Bulgaria’s President Canceled his participation in a forum in Baku due to a Positive Covid Test

President Rumen Radev canceled his participation in the tenth global forum in Baku. The head of state, who is in Azerbaijan, has tested positive for Covid-19. He was subsequently given two more tests, which were negative.

As Bulgaria Schedules Another Election, President’s Interim Govt Assumes Power

Rumen Radev, Bulgarian president, running for a new mandate, in Sofia, 18 November 2021. Photo; EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

This will be the fifth general election in Bulgaria in two years and will be followed by mayoral elections later in 2023, which will test the centre-right GERB party's dominance in local administration.

The Construction of the Bulgarian Route of the Gas Connection with Serbia has Started

The construction of the gas connection between Bulgaria and Serbia has started on Bulgarian territory. According to the plan, it should connect the towns of Novi Iskar and Nis.

The presidents of the two countries, Rumen Radev and Alexander Vucic, gave a symbolic start to the construction activities on the territory of Bulgaria.

Bulgarian Exports to Turkey Increase by over 32%

Direct Turkish investments in Bulgaria exceed EUR 1 billion, almost half of them have received some form of state support through the Bulgarian Investment Agency (BIA). Over 2,200 Turkish companies have chosen Bulgaria as a preferred place to do business, as they are one of the largest employers in our country.