Latest News from Bulgaria
In a significant diplomatic engagement at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters in Washington, Bulgaria's Finance Minister Asen Vassilev engaged in a comprehensive discussion with Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, underscoring the nation's steadfast commitment to joining the Eurozone by January 1, 2025.
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, is set to arrive in Bulgaria today for a diplomatic visit, following an invitation extended by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mariya Gabriel.
Scheduled discussions between Cameron and Gabriel will encompass a wide range of topics spanning both bilateral and international issues of mutual concern.
Farmers' protests in Bulgaria show no signs of abating as over 20 agricultural organizations demand an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Nikolai Denkov. Their grievances center on allegations that Agriculture Minister Kiril Vatev misled Denkov regarding the representativeness of branch organizations in the agrarian sector during negotiations that led to the signing of a memorandum.
Turkish weightlifters Cansu Bektaş and Gamze Altun clinched gold medals in the women's 45-kilogram category on the first day of the European Weightlifting Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Bektaş lifted 75 kilograms in the snatch, securing Turkey's first gold medal of the championship. Meanwhile, Altun lifted 92 kilograms in the clean and jerk to claim her gold medal.
Starting today (February 13), a significant change takes effect for campers in Bulgaria. The country's road agency announced that all campers, regardless of their mass, will now be required to purchase an electronic vignette. This adjustment comes as a result of amendments to the Law on Roads, which come into force today.
Farmers and animal breeders from 26 agricultural organizations have converged on the heart of Sofia, staging a protest in front of the Council of Ministers. The protesters have barricaded the square, demanding the immediate resignation of Minister Vatev and urging for constructive dialogue with the authorities.