Latest News from Bulgaria

Bulgarian Kozloduy NPP Confirms Smooth Transition to Non-Russian Nuclear Fuel

Amidst concerns surrounding energy security and the transition away from Russian nuclear fuel, the executive director of Bulgaria's Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), Valentin Nikolov, has reassured the public that there is no risk of operational disruptions.

Gender Pay Gap Widens in Bulgaria: Women Earn 12.6% Less Than Men

In Bulgaria, a stark reality persists: women continue to face significant disparities in earnings compared to their male counterparts, with the latest data from the National Statistical Institute revealing a troubling trend.

"Engineering Talks" Gathers The Engineering Community In Sofia

The first edition will take place on February 28 and will kick off a series of events aimed at fostering community development.

The global technology company Melexis, which operates in Bulgaria with a team of over 850 people, launched the Engineering Talks initiative. It represents a series of events, with its pilot edition scheduled for February 28 in Sofia.

Bulgaria Sees Surge in New Car Sales, Second Highest Growth Rate in EU

Bulgaria emerges as a standout performer in the European Union's automotive market, boasting the second-highest growth rate in new car sales, according to data released by the Association of Automobile Manufacturers in Europe (ACEA).

Bulgaria Announces Merger of Customs and Revenue Agencies

The Bulgarian Ministry of Finance has unveiled plans to consolidate the National Revenue Agency and the Customs Agency into a single entity, marking a significant step towards streamlining financial operations in the country.

Struma Highway's New Jewel: Zheleznitsa Tunnel Opens to Traffic

Today marks a significant advancement in transportation infrastructure in Bulgaria as traffic is officially permitted through the "Zheleznitsa" tunnel on the "Struma" highway. This engineering marvel, spanning approximately 2 kilometers, proudly stands as the longest road tunnel ever constructed within the nation's borders.

Weather on February 20: Significant Cloudiness Over The Country

During the night and tomorrow, we expect significant cloudiness, but precipitation will be light and only in certain areas of the mountain regions. The wind will be moderate to light from the northwest, and in Eastern Bulgaria, it will be from the south-southwest. Minimum temperatures will range between minus 2° and 3°, while maximum temperatures will range between 8° and 13°.

Bulgaria to Assist Ukraine in Repairing Helicopters

Hristo Gadjev, the chairman of Bulgaria's parliamentary committee on defense, has unveiled plans for Bulgarian involvement in repairing Ukrainian helicopters. In an interview with BNR, Gadjev confirmed that negotiations are underway for Bulgarian company "Terem-Letets" to undertake the repair work, marking a significant step in Bulgaria's efforts to support Ukraine amid ongoing conflict.

Bulgarian Rock Band “B.T.R” Will Be On European Tour

The European tour of "B.T.R." starts on May 30th in Vienna and will continue to Zurich, Lyon, Bordeaux, Pamplona, Madrid, Valencia, Palma de Mallorca, Karlsruhe, Luxembourg, Brussels, and Amsterdam, as announced by the band's team.

INSAIT: Bulgaria Launches Innovative Scholarship Program to Cultivate Tech Leaders

Today, a new scholarship program in the field of mathematics and informatics was presented. Prime Minister Nikolai Denkov participated in the official announcement of the program aimed at developing technological leaders at the Institute of Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Technologies (INSAIT). The presentation also involved the Minister of Education and Science, Prof.

Bulgarian FM Discussed Schengen Accession with EU Council Chief

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mariya Gabriel, engaged in a productive conversation with the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, regarding Bulgaria's accession to the Schengen area.