News archive of January 2019
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has revealed an 11-item election manifesto of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) for the upcoming local elections on March 31.
The Sofia City Council approved the municipal budget for 2019 which exceeds BGN 1.7 billion, Focus News Agency reports. With BGN 447.9 million, transport is the biggest item in the budget. The sum includes BGN 306 million for the construction of the third metro line and over BGN 133 million for additional buses and trams, with a focus on new buses with natural gas engines.
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini stated on Thursday, prior to the informal meeting of the foreign affairs ministers of the EU (Gymnich), that this meeting represents a good opportunity to discuss not only the celebration of the Eastern Partnership, but also the manner in which progresses can be accomplished.
Turkey is "disappointed" over being among the countries whose workers would not be accepted by Japan under a new visa system, the Turkish Foreign Ministry has said.
The Onassis Cultural Center and the British Council present "Crafting the Future," a two-day event on fashion and design bringing together celebrated lecturers and professionals from the local market. The public will have the opportunity to get insights into the modern-day challenges, the impact of fast fashion on everyday life, and the solutions suggested by the industry professionals.