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Four-Member Family Needs BGN 2,472 per Month in order to Live Normally

In order for a four-member family to live normally, it needs BGN 2,472. Thus, an average person per household needs BGN 618.15. This is shown by the Consumer Price and Cost of Living data in Bulgaria of CITUB's Trade Union and Social Research Institute.

Since the beginning of the year, this total support has increased by BGN 63.

PM Orban: Within EPP Congress, we endorse Tusk's candidacy as President and MEP Muresan as Vice-President

Chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL) and Prime Minister Ludovic Orban has stated on Monday that the Liberals endorse, within the European People's Party (EPP) Congress, Donald Tusk as President and Siegfired Muresan as Vice -President. "We endorse a candidate to the EPP Vice-President office, namely Siegfried Muresan, we endorse the candidacy of Donald Tusk as EPP President.

PM Borissov: Bulgaria's National Security Is Guaranteed only within NATO

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has had a telephone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the government press office reported. "I highly value NATO's role in protecting our security, freedom and democratic values. For us, Bulgaria's national security and defence are ensured only within the framework of NATO's collective defence," Prime Minister Borissov told Stoltenberg.

The Average Income per Household Member in Bulgaria Increased by 11,3%

The average income per household member in Bulgaria over the third quarter of 2019 stood at 877.38 euro /1,716 Leva/, or a 11.3 percent increase compared to the third quarter of last year, the National Statistical Institute says.

Salaries account for the biggest relative share of incomes (56.5%), followed by pensions (27.2%) and self-employment (6.7%), BNR reported.

Ambassadors attend ceremony of commemoration of Bulgarian, French, German fallen troops, civlians in WWI

The troops who have fallen in the World War I, alongside the civilian victims of war and violence were commemorated on Sunday in Bucharest by the ambassadors of Bulgaria, Todor Churov, Germany, Cord Meier-Klodt and France, Michele Ramis.

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