Latest News from Bulgaria
The arbitration case brought by EVN against Bulgaria at the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) at the World Bank in Washington is over, writes Capital.
The decision has not yet been published, but the Austrian firm has announced that it will not be paid the damages sought, which, according to unofficial information, was about 500 million euros.
By the end of the year a direct airline between Varna and Doha will be opened - confirmed by the Qatari Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim bin Saif Al-Sulaiti, the Bulgarian head of state's press service has said.
Today was the last day of President Radev's official visit to Qatar where he was at the invitation of Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.
Over a period of about eight years, from 2011 to 2018, there is nearly 60% decrease of the air pollution exceed levels at the stations which monitor air cleanliness in the country. This was said by Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov during the official opening of the second edition of the European Conference on Air Quality - SOFAIR.
Prime Ministers of 16 Central and Eastern European countries and China met in Croatian city of Dubrovnik. At noon the Plenary Session of the Eighth Meeting began in 16 + 1 format. Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will sign an agreement on the opening of a Global Center for Cooperation with China in Bulgaria.
President Klaus Iohannis on Friday visited the ships in the Constanta military port that were taking part in Sea Shield 2019, the largest multinational exercise in Romania's waters and international waters of the Black Sea, and congratulated the Romanian and foreign soldiers on their results. "I am very pleased to meet here after you have completed the exercise.
Bulgarian high-tech companies can apply for Qatar funding to expand their operations and to enter the global market. This was made clear during a meeting of Deputy Economy Minister Alexander Manolev with the Minister of Commerce and Industry of the State of Qatar Ali Bin Ahmed Al Kuwari and the President of Qatar Free Zone Ahmad bin Mohamed al-Sayed, the Ministry of Economy said.
The data from December 2018 to February 2019 show that we have managed to keep tourism levels of the record last year, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said in response to a question by GERB MP Alexander Matsurev on the results of the 2018/2019 winter season and forecast for the summer season, Focus News Agency reports.