There were 262 new coronavirus cases in Bulgaria on Thursday after 5,655 tests, according data published on the national platform coronavirus.bg on Friday. The test positivity rate is 4.6%. Seven people lost the battle to COVID and they add up to
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Since the beginning of the year, the Ministry of Interior has prevented over 34,000 attempts to smuggle migrants across the southern Bulgarian border, Chief Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Petar Todorov, told journalists after a hearing on the topic of migrant pressure, held together with State Agency for National Security head Plamen Tonchev before the Parliamentary Committee for Control of Security Services. For comparison, Todorov gave an example with the first quarter of 2021, when the number of prevented attempts to cross the Bulgarian border from the south was about 7,500.
Approached by BTA on Thursday, Labour and Social Policy Ministry Georgi Gyokov said that the anti-crisis measures proposed Wednesday by the ruling coalition in support of citizens and businesses are not anti-inflationary, but social and are supposed to support people at a time of crisis. He said that he agrees with a criticism of the opposition that they promote inflation but added that people can’t be left to cope on their own.
Meeting on Thursday, Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Regional Development and Public Works Minister Grozdan Karadjov and transport industry executives agreed that Ministry and industry experts will discuss the carriers' proposals concerning the road toll system.
The anti-crisis measures proposed by the government coalition are not anti-inflationary, Vice President Iliana Iotova told reporters on Wednesday .
US-based expedition vessels producer Bering Yachts begins work in the Bulgarian coastal city of Burgas this year. The company will unveil a shipyard here that will specialize in the full cycle of production of luxury transatlantic yachts and smaller speed boats.
A Bulgarian business delegation is participating in Vitalis, the Nordic region's largest international exhibition in Gothenburg, Sweden, United Partners said on Wednesday. This is the largest eHealth event in Scandinavia
The Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) and Belgium's Belga news agency Thursday signed a partnership agreement.
The world-renowned operatic bass Kurt Rydl will teach a master class in Bulgaria after he was invited here by stage director and opera manager Prof. Plamen Kartaloff. Rydl has performed on some of the most prestigious stages in the world, including the Vienna State Opera, the Metropolitan Opera, the La Scala, the Paris Opera, and the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.
To mark the spring edition of the International Astronomy Day, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski’s Faculty of Physics will organize their traditional open-door programme at the university astronomical observatory in Borisova Gradina on Saturday, the school reported.
The exhibition "Mount Athos: Colours of Faith" by renowned Greek photographer Stratos Kalafatis will be on display in Sofia from May 12 to July 16, said the Synthesis Gallery, host of the event.
North Macedonia's Defence Minister Slavjanka Petrovska is expected to arrive in Bulgaria on May 19 for an official two-day visit at the invitation of Bulgaria's Defence Minister Dragomic Zakov
A delegation of Bulgaria's Constitutional Court led by its President Pavlina Panova is paying an official working visit to the Republic of North Macedonia on May 18-21, the Court said.
During Friday’s Question Time in Parliament, Foreign Minister Teodora Genchovska said that in coordination with the competent Bulgarian institutions, her Ministry will continue following the matter of access to Bulgarian Exarchate’s archives in the Republic of North Macedonia.
The Deputy Prime Ministers and Interior Ministers of Bulgaria and Croatia, Boyko Rashkov and Davor Bozinovic signed an agreement on cooperation in disaster management, the Interior Ministry in Sofia said Tuesday. Bozinovic was on a visit in Bulgaria