Yordanka Fandakova

Lack of Funding Hinders Construction of Sofia Metro Third Line

The construction of the third line of the Sofia metro may be delayed, due to the lack of funding, the city mayor Yordanka Fandakova told Bulgarian National Radio.

Currently, there is no approval of funding or an agreement between the Bulgarian state and the European Commission, Fandakova said.

Bulgaria's Sofia Municipality Sends Aid to Bosnian Flood Victims

Bulgaria's Sofia Municipality has sent humanitarian aid to 30 families who were affected by the recent floods in Bosnia's capital Sarajevo.

The initiative is under the patronage of Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova and will help 30 families who lost their homes in the heavy floods in Sarajevo.

Epicenter of Earthquake Located off Greek Samothrace Island

The epicenter of the earthquake which occurred on May 24 is near the Greek island of Samothrace, Bulgaria's National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography reports.

The magnitude of the quake that shook Bulgaria and Greece at 12.25 was 6.9 on the Richter scale, according to the latest data by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center.

Sofia Airport Metro Link to be Complete in a Year

The metro connection to Sofia Airport Terminal 2 will be ready in a year, the mayor Yordanka Fandakova revealed.

Construction work is going according to plan, with 60% of the segment running under Blvd. Tsarigradsko Shose already completed. The new section of the metro will allow further 98,000 citizens to have access in their area, Fandakova pointed out.