Government of Bulgaria

The Unions have Convinced the Cabinet to Increase the Salaries of 11,000 People in Nurseries and Gardens

The cabinet and the unions have agreed to adjust the supplementary standard for school and child health care so that healthcare professionals can receive higher salaries.

This was announced by CITUB leader Plamen Dimitrov after talks in the Council of Ministers with Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov and Social Minister Denitsa Sacheva.

All Indoor Cultural and Sports Events have been Canceled in Bulgaria, Due to COVID-19 Cases

The Bulgarian government has canceled all indoor cultural events, including theaters, cinemas and all related cultural events. The original idea was for this to happen only in places where coronavirus infection was noted, but it changed.

Liberation of Bulgaria Celebrations on Shipka Peak Cancelled over Coronavirus Risk

Tomorrow's official ritual commemorating the 142nd anniversary of the liberation of Bulgaria on Shipka peak is being cancelled on the recommendation of the national operational headquarters for countering the spread of the novel coronavirus.

The monument of freedom remains open to the public who wish to pay their respects.

The Government to Provide Voting Machine in every Polling Station at the Next Parliamentary Elections

The Council of Ministers on February 12 voted to approve the introduction of voting machine in every polling station at the next parliamentary elections. Prime Minister Boyko Borissov also expressed support for the voting machines.

PM Borissov: We are not Fighting Anyone

At the beginning of today's government session, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov stressed that he was not fighting anyone. The reason for his speech was the address of President Rumen Radev from yesterday, with which he withdrew his trust from the government.

The PM also said that he had ordered an immediate inspection of the trash around Struma Motorway.