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Bulgaria’s Government Proposes Budget Update, Increase in Debt Ceiling

The Bulgarian government on March 30 proposed a budget update because of the coronavirus crisis.

Due to the emergency measures and consequences for the Bulgarian economy, the cabinet proposes that the National Assembly vote on a budget deficit for this year of 2.9% of GDP, or BGN 3.5 billion, BNT reported.

The Head of State: We Have a Future and What Bulgaria’s Tomorrow Will Be After the State of Emergency is Over Depends on Our Common Sense, Actions and Solidarity Today

The National Assembly passed the State of Emergency Measures Act. The state of emergency was declared by virtue of resolution on 13 March. My decision is to impose a veto on part of the act and to return it for a reconsideration in the Bulgarian Parliament, the presidential press office reported.

"I do not rule out the possibility of introducing state of emergency, but ..." VIDEO

"The state of emergency involves complete isolation, and the question is how much time you can spend in complete isolation. That is why it should always be kept to the last, but the first necessary moment", Vucic says.
He states, however, that he does not rule out the possibility of introducing a state of emergency and adds that he knows what that means.

Only Grocery Stores, Pharmacies and Drug Stores will Work in Bulgaria until March 29th

In connection with the complicated epidemic situation related to the spread of COVID-19 in Bulgaria and the state of emergency declared by the National Assembly, as well as with the recommendations of the National Operational Headquarters, the Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev issued an order introducing the following anti-epidemic measures on the territory of Republic of Bulgaria until 29.03.20

Bulgaria is in a State of Emergency from Today until April 13

The National Assembly has urgently accepted the government's proposal to introduce a state of emergency in the country due to the spread of the coronavirus. From today until April 13.

The Prime Minister, cabinet ministers and the head of the National Operations Headquarters Professor Mutafchiiski are in the room.

Anti-Congo regime protesters set fires in Paris

Paris police arrested dozens of protesters on Feb. 28 who burnt scooters and bins outside a concert venue hosting a Congolese singer they accuse of giving a voice to the Kinshasa regime.    

The nearby Gare de Lyon train station was partially evacuated during the chaos and police warned Parisians to stay away as a thick, black column of smoke billowed over the city centre.