Latest News from Bulgaria

Lockheed Martin Promised a Base for Repairs to the F-16 in Bulgaria

Lockheed Martin will open a base for maintenance, partial and complete renovation (MRO facility) in Bulgaria, said Jim Robinson, "International Business Development for the F-16 in the US company. This means that Bulgarian aircraft can be maintained in Bulgaria by local engineers and technicians throughout the duration of their 12,000 hours of flight hours.

The Financial Times Opened an Office in Sofia

The Financial Times opened an office in Sofia. It is expected by the end of the year to hire 130 employees, who will be responsible for engineering, development, design and economic analysis, announced Sofia Municipality.

Bulgarian Foreign Minister on NATO: Nothing can Destroy an Alliance that is Based on Values

Bulgaria's place in NATO, the challenges facing the Alliance and the achievements of the military alliance are the main topics that ministers, presidents, military and ambassadors are discussing at an international conference in Sofia. The forum is organized jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defense, the Diplomatic Institute and the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria.

Croatia Welcomes Chinese Leader to 16+1 Summit

The Adriatic city of Dubrovnik, Croatia's best-known tourist destination, on Thursday and Friday will host the 16 + 1 summit, a Chinese initiative to strengthen business ties between China and 16 countries from Central and Eastern Europe.

IT Giant with Business in Bulgaria Plans to Increase its Capitalization by EUR 90 Billion

The largest European technology company SAP, which has an office in Bulgaria, will aim to reach a market capitalization of between $ 250 and $ 300 billion by 2023. This was confirmed by CEO Bill McDermott to German media, quoted by Reuters.

He commented that as of 2010 when he took office, the company's capitalization rose from 45 billion to 140 billion euros.

BSMEPA will Support the Activation of Bulgarian-American Business Relations

Dr. Boyko Takov, Executive Director of BSMEPA, held a working meeting with representatives of the trade section of the US Embassy in Bulgaria

An invitation was addressed to BSMEPA to organize Bulgarian companies for participation in the Select USA Summit 2019, which is going to be held in Washington, DC from 10 to 12 June 2019.

Bulgarian Border Police: Heavy Truck Traffic at Rousse Checkpoint

As of 6 am, there is heavy truck traffic from Bulgaria on the Danube Bridge border checkpoint, Rousse, Border Police said. On the borders with Serbia, Greece, Turkey and North Macedonia, there is normal traffic on all crossings.

Three Shipbuilders to Apply in Bulgarian $567M Patrol Vessel Tender

The Bulgarian navy expects three companies to submit offers to supply two patrol vessels under an ongoing tender: Italy's Fincantieri, Germany's Lürssen, and Bulgarian shipbuilder MTG Dolphin, reports Defense News. 

Cloudy Skies with Rain Showers and Thunder in Some Places in Bulgaria

Considerable cloud is expected for the most part today, heavy in the afternoon. Brief rainfall in many places, in some areas in the east of Bulgaria and the Rhodopes - with thunder. It will be almost quiet with temperature highs of between 13°C and 18°C.

Bulgaria Grants EUR 200,000 to Reduce Migratory Flows to Europe

Bulgaria grants € 200,000 in humanitarian aid to reduce migratory flows to Europe. This is envisaged in the draft agreement between the country and the European Investment Bank approved by the Council of Ministers.