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CPC Sealed Office of the Bulgarian Oil and Gas Association

The Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) sealed the office of the Bulgarian Oil and Gas Association, the commission announced. This happened after a sudden on-site inspection. It was undertaken in the course of proceedings to establish possible infringements of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union in setting the prices of bulk automotive fuels. 

Only 7 Hospitals will be Responsible for the Combat with COVID-19 in Sofia

Оnly 7 hospitals will fight the coronavirus in Sofia. This decision was reached by the National Operational Headquarters, the directors of the large Sofia hospitals and RHI - Sofia, and was announced by Assoc. Angel Kunchev today in the Council of Ministers. 

Bulgaria: Kindergartens to Reopen on May 22

As of May 22, kindergartens and nurseries are allowed to reopen. This was announced at a briefing at the Council of Ministers where Bulgaria's Minister of Education and Science Krassimir Valchev and the Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev presented the special measures for the reopening of children's institutions. The mayors of municipalities are assigned to create the necessary organization for t

16,500 Companies have Applied for the SMEs Grant Measure in Bulgaria

More than 16,500 projects worth a total of BGN 136 million have been submitted under the grant measure for small and medium-sized enterprises. Applications continue to be accepted.

We will keep the scheme open as long as there are funds. " This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev at an extraordinary briefing at the Council of Ministers.

Emergency Epidemic Situation Declared from May 14th to June 14th in Bulgaria

The government declared an emergency epidemiological situation from May 14th to June 14th. This became clear after a statement from the Council of Ministers.

Transplants are also being resumed. "We have a completely safe organization", said the Minister of Health. The parks and city gardens are also opened for traffic, this will be done by order of the mayors and district governors. 

Bulgaria PM Rejects Fugitive Mogul’s ‘Insulting’ Gift

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on Wednesday declined to accept ownership of the Football Club Levski, which was offered to him in a sarcastic manner by the exiled Bulgarian tycoon Vasil Bojkov, who is hiding in the United Arab Emirates after numerous charges were pressed against him in early 2020.

1,911 COVID-19 Cases in Bulgaria, 46 Newly Registered

46 news cases of Covid-19 were registered in Bulgaria in the past 24 hours. 22 people were admitted to hospital in the past 24 hours. The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases reached 1,911, the Secretary of the National Operational Headquarters Associate Professor Dimo Dimov announced at the regular morning briefing held at the Council of Ministers building.

Bulgaria's PM Met with the US Ambassador to Bulgaria Herro Mustafa: The Current Situation Requires for Us to Be United

Today Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with the US Ambassador to Bulgaria Herro Mustafa. During the talks the efforts the two countries are making to combat the coronavirus were discussed. Another highlight of the meeting were the initiatives the US Embassy supported in helping Bulgaria during the state of emergency.