Boiko Borissov

Bulgaria’s Crisis Staff Announces New Measures against Coronavirus in the Country

A new set of measures depending on whether an area has seen confirmed cases of COVID-19 or not have been announced by the head of the national crisis staff Ventsislav Mutafchiyski on March 11. The announcement came after an emergency meeting of the Cabinet security council was held, convened by Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, BNR reported.

Manchester Airport Group Poised for Bulgarian Airport Bid

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is expected to submit its bid to run Sofia Airport later today, following months of delays, reports New Civil Engineer. 

Last month, Bulgaria's transport ministry, for the fifth time, extended the deadline for submitting bids for the 35-year concession contract to run the airport.

Bulgaria Considers to Replace Russian MiG-29s With F-16 Jets

In June 2018 Bulgarian Parliament approved a plan to spend around $2 billion on its Air Force modernization. It planned to purchase 16 fighter jets to replace its existing air fleet of MiG-29s.

"A new F-16 is a much better aircraft than all the others available," Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on December 14.

Offers for help and condolences pour in as fire ravages Attica

Cyprus, Israel, Spain, Bulgaria, Italy, Germany, Poland and France have extended a helping hand to Greece as a fire that started on Monday in eastern Attica claimed 50 lives by Tuesday morning and injured more than 150 residents and visitors in the holiday resorts of Mati, Rafina, Neos Voutzas and Penteli.

Common “Balkan” Presidency of the EU in 2018

 

Varna, a city strongly connected with Greece, and more specifically the palace of Euxinograd, hosted the 1st Quadrilateral Summit Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Serbia.

Tsar’s Ferdinand summer palace was where the Bulgarian premier, Boiko Borissov welcomed the Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic, his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras and the Romanian PM Mihai Tudose.

Bulgarian Prime Minister to Visit Thessaloniki For a Bilateral Meeting With Greece and Serbia

The presence of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Serbian President Alexandar Vucic not only provides an opportunity for a bilateral meeting at a higher level, but is also an invitation for Bulgaria to participate in this cooperation, the Independent Balkan News Agency reports.