Sofia EU-funding Will Be Cut Says Deputy PM Pekanov

A working meeting with the Mayor of Sofia Yordanka Fandakova and her team was held in the Council of Ministers on June 29. "We addressed the problems we find in the distribution of European funds in the country, which directly affects its development," caretaker Deputy Prime Minister for European Funds Atanas Pekanov said.

Bulgaria: GERB Holds National Conference, Fandakova, Nikolov Relieved of Their Posts

GERB, the major partner in the outgoing coalition government, opened a key national conference held online because of the pandemic. The forum will elect new members of GERB's executive and control commissions and vote revisions to the party charter.

Bulgarian Epidemiologist: Latent Morbidity Helps Virus Spread Like Fire

"We are racing against the virus all the time," said Prof. Yordanka Stoilova, Head of the Department of Epidemiology and Disaster Medicine at the Medical University of Plovdiv and Chief Coordinator of the Expert Council on Epidemiology in her comment on whether the public is ready for a new tightening of restrictive measures because of the spike in Covid-19morbidity. She pointed out:

Bulgarian Government Secretly Awards National Celebs with Over BGN 1 Million

The cabinet took an extremely curious secret decision at its last regular sitting, our enquiry shows. The Council of Ministers proposes to the National Assembly to award cash prizes payable within the term of three years to 65 persons for "special merits to the Bulgarian state and the nation". It's mainly about musicians, but also poets and composers.

Sofia Mayor: Buy Public Transport Tickets in Advance

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.