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PRIME MINISTER TO VISIT BRUSSELS ON MONDAY

The Prime Minister of Bulgaria Simeon Saxe-Coburg will visit Brussels on Monday, 22 October 2001. He will be meeting with the Secretary General of NATO, Lord Robertson, and with the North Atlantic Council, EU and Belgium officials.

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE SOCIAL MINISTRY GRANTED BGN 30,000 TO A HOME FOR MENTALLY DISABLED...

The Social Ministry granted BGN 30,000 to a home for mentally disabled elderly women, situated in the village of Sanadinovo near Pleven (Northern Bulgaria). The money will go to buy medicines, disinfectants and new beds, and for repairs.

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

STRUGGLE TO PINPOINT SOURCE OF KILLER DISEASE*

ABSTRACTED from The Guardian BY STUART MILLAR

Views on BG | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

`BGN 86 M FROM THE 2002 BUDGET WILL BE USED FOR EMPLOYMENT ENCOURAGEME...

`BGN 86 M from the 2002 budget will be used for employment encouragement,`Social Minister Lidia Shuleva announced. BGN 20 M more will be for micro credits.

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

NO NATIONAL SECURITY DANGER SO FAR

`At present, there is no real danger for Bulgaria`s national security,` Stanimir Ilchev, Chairman of the National Assembly Commission on Foreign Policy, Defense and Security, said after a meeting at which the possibilities of the emergence of risks and ha

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE STATEMENTS OF THE PARLIAMENTARY GROUPS DURING THE PARLIAMENTARY CO...

The statements of the parliamentary groups during the parliamentary control sessions will no longer be broadcasted, the Deputy Speaker Kamelia Kasabova announced.

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIAN RUSSIAN VISA REGULATIONS TO BE EASED

Delegations of the Bulgarian and Russian foreign ministries met at the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry for a second round of talks for reciprocally easing visa regulations, the Foreign Ministry announced. The agreement creates better visa conditions for the pr

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

COOPERATION WITH HUNGARY TO BE FURTHER DEVELOPED

`Bulgaria and Hungary traditionally share friendly relations, which have become more active,` Hungarian Ambassador Bela Kolozsy said at a news conference in connection with the Hungarian national holiday - the 45th anniversary of the Hungarian revolution

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

NIKOLAY VASSILEV, DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND ECONOMY MINISTER, WHEN ASK...

Nikolay Vassilev, Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister, when asked to answer a MP question for the bribe, demanded from an Economy Ministry official for a privatization deal, requested from the Parliament to discuss the issue in a closed meeting. Th

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

COOPERATION WITH MACEDONIA AGREEMENT TO BE SIGNED

`An agreement on cooperation between the Bulgarian and Macedonian Interior ministries will be updated and signed within a month and a half`, Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov said at a news conference on October 18. The agreement envisages cooperation bet

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

ACCORDING TO FOREIGN INVESTMENT AGENCY PRESIDENT NIKOLAY MARINOV, THE ...

According to Foreign Investment Agency President Nikolay Marinov, the Constitution must be amended to allow foreigners to own land in Bulgaria and thus improve the domestic investment climate.

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE BULGARIAN FOREIGN MINISTER PASSY IS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ENLARGED...

The Bulgarian Foreign Minister Passy is to participate in the enlarged European Conference on terrorism issues that will take place in Brussels.

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PRESIDENT`S WIFE TO OPEN WOMEN`S FORUM IN SOFIA

Women leaders from ten Southeast Europe countries are expected to arrive in Sofia for a two day working meeting under the `Women in the 21st Century ` Project, starting October 20. Antonina Stoyanova, the Bulgarian President`s wife, will deliver the openi

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIAN MEDICINE PRICES WILL RISE BY 0.5% BECAUSE OF THE VALUE ADDED...

Bulgarian medicine prices will rise by 0.5% because of the Value Added Tax introduction on medicines as of January 2002 at the request of the International Monetary Fund.

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

EU TO FUND TELECOM BORDER NETWORK WITH TURKEY

The European Commission in Brussels will finance the construction of a new mobile telecommunications network, using the Trans European Trunked Radio (TETRA) system along the border between Turkey and Bulgaria. The network will provide mobile connection be

Business | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

`HEROIN ABUSERS IN BULGARIA APPROXIMATED 50 000 IN 2000,` DANIELA ALEK...

`Heroin abusers in Bulgaria approximated 50 000 in 2000,` Daniela Aleksieva of the National Center for Addiction said at a `Face to Face with Drugs` seminar. Cocaine users are between 5 000 and 10 000, another 10 000 take amphetamines, while 20 000 more u

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

DANISH AND BG INTERIOR MINISTRIES SHARE EXPERIENCE

The three-day visit to Bulgaria of the Danish Interior Ministry delegation, headed by Police Chief Thorsten Hesselbjerg ended. On the last day of their visit, the delegation met senior officials of the Bulgarian National Police Service Directorate (NPSD).

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PARLIAMENT SPLIT ON MEDIA ACT AMENDMENTS

The Bulgarian Parliament argued on October 18 about a sentence from the Media Act. The Bulgarian Socialist Party MP Ivo Atanassov tabled amendments to the Radio and Television Act, which provided that Bulgarian cable and terrestrial TV channels should bro

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

ON OCTOBER 17, THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT PLAMEN PETROV PROMISED THAT T...

On October 17, the Minister of Transport Plamen Petrov promised that the contract with Deutschebank, consultant on the Bulgarian Telecom`s privatization, will be signed on October 18. The contract was not signed, though, because there are still some detai

Politics | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PRIVATIZATION AND CONTROL TO BE SEPARATED

The privatization bill, approved by the Government, foresees the split of the newly created Agency for Post-privatization Control from the Privatization Agency (PA). `This is a politically based decision,` Deputy Prime Minister Nikolay Vassilev said.

Business | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00

NO STATE GUARANTEE GRANTED TO BG STATE RAILWAYS

The Bulgarian Cabinet has refused to provide state guarantee to the Bulgarian State Railways (BSR) for the EUR 150 M loans extended by the European Investment Bank, Dnevnik Daily wrote. The loans will be used for the construction of a high-speed railway l

Business | October 19, 2001, Friday // 00:00
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