Country: Bulgaria Population: 1 205 509

"Solidary Bulgaria" Advocates for Restoration of Soviet Army Monument on Victory Day

On Victory Day, commemorating the end of World War II, the coalition "Solidary Bulgaria" marked the occasion with a symbolic gesture at the dismantled monument to the Soviet army in Sofia. With flowers adorning the fence and an inscription declaring "There will be a monument here again!", the coalition reiterated its commitment to restoring the monument.

Bulgaria Implements Temporary Measures Against Whooping Cough Epidemic

In response to the threat of a whooping cough epidemic, Bulgaria has enacted temporary anti-epidemic measures aimed at curbing the spread of the disease. The measures, which came into effect today and will remain in place until the end of July, include free PCR testing for diagnosis in key cities such as Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Pleven, and Stara Zagora.

Ryanair Expands Operations from Bulgaria with 5 New Destinations

Ryanair has announced plans to base its fourth aircraft at Sofia Airport and introduce flights to five new destinations this summer season.

The airline's expansion will see the addition of routes to Valencia, Alicante, Bristol, Copenhagen, and Skiathos, bringing the total number of destinations served by Ryanair from Sofia to 40.

Bulgarian PM Sets Sights on Euro Adoption by 2025 in Meeting with Ambassadors

Acting Prime Minister Dimitar Glavchev outlined Bulgaria's aspirations to adopt the euro by 2025 during a meeting with ambassadors from EU member states, the US, the UK, and Switzerland. The caretaker government emphasized its commitment to ensuring fair and democratic elections while simultaneously pursuing key international policy goals.

Enhanced Mobility: Sofia Launches New Tram Line and Transit Improvements

As of today, Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, is rolling out a series of enhancements to its public transportation system, including the launch of a new tram line and improvements to existing services. The upgrades aim to provide residents with more efficient and comfortable commuting options.

Several Bulgarian Political Parties Finalize their Candidate Lists for the Upcoming 2-in-1 Elections

With the national and European Parliament elections drawing near, Bulgarian political parties are making significant strides in finalizing their candidate lists. Among the notable developments, GERB officially registered its list with Rosen Zhelyazkov at the helm.