Politics

ISRAELI TOURIST BEATED POOL LIFEGUARD

Yesterday Israeli ambassador Emmanuel Ziesmann visited the beaten lifeguard from the swimming pool at the `Hrankov` hotel, Standart daily reported. Last Sunday Israeli national Hai A.

Politics | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 486

UDF ACCUSED TRYING TO DISTANCE MRF FROM THE KING

We fear that UtdDF has been trying to impede and spread a spirit of mistrust at the negotiations between NMS II and MRF, Yunal Lutfi, chief of MRF PG said yesterday after the second round of the official consultations with President Peter Stoyanov. MRF le

Politics | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 606

PROSECUTOR AND GERDJIKOV CONFIDENTIAL MEETING

Prosecutor General, Nikola Filchev, and chairman of parliament, Ognjan Gerdzhikov, had a private conversation that lasted an hour and a half. Confidential state issues have been discussed.

Politics | July 11, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 549

SOCIALISTS: NO SUPPORT IN ADVANCE FOR THE KING

`Coalition for Bulgaria cannot support the new government in advance, before knowing what and who will be there to support`, Socialist leader Georgi Purvanov said after meeting President Stoyanov. This was one of a series of consultations the head of stat

Politics | July 10, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 479

PM TO BE NOMINATED THIS WEEK

`The Prime Minister will be nominated by the end of the week`, Speaker of Parliament Ognyan Gerdzhikov told journalists on Monday. `At the very end of the week President Stoyanov is expected to give a mandate for a government to be formed`, he said.

Politics | July 9, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 461

BG TO REQUIRE NEW AGREEMENT WITH IMF

`Our explicit stand is that there must be a fresh agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF)`, Milen Velchev, PM of the Simeon II National Movement told the Bulgarian National Radio. New agreement with the IMF is necessary, no matter if Bulgaria

Politics | July 9, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 540

BULGARIAN INVASION IN NORWAY

The number of Bulgarians, who asked for emigrant`s status in Norway in the last 5 weeks, become 400, after 169 people did it on Saturday. Most of the refugees are from the region of Rousse town and have gipsy or Turkish origin.

Politics | July 9, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 624

LEGISLATION COUNCIL TO ASSIST PARLIAMENT

The Simeon II National Movement plans to restore the Legislation Council institution, parliamentary chairman Prof. Ognyan Gerdzhikov announced.

Politics | July 9, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

PLAMA OIL REFINERY DEMANDS THE HELP OF THE SNM

Former and current workers of the Plama oil refinery at Pleven will hand over on Wednesday an open letter to the leader of the Simeon II National Movement coalition (SNM) that won the general elections, demanding to help Bulgaria`s second refinery. A camp

Politics | July 9, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 845

SNM TO ADOPT 40 ACTS ON EU INTEGRATION

The Simeon National Movement is to pass 40 acts in line with the process of EU integration, experts from the ruling majority assessed. Amendments to the tax legislation will be the SNM priorities.

Politics | July 9, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 448

WB TO LAUNCH NEW URBAN PLAN ON BG CAPITAL

The World Bank /WB/ and the Sofia municipality will hold consultations and round tables on Monday and Tuesday on the introduction of Sofia`s new urban plan. Present at the sessions will be Sofia mayor Stefan Sofianski, WB mission leader Thomas O`Brian, ex

Politics | July 8, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 472

NEXT CABINET TO BE CONSTITUTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS

`I expect the new cabinet to be voted in the Parliament a week before end-July`, President Stoyanov said in an interview for second national TV station bTV. `The Simeon II National Movement is a specific organization, it will need some time for consolida

Politics | July 8, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 567

WB MISSION LEADER REVIEWS WB PROGRAMMES FOR BG

`The last few years have been successful in terms of the support the World Bank provides to Bulgaria, with financial aid rising tangibly, as well as the efficiency of projects`, World Bank Mission Leader for Bulgaria Thomas O`Brian and the Outgoing PM Iva

Politics | July 7, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 518

BRUSSELS COMMENDS BG ON THE START OF SAPARD

The European Commission (EC) gave a high assessment of Bulgaria`s preparation to get agriculture aids under the SAPARD program during the pre-admission period, the `Deutsche Welle` reported on Friday, quoting the commission`s report. The report acknowledg

Politics | July 7, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 612

PARLIAMENT INCREASES NUMBER OF STANDING COMMITTEES

Bulgaria`s 39th National Assembly will have 20 standing committees, according to changes in the parliamentary rules of procedure, which passed on Friday. The last parliament had 15 such committees.

Politics | July 7, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 526

PRESIDENT AND SIMEON II TALK FOR 1.5 HRS

The first official consultations between President Peter Stoyanov and representatives of the Simeon II National Movement coalition (SNM) on the formation of the future cabinet lasted an hour and a half. SNM was represented by the coalition`s leader Simeon

Politics | July 6, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 577

BULGARIA DONATES 2 COMBAT VESSELS TO GEORGIA

Two landing boats stationed at the Burgas naval base were handed over to the Georgian navy on Friday morning. The vessels were donated to Georgia under a bilateral military cooperation agreement and will be the only boats of this kind in Georgia.

Politics | July 6, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 625

THE NA ACCEPTED KOSTOV`S RESIGNATION

The Parliament accepted the resignation of the government of Ivan Kostov with 162 votes `for` to zero `against` and one `abstention`. Kostov`s government, the second for the United Democratic Forces (UtdDF) since the launch of democratic changes, took off

Politics | July 6, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 623

PRESIDENT HOLDS CONSULTATIONS ABOUT CABINET

President Peter Stoyanov starts on Friday the official consultations about the new government. At 4.

Politics | July 6, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 508

PARLIAMENTARY DEPUTIES ELECTED

Kamelia Kassabova was elected Deputy Chairperson of Parliament from the SNM quota with 229 votes. Kassabova teaches at the Sofia University Economics Faculty, has worked for eight years in the national banking system, including as chief secretary of the A

Politics | July 5, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 633

SNM READY TO ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR GOVERNANCE

`The Simeon II National Movement (SNM) is ready to assume the responsibility for the country`s governance. The movement has repeatedly stated its readiness in principle to share this responsibility with those political forces, which back its ideas`, MP Pl

Politics | July 5, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 667
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