Latest News from Bulgaria
The first informal meeting of energy ministers from the European Union is held today in Sofia. The event is part of the calendar of the Bulgarian Euro-Presidency. Special guest is Commissioner for Energy and Climate Change Miguel Kate, and the meeting will be headed by Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova.
16 European Union countries, including Bulgaria, will create a European Supercomputer Enterprise. The ambition is for Europe to return to the world map as one of the leaders in this field. This was announced by EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel, in a forum for the Digital Future of Europe, organized by the Ministry of Education.
The Bulgarian economy will grow by 4.4% this year, which is the second fastest rate in Central and Eastern Europe after Hungary. Next year Bulgaria will be at the forefront with an economic growth of 4.2%. This is predicted by UniCredit Bulbank's economists, according to which our country performs well despite the lack of labor force.
Bulgaria and Georgia will cooperate on Antarctica. In Tbilisi, the two countries have negotiated a formal agreement for joint action between the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute and the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. It is expected that joint scientific projects will be implemented in the next polar season of the Bulgarian base on Livingstone Island.