Government of Bulgaria
140 senior officials, including deputies, ministers, deputy ministers, mayors, agency heads, agents of DANS (State Agency for National Security), police officers, tax and customs officers, are being investigated for corruption in Bulgaria.
The cases against 101 of them are at pre-trial stage, and there is an indictment filed in court against 39 of them.
President Rumen Radev convenes for a round table on the upcoming election of a new Chief Prosecutor.
The head of state will listen to the positions of the non-governmental sector and the professional organizations of Bulgarian lawyers in relation to the selection criteria and the powers of the future prosecutor number one.
In his address President Radev outlines the ethnic tolerance that lies in the core of Bulgarian culture which demonstrates mutual understanding and respect among people of different religions, reports BNT.
Rumen Radev - President of Republic of Bulgaria: "I believe that celebrating Ramadan Bayram will again show the unifiing power of our society as a whole."