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As of today Bulgaria's Special Purpose Aviation Operator (SAO), which is the country's counterpart of Air Force One, has a new executive director.
Georgi Todorov, caretaker Minister of Transport, reported the replacement.
The new director is Zlatko Zlatev. He is a pilot, he has also worked in the air force 1, but he has been head of Krumovo Air Base for several.
The European Commission (EC) said on Tuesday that it has approved the allocation of €173.6 million to Bulgaria, which can be used as compensations related to the coronavirus pandemic.
The funds aim to support the labour market and retain jobs, help small businesses and low-income families. The money will be part of OP Human Resources Development's budget.
Young people made up 15.4 percent of Turkey's total population throughout 2020, the country's statistical authority announced May 17, showing a slight decrease of 0.2 percentage points compared to the previous year.
Out of the total population of 83.61 million last year, 12.89 million people were aged between 15 and 24, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) said.
For the first four months of the current year the Interior Ministry reports seven times as many attempts by illegal immigrants to enter Bulgaria through the Bulgarian-Turkish border compared to the same period in 2020. The Ministry said border police stopped 3,978 illegal immigrants who tried to enter the country.
In the period 2018 - 2020, life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population was 74.6 years, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on May 11.
This is a decrease of 0.3 years compared with the 2017 - 2019 period, the NSI said.
For men, life expectancy at birth is 71.1 years and for women, 78.2 years.