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English Service Department

  • Press - Review

    Sofia, January 24 (BTA) - HIGHLIGHTS "Troud": "Alarming Night at the President's Office". Under this headline the paper writes that dramatic consultations on the lineup of the caretaker cabinet have been going on since Monday morning. There were allegedly two or three n...

  • Advisory to BTA's External Service Subscribers

    Sofia, January 24 (BTA) - Following are some of the main stories to be moved by BTA's External Service in the next few hours: -- Parliament will have an extraordinary meeting. Its agenda includes second-reading discussions of a Concessions Bill and of draft amendments to ...

  • President Radev Signs First Decrees

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - President Rumen Radev has signed his first decrees as head of State, his press secretariat said. Radev decreed that there will be an Administration of the President and Councils helping the President and the Vice President to exercise their powers. ...

  • Noted Film Director, Producer Adela Peeva Celebrates Double Anniversary with "Whose Is this Song?"

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - Noted Bulgarian documentary film director and producer Adela Peeva will celebrate a double anniversary with her emblematic "Whose Is This Song?": 45 years of film-making and her 70th birthday. This and another film, "Divorce Albanian Style", are the o...

  • Socialists Lash Out at Outgoing Government for Mismanaging Energy Sector

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) Monday lashed out at the outgoing Government for what they see as a "time bomb" planted in the energy sector. They held a special news conference, where Tasko Ermenkov MP said that thanks to GERB's policy the Na...

  • Exchange - Rates

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - The Bulgarian National Bank sets the rates of foreign currencies against the Bulgarian lev applicable from 5 p.m. on January 23 to 5 p.m. on January 24, 2017. The central rates are used for the purposes of accounting, statistics, customs valuation and...

  • Environment Ministry Provided Lv 17 Mln to Academy of Sciences' Institutes in Two Years

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - The Environment Ministry provided 17 million leva to the institutes of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) in the last two years, Environment Minister Ivelina Vassileva said Monday. Funding under the two programmes of the Financial Mechanism of t...

  • No Bulgarian Service Members Hurt in Rocket Attack on Kandahar Airport in Afghanistan

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - The international coalition base at Kandahar Airport, Afghanistan, drew rocket fire at 03:19 hrs Bulgarian time on January 22, the Bulgarian Defence Ministry said in a press release on Monday. No Bulgarian service members were hurt in the attack. VI/L...

  • President Mahmoud Abbas Congratulates President Rumen Radev

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has sent a letter of congratulations to Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on the occasion of his inauguration into office, the Palestinian Embassy in Sofia said on Monday. Abbas extends warmest and most cordial congr...

  • Members of Latest Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition Reach Base after Fierce Storm

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - Head of the 25th Bulgarian Antarctic expedition Hristo Pimpirev said that the 18 members of the expedition managed to reach safely the Bulgarian Antarctic base on Livingston Island, after a fierce storm, the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute said on Monda...

  • Bulgaria Had One of EU's Highest Increases in Debt-to-GDP Ratio Y/Y

    Brussels, January 23 (BTA) - At the end of the third quarter of 2016, the government debt to GDP ratio in the EU28 decreased to 83.3 per cent from 84.2 per cent in the second quarter. The decrease in the euro area was to 90.1 per cent from 91.2 per cent, according to seasona...

  • New President Radev to Pay First Working Visit to Brussels

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - New Bulgarian President Rumen Radev will make his first working visit after taking office to Brussels, on January 30 and 31, Radev's press office said Monday. On January 30 Radev is to hold meetings with European Council President Donald Tusk, E...

  • Socialists Prioritize Landowner-Land User Relations, End to Farm Land Fragmentation in Agriculture Governance Project

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - At a public discussion here on Monday, Svetla Buchvarova MP of BSP-Left Bulgaria presented an agriculture governance project of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) which highlights landowner - land user relations and an end to farm land fragmentation....

  • Margarita Popova Appointed BIA Vice President, General Secretary

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - Margarita Popova, who was Bulgaria's Vice President between 2012 and 2017, was appointed Vice President and General Secretary of the Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA), the employers' organization said on Monday. As BIA Vice President, Po...

  • Priority Partners of Reformist Bloc to Come from among Parties in Family of European People's Party - Reformist Bloc...

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - The priority partners of the Reformist Bloc (RB) in the upcoming snap elections will be parties from the family of the European People's Party (EPP), outgoing Health Minister and RB member Peter Moskov told reporters on Monday, asked whether the R...

  • Socialists Lash out at Outgoing Government for Mismanaging Energy Sector

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) Monday lashed out at the outgoing government for what they see as mismanagement of the energy sector. They held a special news conference where Tasko Ermenkov MP said that thanks to GERB's policy the National El...

  • Former Commander of Bulgarian Troops in Afghanistan to Stand Trial for Embezzlement

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - The Military Prosecution Office has moved to court an embezzlement indictment against Brigadier General Dimiter Shivikov (Ret.). He is accused of embezzlement to the amount of 10,225 leva and of committing a documentary offence to facilitate the embez...

  • National Ombudsman Urges Parliament to Pass Amendments to Act to Settle the Housing Problems of Long-standing Home-pur...

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA)- National Ombudsman Maya Manolova sent Monday a letter to National Assembly Chairperson Tsetska Tsacheva urging Parliament to pass conclusively amendments to the Act to Settle the Housing problems of Long-standing Home-Purchase Savings Depositors prior...

  • Weather - Forecast

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - January 24: Cloudy and foggy in places. Lows: from minus 13C in parts of Northwest to 2C at seaside. Highs: minus 1C to 4C. Mountains: Mostly cloudy. Snow in Mt Rila and Rhodopi Mountains will spread to Balkan Range. Highs: minus 1C at 1,200 m, minus...

  • National Assembly Chairperson Calls Extraordinary Plenary Sitting on January 24

    Sofia, January 23 (BTA) - National Assembly Chairperson Tsetska Tsacheva calls an extraordinary plenary sitting on January 24, from 12 o'clock noon, Parliament said in a press release on Monday. The convocation of an extraordinary sitting comes after one fifth of the MPs...