Flocken, head of th...

  • Eurostat: Over 65,000 Bulgarians Employed in Cultural Sector

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - In 2015, over 65,000 Bulgarians were employed in various cultural jobs, suggest Eurostat data. They accounted for 2.3 per cent of the total number of persons employed in the country. These include journalists, writers, musicians, actors, artists, lib...

  • Prime Minister Gerdjikov Admits Possibility That General Elections May Be Challenged

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - Caretaker Prime Minister Ognian Gerdjikov said that the March 26 general elections could possibly be challenged despite the machine voting procurement going ahead. Gerdjikov spoke to journalists on Wednesday evening. He said that although it was goo...

  • Press - Review

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - HIGHLIGHTS "Troud": A team of five prosecutors and three investigators announced the completion of the investigation of the failure of the Corporate Commercial Bank (Corpbank). Fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev and another 17 persons, including ...

  • Advisory to BTA's External Service Subscribers

    Sofia, February 23 (BTA) - Following are some of the main stories to be moved by BTA's External Service in the next few hours: -- EU Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska pays a visit to Bulgaria on Thursday. She is schedule...