Government of Bulgaria

Minister Taneva: The Outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Bulgaria Are already 26

The meeting of President Rumen Radev with the Chairman of the Epizootic Council at the Council of Ministers and Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev, the Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva, her Deputy Janko Ivanov, the Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov, the Interior Minister Mladen Marinov, the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Iliev and experts on African swine fever in Bul

President Radev Convenes a Meeting on African Swine Fever

President Rumen Radev will discuss today with representatives of the institutions involved in managing the crisis with the spread of African swine fever, the risks, financial and social consequences, as well as the expected results of the measures taken, the Head of State's Secretariat announced.

Bulgarian Vice President: Education Abroad is the best Policy with the Bulgarian Communities

"The best-structured and most visible policy with the Bulgarian communities abroad is Sunday schools, but this is not enough. There is a need for a comprehensive system and continuity in Bulgarian education around the world - from pre-school age to university, lecturers on Bulgarian language and the development of Bulgarian studies.

President's Veto on the F-16 Fighter Purchase Contract Goes to Parliament

MPs will consider the veto of President Rumen Radev on the Law for the ratification of the contract for the purchase of eight F-16 Block 70 aircraft. It was rejected by the parliamentary defense committee with the votes of GERB, MRF and VMRO.

The head of state has returned the texts for reconsideration because of the lack of broad public consensus about the parameters of the treaty.

BSP Wants Resignations because of the ASF, GERB - the Subject not to Be Politicised

BSP has demanded resignations because of the African swine fever, which has already caused a state of emergency in some regions of the country - in Ruse, Pleven and Razgrad. In front of the media in parliament, BSP stated that they wanted the resignations of the director of the Bulgarian Labor Office Damian Iliev and the agriculture minister Desislava Taneva.

The Toll System Will Start Running at 12-14 Stotinki per Kilometer

12-14 stotinki per kilometer for the truck over 12 tons with 3 axles will be the price with which the national toll system will start on 16 August, announced Deputy Minister of Regional Development Nikolay Nankov after the meeting of the Consultative Council for the introduction of the system,  , indicates "24 hours".

SUMMARY: Hackers have Penetrated the Bulgarian National Revenue Agency through the Tax Refund System

The penetration in the NRA system, which shared personal data for millions of citizens and businesses, was probably done through the "tax" service and, in addition to registration of the hacker's email, there is no other evidence of a "Russian connection".

PM Borissov Gathered an Extraordinary Summit of the Council of Ministers' Security Council

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has gathered the Council of Ministers' Security Council for the hacker servers of the NRA. Borissov is expected to have all the heads of special services, including Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov, Interior Minister Mladen Marinov.

Minister of Finance Vladislav Goranov: Bulgaria Can Pay the F-16 Fighters Transaction at Once

Bulgaria is ready to pay the F-16 fighter transaction at once, the Minister of Finance Vladislav Goranov said in an interview for FOCUS News Agency. On Monday an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers to update the budget will be held.

He emphasised that the fiscal reserve is in good enough levels and Bulgaria will be able to afford to pay the deal cumulatively.

It Is Decided: The Party Subsidy Will Be BGN 1 per Vote

The deputies approved the drastic reduction in parties' and coalitions' state funding from BGN 11 to BGN 1 per actual vote. The change was made with the second-reading amendments to the State Budget Act, BGNES reported.

The proposal for a smaller party subsidy was submitted by the Council of Ministers, and was supported by 119 votes. deputies  voted against and 16 abstained.