Environmentalists Protest against Construction of Second Ski Lift in Bansko

According to them, the presented project for the construction of the second lift in Bulgaria's 'winter resort of Bansko is only the first step towards the construction of kilometers long ski runs in the forest territory of Pirin Park, which is a protected area. The environmentalists insist that the Council of Ministers cancel the permission for the construction of the ski lift.

MPs Gave the Green Light For the Construction of a 2nd Cabin Lift in Bansko

The cabinet decided in favor of the ski tourism in Bansko and gave the green light for the eventual construction of a second cabin lift. This happened at the last meeting of the Council of Ministers for the year.

Environment Minister Neno Dimov said that any investment intention would go through all the points of the environmental legislation.

Jared Leto Sent a Letter to Borisov About the Fate of the Pirin Mountains

Hollywood star Jared Leto joined the  Campaign for saving Pirin Mountains (WWF) and sent a letter to Bulgarian Prime Minister B. Borisov. The text of the letter, which is automatically generated by WWF's website, calls on Borisov to take the case, save the centuries-old woods and protect the environment.

MPs to Discuss Today the Updated National Security Strategy

At a regular government meeting, ministers will look at the updated national security strategy, BGNES reported. A draft three-year action plan for the implementation of the National Development Program Bulgaria 2020 in the period 2018-2020 will also be discussed at the meeting.

A point to determine the poverty line for 2018 will be discussed in various forms. 

Minister Angelkova: We have Always Supported the Construction of a 2nd Lift in Bansko

We have always supported the construction of a second cabin lift. The lift is one of the most environmentally friendly modes of transport. This was said by Minister of Tourism Nikolina Ankelkova. In her words, the plan for Pirin National Park must be adopted in order to offer different investment intentions.

NIMH: It Will be Sunny Today, Hot in the Afternoon

Atmospheric pressure will be a little lower than the average for September, and will remain unchanged during the day. Today will be sunny again, hot in the afternoon. There will be a light northwest wind over the Danube plain, southeast wind in the eastern and southern regions. Maximum temperatures between 29°C and 34°C, in Sofia around 30°C.