Latest News from Bulgaria
The 14 offers for the international architectural competition on the historic square in Sofia were opened on 14 May 14 offers from architectural teams from Bulgaria, Italy, France, Romania, Russia and Turkey were submitted to the international competition for a conceptual design for the renovation of the Square in the historical center of Sofia.
Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba has welcomed a decision by the Swiss Federal Council to grant free movement to Romanian nationals as of June 1. "I welcome the decision by the Swiss Federal Council to grant free movement to Romanian nationals as of June 1, 2019. The safeguard clause limiting this right for Romanian and Bulgarian nationals is thus ending.
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Serbian President Alexander Vucic held a telephone conversation discussing issues related to the four-dimensional format between Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Serbia, and projects on energy and infrastructure connectivity. This was announced by the press service of the Council of Ministers.
I have been around the world and I can say that there is no better place to live in the EU, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said in an interview with the Guardian newspaper.
At a time when some Central and Eastern European politicians benefit from the hostility against Brussels, the Bulgarian prime minister has another approach.
Market Links Agency and the Movement for National Cause NGO are organizing a survey among Bulgarians living abroad. The survey will be carried out by volunteers on the day of the European Elections, in polling sections of as many EU countries as possible. The purpose of the survey is to find out what would make Bulgarians return to Bulgaria and what are the obstacles to making such a decision.
An earthquake with magnitude 2.7 on the Richter scale was registered on the territory of Bulgaria in the Blagoevgrad region earlier this morning. The earthquake was felt at 9:15 am this morning with an epicenter 7 km east of Belitsa, 46 km east of Blagoevgrad and 88 km south of Sofia, with a depth of 19 km, specified from the Euro-Mediterranean seismological center.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Wednesday that it is inappropriate for the first Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans to send a new letter to Romania two weeks before the elections to the European Parliament. "I have not yet answered Mr Frans Timmermans, but to me there is disappointment.