Valeri Simeonov

Queues at Border Checkpoints of Bulgaria with Greece

Queues at border checkpoints of Bulgaria with Greece after lifting of the quarantine were not an assessment of the quality of tourism or a sign that Bulgarians preferred Greek beaches to the Black Sea coast, said Deputy Speaker of the Parliament Valeri Simeonov and Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova.

Valeri Simeonov: This Summer the Tourists Are Less, but the Revenues Have Increased

This summer, the number of tourists is less than in 2018, but there is a growth in revenue, Valeri Simeonov, deputy and leader of NSFB (National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria), said after a meeting of the Regional Tourism Council in the seaside town.

Bulgarian MPs Approve Amnesty of Religious Denominations' Debts

MPs on 8th of March voted to approve an amnesty of overdue liabilities incurred by religious denominations. The debt is to be written off through amendments to the Religious Faiths Act, which were approved at first reading by votes from GERB and MRF. United Patriots were against, reports BNT. 

Mariana Nikolova is the New Deputy Prime Minister of Bulgaria

After nearly four-hour debates, the parliament elected Mariana Nikolova as Deputy Prime Minister in place of resigning Valeri Simeonov. The motives for the candidature were presented in plenary by Deputy Prime Minister and Co-President of the United Patriots Krasimir Karakachanov, in the presence of Nikolova herself.