Krasimir Karakachanov

Raise in the Wages of the Military from January Next Year

"From 1 January 2018, the military will receive higher salaries." This is what Defense Minister Krasimir Karakachanov said in Varna.

He added that he could not tell the exact percentage because the raises would be different, depending on the rank and the service, but certainly the biggest ones will be in the battle divisions.

Bulgarian Minister of Defense Wants Foreign Financing of Religious Communities to be Banned

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov has told journalists in parliament that funding of religious communities, organizations and religious denominations in Bulgaria from abroad should be banned, reported BGNES.

Thus, according to him, the funding received through foundations by various radical elements in this country would be limited.

Bulgarian Vice President Calls for Increase of Chinese investments & tourists

Bulgaria's Vice-President Iliyana Yotova on Wednesday called for increase of Chinese investments and tourists in Bulgaria, and greater presence of strategic partners from China in key infrastructure projects and transport corridors in her country.

Yotova made the remarks while addressing here a reception marking the 68th anniversary of the founding of People's Republic of China.

Bulgaria and Macedonia to Discuss Cooperation in the Military Sphere

Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov will discuss issues pertaining to bilateral cooperation in the military sphere with Macedonia's Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska in Skopje today, reported Mediapool.

Minister Karakachanov will raise the question of holding a joint exercise between the special forces of the two countries scheduled for the next year.

Bulgaria Defence Minister will Meet in Tallinn with his Counterparts of the EU Countries

Deputy Prime Minister for Public Order and Security and Defense Minister Krasimir Karakachanov will take part in the Informal Meeting of Defense Ministers of the EU Member States in Tallinn on September 7, during the Estonian EU Council presidency. This was announced by the press center of the Ministry of Defense.

600 Armed Military to Protect the Border Between Turkey and Bulgaria

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov has said that in the future Bulgaria is going to use its army to guard its border with Turkey, reported bTV. 

The border between the two states will be divided into five zones and will be protected by 600 armed military, Karakachanov explained.

Public Trust in Bulgarian Government Up by 7% for First 100 Days

After 100 days of governance, public trust in the work of Borissov 3 cabinet has increased. 42% approve the work of the government of GERB and United Patriots, results of a survey by Barometer Bulgaria agency shows. It was conducted in the period 11-15 August 2017. The approval for the first 100 days of the government has gone up by 7%.