Czech Republic

Nikolic arrives in Prague, meets with Zeman

PRAGUE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic on Tuesday arrived on an official visit to the Czech Republic.

Nikolic was ceremonially welcomed by his counterpart Milos Zeman, with many citizens gathering outside the presidential palace in Prague to see their encounter, Nikolic's presidential press office said in a statement.

Bulgaria 'Counts on Czech Support' for Schengen Entry

The Czech Republic has thrown its support behind Bulgaria's accession to the Schengen area, its Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has said, according to the press office of his Bulgarian counterpart Rosen Plevneliev.

The Bulgarian head of state is on a two-day visit to Prague, having met with Czech counterpart Milos Zeman on Monday.

Over 100 000 Romanians Expected to Visit Bulgaria over Easter Holiday

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova expects more than 100 000 Romanians to visit Bulgaria during the forthcoming Orthodox Easter.

Angelkova said this in the city of Varna on Friday at the start of a series of meetings across the country initiated by her, which are to assess the readiness for the forthcoming summer season.