Bulgaria Parliament Closes down State Tourism Agency

Business » TOURISM | September 16, 2009, Wednesday // 16:39
Bulgaria Parliament Closes down State Tourism Agency: Bulgaria Parliament Closes down State Tourism Agency The building of the Bulgarian Parlaiment in downtown Sofia. Photo by Sofia Photo Agency

Bulgaria's State Tourism Agency is to be closed down, the Parliament decided Wednesday.

The closure and the transfer of the Agency's activities to the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism, are included in the amendments of the Tourism Act, which were passed by the Members of the Parliament at first read.

In addition to the Agency, the National Tourism Council, the expert Commission for Tour Operators' Registrations, and the expert Commission for Categorization of Tourism Facilities and Sites are also being transferred under the authority of the Ministry.


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