Provinces of Bulgaria
The necessary budget for the realization of all strategic railway projects in Bulgaria after 2021 is 4 billion levs. This was announced by the Minister of Transport Rosen Zhelyazkov during a working breakfast with representatives of the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Austrian Commercial Representation in Bulgaria.
The Bulgarian chain Fantastico opened a new mini-trade center next to its old site on 204 Cherni Vrah Boulevard in the capital, and by the end of the year it will be presented in two more cities in the country. In 2019, the company is preparing to open three more sites - another one in Sofia and its first ones in Bankya and Pernik, the official announcement says.
On 14 March, 2019 InteContinental Sofia opens a new Chapter for Luxury travel to Bulgaria. The newest InterContinental in Europe joins Fine Hotels & Resorts only a year after its opening. Focusing on selected luxury travel agencies worldwide, the leading hotel in Bulgaria targets the affluent international traveler seeking for undiscovered destinations, curious to explore new cultures.
Police check for a forgotten rucksack in the area of Cherni Vrah Blvd. and Srebarna Street, the Ministry of Interior announced.
The area is cleared and a check is in progress.
Vitosha Metro Station in Sofia's Lozenets district is closed, NOVA informs.
It is not clear when the metro station will be opened again.
Today cloudiness will be variable, often decreasing to sunny. It will blow moderate, northwestern wind in the Northwest, which will weaken in the evening and will orient from the Southwest. Maximum temperatures between 17 ° and 22 °, in Sofia around 18 °. This was reported for FOCUS News Agency by the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology .
Mountain rescuers have helped two hikers in the Beli Iskar River valley, the Mountain Rescue Service with the Bulgarian Red Cross) told Focus News Agency. The hikers were on their way to Musala hut on Saturday night into Sunday when they strayed from their path in the fog and got into the valley along the Beli Iskar River. They spend the night there.
Not for the first time, Bear Grylls has been criticized for his attitude to nature, publications in the Western media show on the case in Bulgaria. He, his partner, and the company, organized the filming in Rila, are threatened with fines because the two men were swimming in the Karakashevo lake, started a fire and caught and killed the frog.