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Greece's third-largest lender, Eurobank, said on Friday that its Bulgarian subsidiary Postbank had concluded the acquisition of Piraeus Bank's Bulgarian unit after obtaining regulatory approvals.
The acquisition boosts Postbank's share in Bulgaria's banking market to more than 10 percent, ranking it third in terms of total loans, Eurobank said.
Modern technologies are increasingly a key factor in today's society. They help, develop and maintain the quality of people's lives, and people are no longer able to cope without them. This is particularly important for the infrastructure objects, without which people's lives and business development seem unthinkable.
"I spoke with my counterpart Zoran Zaev last week that if we acquire the new fighter aircraft we will protect the air space of North Macedonia as well. This will be good for them and for us", Bulgaria's Premier Boyko Borissov, who attended the military exercise at the training polygon in Novo Selo said.
Born in 1959 in Bankya, his father is an employee of the Sofia City Administration of the Ministry of Interior and his mother is a primary school teacher. He has a sister - Krasimira, who is a doctor.
He graduated from the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Simeonovo, specialty "Fire Protection". Later he worked in the Ministry of Interior system.
In the presence of Deputy Minister of Culture Amelia Gesheva, Turkish Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Ougul Oskan Yavuz will be handed over artifacts of archeological origin held by the Bulgarian Customs Authorities at Kapitan Andreevo Border Checkpoint in October 2016 for illegal imports from Turkish citizen, the Ministry of Culture announced.
Bulgaria will choose a new Chief Prosecutor on October 24th. The SJC adopted 21 of 22 votes in the Prosecutor's Office's proposals for the timetable of the procedure, a Canal 3 reporter reported.
The idea is to give a maximum amount of time for the procedure and to respond to the great public interest in the subject, said Sotir Tsatsarov.
Ethnic Bulgarians, who live abroad and do not have Bulgarian citizenship, will be able to apply for a new type of personal document in Bulgaria, called the "Bulgarians" card. If they receive it, they will have the right to reside permanently in Bulgaria.
This envisages amendments to the law on Bulgarian personal documents submitted to the National Assembly by members of VMRO.