Second Borisov Government

Bulgarian Prime Minister Borisov: There is no Reason to Resign after the EP Elections

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is categorical that he has no reason to resign after the European Parliament elections.

"First, these are European elections. In addition, we gave 9 million only for machine vote. An election is over 53-54 million, to make new elections, and October elections - 160 million to give for elections, we have to be cautious ... "he argues before bTV.

Bulgarian PM Borisov Ordered not to Permit Construction of a Park near the Center of Plovdiv

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov personally went to calm down the organisers of a three-month protest by the residents of Plovdiv's Karshiyaka district against the intention of a private investor to build on 16 decares of green space behind the St. Petersburg Hotel, near the city center.

GERB Parliamentary Leader Tsvetanov Resigns from Bulgarian Parliament

Tsvetan Tsvetanov, the parliamentary leader of Bulgarian Prime Minister Borissov's GERB party, said that he was resigning from Parliament He told a briefing in Parliament on 27th of March. Tsvetanov said he would keep his position as GERB Deputy Chairpesron and head of the party's election campaign headquarters, reports BNT. 

Dessislava Ahladova Appointed Acting Minister of Justice of Bulgaria

Deputy Minister of Justice Desislava Ahladova on 25th of March was appointed as temporary acting Minister of Justice. She will replace Tsetska Tsacheva, who resigned on Saturday, reports BNT. 

Ahladova will remain in office until the Parliament votes the resignation of Tsetska Tsacheva and the cabinet nominates a new minister of justice.

An Economic Forum with the Participation of the Bulgarian President is Held in Sofia

Head of State Rumen Radev participated in a round table "Towards a Competitive and Prosperous Bulgarian Economy". The forum is attended by Deputy Prime Ministers Tomislav Donchev and Mariana Nikolova, Ministers and Deputies. 

A fundamental problem is dealing with corruption, President Rumen Radev said at the closing of a round table on Bulgarian economy.

GERB has Announced that it will Restore the Preferential Vote

Three days after the final adoption of the elected law amendments they have opted for, the government refused to change the rules for preferential voting and its intention to keep the current Central Electoral Commission (CEC) to hold MEPs' election despite its expiring term, reports Dnevnik. 

Bulgarian PM Ordered an Inspection of Subsidies for Passenger Transport in Small Settlements

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has ordered the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications to check in connection with the granting of subsidies for passenger transport on unprofitable bus lines in sparsely populated mountain and border regions in the country.