New Parliament starts work

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New Parliament Opens
New Parliament Opens
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Bulgaria's 50th National Assembly will open its inaugural sitting at 9 am on Wednesday, according to a decree issued by President Rumen Radev, the legislature said in a press release. 

As required by the Constitution, the new parliament will be opened by the oldest National Representative who, in this case, is Silvi Kirilov, 73. He was elected on the ticket of the There Is Such a People party in the Burgas Constituency. Kirilov was the eldest member of the 47th National Assembly and opened its first sitting on December 3, 2021.

The name list of the 240 MPs of the 50th National Assembly, elected on June 9, was released by the Central Election Commission on June 14.
At the inaugural sitting, the lawmakers will be sworn in and are supposed to elect a chairperson of the legislature.

President Rumen Radev and Vice President Iliana Iotova will attend the opening of the 50th National Assembly. 

At the first session, a speaker and deputy speakers will be elected.

Traditionally, statements are made by parliamentary parties and coalitions.

The largest political force in the new parliament GERB - UDF has 68 MPs, DPS - 47, Continue the Change - Democratic Bulgaria - 39, Vazrazhdane - 38, BSP for Bulgaria - 19, There Is Such a People" - 16, and Velichie - 13 MPs.

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