The Construction of a Railway Section between North Macedonia and Bulgaria has been Launched

The Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia, Galab Donev and Dimitar Kovachevski, launched the construction of the railway line from Kumanovo to Beljakovce in our southwestern neighbor. The line should reach the border with Bulgaria and is part of the trans-European corridor number 8 - a project more than two decades old.

The Bulgarian Government will allocate 20 Million Leva for Heating Subsidies

The Bulgarian government will allocate BGN 20 million for a one-time aid for heating, announced acting Prime Minister Galab Donev. The decision is expected to be taken at the cabinet meeting that has already started, at which a number of legislative texts related to the commitments to receive the second tranche of funds under the Recovery and Sustainability Plan will be voted on.

Bulgaria’s PM Promised: The State will Grant Money to the Victims of the Floods

"The state will allocate funds to help victims of the floods in Karlovo region. There will not be a single person left that was affected who will not be helped", stated acting Prime Minister Galab Donev during a visit to the village of Karavelovo.

Bulgaria will Export Electricity and Help North Macedonia

"We very quickly responded to the appeal for help from the Republic of North Macedonia to solve the challenges facing the country in the energy sector. We discussed specific opportunities for electricity and natural gas transmission - both for the needs of industry and for residential users of RNM".

Homophobic Nationalists Disrupt Bulgarian LGBT Events

Sofia Pride parade in the Bulgarian capital in June 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

The men appeared to be connected with the far-right Bulgarian National Union party and Lukovmarch, an annual event in commemoration of WWII general Hristo Lukov, often criticised for providing a forum for neo-Nazis to gather.