National Assembly

WCC-DB begin work on Implementation of the Second Mandate and Talks on changing the Bulgarian Constitution

"We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria" begin active work for the implementation of a cabinet with the second term, as well as talks with all political forces in the parliament to change the Constitution and the management model of the prosecutor's office.

New details emerge about cyberattack on Foreign Ministry

The cyberattack on Slovenia's Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of which the public was officially informed on 7 April had been in progress at least since March 2022 when the previous government was still in office, new media reports have revealed. China is believed to have been behind the attack.

Unprecedented polarisation a year after election

A year after the election in Slovenia the two biggest rivals, the Freedom Movement and the Democrats (SDS), are neck-and-neck at the top of the polls. There is unprecedented polarisation, the ruling party's falling ratings show its honeymoon is over and the opposition is in a state of flux, pundits say.

Bulgaria: Rotation of the Chairman of Parliament - The First one will be Rosen Zhelyazkov

Rosen Zhelyazkov to be elected chairman of the 49th National Assembly. If the parliament works for more than 3 months, it is possible to have a rotation based on a gentleman's agreement between GERB-SDS and We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria.

The Second Day of the First Meeting of Bulgaria’s Parliament lasted Less than a Minute

The election of the Speaker of the National Assembly is postponed until after Easter.

After yesterday's false start with the election of the chairman of the 49th National Assembly, today the deputies gathered again in the plenary hall in an attempt to repeat the election.

Bulgaria’s President: The 49th Parliament has been Assigned a Fateful Role, the Budget is a Primary Task

"The 49th National Assembly has been assigned a fateful role. We all expect that it will make long-awaited decisions not only about the way out of the political crisis, but also about defending the European perspective of the country and the future democratic society." This was stated by President Rumen Radev in his address to the new deputies from the rostrum of the plenary hall.

Bulgaria: The 49th National Assembly convenes for its First Session Today

On Holy Wednesday - start of the 49th National Assembly. Today, the deputies will gather at a solemn meeting, which will be presided over by the oldest member of parliament.

As in the previous parliament, it is Vezhdi Rashidov in this one as well.

After taking the oath, the deputies must also elect the Speaker and Deputy Speakers of the National Assembly.