Latest News from Bulgaria

Rain and Thunder in Western and Central Bulgaria in the Afternoon

It will be sunny today, but around noon and in the afternoon cumulus and cumulonimbus clouds will form bringing rain showers and thunder to many places in western and central Bulgaria, with chances of hail,  the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) announced.

Information Days for Bulgarian Citizens in Cyprus

The Office for Labor and Social Affairs of the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy organized information days for Bulgarian citizens in Cyprus.

Our compatriots will receive information on the procedures for confirming retirement in the European Union.

PM Borissov and Maria Gabriel Discuss the Construction of a Supercomputer in Bulgaria

Bulgaria will be one of the eight countries where a European supercomputer will work on a world level, reported NOVA TV.

Supercomputer in Bulgaria - topic of conversation between Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and EU Commissioner Maria Gabriel. Bulgaria will be one of the eight countries where a European supercomputer will work on a world level.

Georgian Parliament Speaker is on an Official Visit to Bulgaria

Georgian Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze  arrives on an official visit to Bulgaria at the invitation of National Assembly Speaker Tsveta Karayancheva.

They will put a wreath at the Monument to the Unknown Soldier. Later, a meeting with President Rumen Radev is scheduled.

Bulgarian Parliament Adopted Changes to the Black Sea Coast Planning Act

Bulgaria's Parliament approved amendments to the Black Sea Coast Planning Act, which finally banned the deployment of tents, umbrellas, loungers and other beach accessories on the sand dunes, reports BNT. 

The new texts also ban the passage, parking and stay of vehicles on dunes, except in the case of permitted construction.

Decho Dechev, Manager of NHIF: The Cashiers' Gaps Are Well Known

Besides having to provide certain services and products, NHIF is obliged to provide measures and actions for their most rational use by law. The prosecution requests this now, and wants to get information on what checks are being made. This was said in the "Day begins with Georgi Lyubenov", the manager of the National Health Insurance Fund, Dr. Decho Dechev.

140 of the Upper Echelons - Ministers, Deputies, Mayors, Investigated for Corruption

140 senior officials, including deputies, ministers, deputy ministers, mayors, agency heads, agents of DANS (State Agency for National Security), police officers, tax and customs officers, are being investigated for corruption in Bulgaria.

The cases against 101 of them are at pre-trial stage, and there is an indictment filed in court against 39 of them.

Rumen Radev Met with Hungarian President Janos Ader in Budapest

Visit of the Bulgarian President Rumen Radev to Hungary continue. A four-eye meeting is held between him and Hungarian President Janos Ader. Earlier today, Radev also spoke with Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban. A meeting with the Speaker of the Parliament is also planned.

Bulgaria returns smuggled historical artifacts to Turkey

Within the scope of the fight against cultural property smuggling, Bulgaria returned to Turkey 56 coins and drachmas, along with six bronze sconces and a bronze fibula from various periods, with a ceremony on June 14 at the Sofia Archaeology Museum. The artifacts were seized in 2016.