Experts are adamant that the pandemic has lowered emigration rate in 2020. However, this does not solve Bulgaria's long-standing demographic problems, including the outflow of specialists from key sectors of economy. According to data of the European Commission in 2019, the trend for the return of migrant workers has continued and Bulgaria is among the top countries in this regard.
Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova urged citizens to take care of their public transport ride in advance, buy tickets or validate their personal transportation cards. Except in the Urban Mobility Centers (UMC)tickets can be purchased in the lottery points and post offices, Fandakova informed in the studio of bTV.
There will be no overtime vehicles on the lines of public transport in Sofia on New Year's Eve, as in the previous years.
The Center for Urban Mobility of Sofia Municipality announces that on December 31st the city transport in Sofia will run with the usual schedule, and there will be no night lines.
For yet another year, Sofia's Christmas decorations are more than miserable. The municipality relies on private companies to take out the old and unappealing garlands for advertising purposes, so that there is at least some feeling of the brightest holidays ahead. In recent years, nothing has changed - the decoration is banal, tasteless, inconspicuous and the same for years.
The current anti-epidemic measures in Bulgaria will be in force until December 21. This became clear at today's working meeting, which Prime Minister Boyko Borissov convened with members of the government, the National Operational Headquarters, the national Vaccine Task Force and the mayor of Sofia Yordanka Fandakova, the government's press service announced.
Bulgarian historians in a joint history commission continue to dispute the adjective "Macedonian" used in North Macedonia's history text books.
According to an analysis of Bulgarian Properties in 2020, the Sofia realty market remained stable and without significant price changes. It was strongly supported by the behavior of banks that did not stop lending and there has been even an increase in the volume of newly granted home loans by nearly 11% in the first 10 months.