Latest News from Bulgaria

Queues at Border Checkpoints of Bulgaria with Greece

Queues at border checkpoints of Bulgaria with Greece after lifting of the quarantine were not an assessment of the quality of tourism or a sign that Bulgarians preferred Greek beaches to the Black Sea coast, said Deputy Speaker of the Parliament Valeri Simeonov and Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova.

Grigor Dimitrov is Training in His Hometown Haskovo

Grigor Dimitrov is in Bulgaria again and is already training in his hometown - Haskovo, together with his coach Christian Gro. The tennis star returned to Bulgaria after the demonstration tournament "Adria Tour" in Belgrade.

He said he felt nostalgic when he got home.

The Good News: A Man from Ruse Makes Wheelchairs for Dogs and Cats

A man from Ruse, Bulgaria, makes wheelchairs for dogs and cats.

Walkers are a donation for sick, old or victims of human cruelty animals. Wheelchairs are donations for sick, old or victims of human cruelty animals.

 

Roro is 12 years old dog - too old for his breed. The puppy was completely immobilized, and the doctors could no longer find a way out.

Romanian Naval Forces release command of Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group 2

The Romanian Naval Forces have released, on Monday, command of the Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group 2 (SNMCMG-2), informs, on Tuesday, a press release sent by the Naval Forces General Staff. According to the quoted source, the event took place, as a first, through videoconference, as a preventive measure in the international epidemiological context given by the COVID-19 pandemic.

It's officially confirmed: Serbian tourists can go to Greece

Milan Vukosavljevic, our consul in Athens, managed to get the Promachonas border crossing, i.e. border checkpoint Kulata, open for our tourists who are waiting all day.
As "Novosti" finds out, our tourists are slowly crossing the border checkpoint and moving towards summer resorts.

Only 2% of Bulgarians Have Been Exposed to COVID-19

2% of all Bulgarians have been already infected with the novel coronavirus. In other words, the theory of achieving herd immunity is inapplicable in this country, the Chief State Health Inspector Associate Professor Angel Kunchev said.

Unemployment in Bulgaria Soars to 9% Due to Covid-19 Crisis

84,568 people became jobless during the state of emergency in Bulgaria between March 13 and June 15. Meanwhile, 65,535 people were employed, this country's Minister of Labor and Social Policy Denitsa Sacheva said.

Bulgaria: The Inflation Rate is -0,6%

The inflation rate since the beginning of the year (May 2020 compared to December 2019) is -0.6 % and the annual inflation for May 2020 compared to May 2019 stands at 1.3%, Bulgaria's national Statistical Institute reported on June 15.

Final outcome: "Border with Greece open only to EU citizens"

The opening of the border came an hour after it was officially announced that it would be opened, and EU citizens who want to enter Bulgaria must first fill in a questionnaire stating their full name and place where they are traveling, BTA reports.

See Which European Countries are Opening Their Borders Today

The European Commission has encouraged all internal border restrictions to be lifted as of today, but a relatively small number of countries have announced that they will reopen fully and without restrictions.

Bulgaria's Tourism Minister Angelkova: An Extremely Difficult Tourist Season Awaits Us

The summer season will be extremely difficult. This was said by the Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova during the National Round Table of Bus Carriers and Tour Operators to address the economic consequences of the coronavirus.

"The situation is extremely difficult in the tourism sector not only in Bulgaria but all over the world," she said.

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