Latest News from Bulgaria

Finance Minister Vassilev Confirms Bulgaria's 2025 Eurozone Entry Target

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.

David Cameron to Visit Bulgaria at Mariya Gabriel's Invitation

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.

Bulgarian Farmers Stage Road Blockade on Ruse-Veliko Tarnovo Route Amid Ongoing Protests

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 claim gold at European Championships

 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.

Christian symbols to feature on Bulgaria’s euro coins

Bulgaria's euro coinage will depict two Bulgarian Orthodox saints as well as a 7th or 8th century rock relief dating found in the country's northeast, its central bank announced on Monday.

Bulgarian Gymnast Boryana Kaleyn: №1 In The European Ranking!

Boryana Kaleyn, the European champion from Baku in 2023, is the Female Gymnast of the Year in the European Gymnastics ranking. This is the second distinction for the Bulgarian gymnast, who also claimed the top spot in 2021.

New Rule: Campers Now Require Electronic Vignette in Bulgaria

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.

Stassis presents PPC’s transition, expansion plans to US energy official

The chairman and CEO of Greece's power utility company PPC's presented the company's plans to penetrate the region of the Western Balkans and the Southeast Mediterranean to the US Assistant Secretary for Energy Resources Geoffrey Pyatt at a meeting in Washington on Monday.

Bulgarian Farmers Call for Minister's Ouster in Sofia

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.