Maya Manolova: Borissov Wants to Stay in Power for Life

Boyko Borissov insists on convening the Grand National Assembly to remain prime minister for life, wrote leader of "Stand" Maya Manolova on Facebook commenting on the today's proposal of the Prime Minister to convene the Grand National Assembly.

In her words, it's the second time that Borissov uses the Constitution as a means for him to stay in power.

North Macedonia Introduces Curfew till April 20 amid Worsening Epidemic Situation

A curfew is introduced in the Republic of North Macedonia from today until April 20, and all dining facilities will be closed, Skopje editions reported. At a press conference, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev announced that the curfew will start at 8 p.m. and last until 5 a.m., and restaurants will be closed for the next two weeks.

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister: New Millions Poured into Pre-School Education, EC Donates 134,000 Rapid Antigen Tests

"We have fulfilled our commitment to introduce compulsory pre-school education for children from the age of four and today we are allocating an extra 1.5 million to the first 52 municipalities in the country, which created conditions for such education in kindergartens," stated Prime Minister Boyko Borissov at today's cabinet sitting.

North Macedonia Comes out with Protest Note in Response to Bulgarian MEP Outburst

The Macedonain Foreign Affairs Ministry and the VMRO-DPMNE party issued a protest to Bulgaria after the latest nationalist outburst from Bulgarian member of the European Parliament Angel Dzhambazki. Dzhambazki, who is part of the VMRO-BND party which is in Prime Minister Borisov's coalition, threatened Macedonia with a "dreadful end" if it "continues to reject its Bulgarian character".

Bulgaria’s Premier before EPP: Vaccines Delay Becomes Political Issue Now

Chairman of GERB Boyko Borissov participated today in a videoconference summit of the EPP. The focus of the talks was on vaccine supplies and the Union's relations with Turkey and Russia, which heads of state and government leaders will discuss at the European Council starting today.

Bulgaria: Lockdown Lifted for Big Non-Food Stores, Tough Sanitary Measures Remain in Place

The big non-food retail stores will be able to open and operate with some more restrictions, announced Minister of Economy Lachezar Borisov.

"I have issued instructions that independent outlets and non-food stores in shopping centers to which there is direct access - entrance from the street or parking lot, can continue their activity, observing the anti-epidemic measures.

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister: Within Month All Vulnerable Groups Will Be Inoculated

From today we again will vaccinate 15,000-20,000 people a day and after another month of patience the most vulnerable groups will be immunised, according to Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, who at today's government meeting said that the pandemic is raging at full swing in Europe and the rest of the world.

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister: Further Restrictions Are Imminent If Hospitals Are Overloaded

The trend for an increase in Covid-19 cases in our country is persisting, the British version of the virus is making younger people sick and therefore, if necessary, additional measures will be put in place, the government press service announced.