Bulgaria

Breaking News: Bulgaria's PM Borissov Calls for Convening Grand National Assembly and Changes to the Constitution, Plans to Resign Afterwards

GERB proposes a new structure of the judiciary and a reduction in the number of deputies

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov proposes convening a Grand National Assembly and amending the Constitution. This is stated in his official statement.

Here is the full wording of the statement:

I appeal to all Bulgarian citizens.

Mergermarket: New Sale of Telenor Bulgaria Contemplated

The Bulgarian telecom operator Telenor may change ownership again, just two years after the Czech group PPF owned by Petr Kellner purchased the company. This was featured in Mergermarket, a specialized merger and acquisition information platform, citing anonymous industry directors as sources, as reported by Capital.

Jeeps Will No Longer Be Available For Tourists and Off-Road Adventurers in The Area of the Seven Rila Lakes

This was announced by the Minister of Ecology Emil Dimitrov, who was present at the first dig of a building for half a million BGN on the territory of Rila National Park, which will be a base of rescuers and an information center. Control over whether jeeps continue to drive in the mountains will be carried out by the employees of Rila Park, as well as from RIEW-Sofia.

Bulgarian Parliament Allocates BGN 16 Million to Modernize Classrooms in 160 Schools

A day before the extraordinary session of the parliament with a request for updating the state budget, the cabinet allocated more money for the crisis in the economy. Ministers met online amid ongoing 35-day protests. A decision was made to support Bulgarian pupils, students, young families and working people.

Queues at Border Checkpoints of Bulgaria with Greece

Queues at border checkpoints of Bulgaria with Greece after lifting of the quarantine were not an assessment of the quality of tourism or a sign that Bulgarians preferred Greek beaches to the Black Sea coast, said Deputy Speaker of the Parliament Valeri Simeonov and Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova.

Bulgaria's Tourism Minister Angelkova: Charter Flights to Bulgaria Are Not Cancelled

Charter flights to Bulgaria are not cancelled. They are only being rescheduled. We knew that there would be no such flights until June 15. The borders opened yesterday. So, charter flights are rescheduled for July, August, September and October.

Bulgaria's Tourism Minister Angelkova: An Extremely Difficult Tourist Season Awaits Us

The summer season will be extremely difficult. This was said by the Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova during the National Round Table of Bus Carriers and Tour Operators to address the economic consequences of the coronavirus.

"The situation is extremely difficult in the tourism sector not only in Bulgaria but all over the world," she said.

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