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EUROPEAN INDUSTRIALISTS TO MEET THE NEW GOVERNMENT

A member delegation of the European Round Table of Industrialists will arrive in Sofia next Monday to meet the new Bulgarian government. Baron Daniel Janssen, Chairman of the Board of Solvay, will lead the industrialists` delegation.

Business | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

US GROUP INQUAM INTERESTED IN MOBIKOM*

Reuters Bulgaria`s analogue mobile phone operator Mobikom said on Wednesday that Inquam, a U.

Views on BG | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BG EMBASSIES READY FOR EVACUATION

The Interior Ministry sent instructions to all Bulgarian Embassies abroad to increase their readiness for evacuation, Darik Radio announced. The embassies should establish contact with as many as possible people in the respective country.

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

RELATIVES OF THE MEDICS IN LIBYA WITHOUT VISAS

`The relatives of the Bulgarian medics in Libya haven`t received their visas yet,` the spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Elena Poptodorova announced. The journalists who want to be present at the trial also haven`t got their visas.

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS IN BULGARIA NOVEMBER 11

The Presidential elections will take place on November 11, 2001. The political parties reached consensus on the issue after consultations.

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

RUSSIA AND BULGARIA WITH VISAS

Russian news agency ITAR-TASS On the initiative of the Bulgarian side, `the visa-free regulations for the travel of the citizens of Russia and Bulgaria are to be terminated,` effective from 1 October 2001, said a press release issued by Russia`s Foreign

Views on BG | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BRITAIN NO MORE WITH VISAS FOR US; CANADA;ISRAEL

The Bulgarian citizens traveling to the Unites States, Canada and Israel through Great Britain will no longer need visas, the British Embassy in Bulgaria announced. The British Foreign Ministry initiated the visa requirement for travelers from all nationa

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

OVERGAS TO RESTORE FORESTS DEVASTATED BY ARSONS

A program for partial restoration of the Bulgarian forests, devastated systematically in the last three years by deliberate arsons was launched by Overgas Inc. The forests need 200 years at least to be restored naturally, was emphasized at a round table d

Business | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

FOREIGN MINISTRY: NO DATA FOR BULGARIAN VICTIMS

`There is no information for Bulgarian victims after the terrorist attack in the United States,` Elena Poptdorova, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman announced. Still, nearly 60 people called the hot line in the Foreign Ministry that was opened to inform the fr

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

SECURITY ENHANCED AT KOZLUDUY NUCLEAR PLANT

The possibilities for increase in the security measures and the level of physical protection of Kozluduy were discussed by the standing interdepartmental commission on protection of the Nuclear Power Plant on September 18. `Measures were taken for the air

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

STOYANOV MET PM FOR BULGARIAN SECURITY CHANGES

The Bulgarian President Stoyanov met Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg, Foreign Minister Solomon Passy and Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov in the morning of September 19. They discussed the need for changes in the Bulgarian national security concept after the

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

AFGHAN AMBASSADOR: US AND AFGHANISTAN SHOULD JOIN

`The United States must join forces with Afghanistan against the Talibans,` Mohamad Fazil Saifi, Afghan Charge d`Affaires in Sofia said. Asked whether he expects the conflict between the Talibans and the Northern Alliance to escalate, after the assassinat

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

PRESIDENT STOYANOV MET MACEDONIAN PM

The Bulgarian President Petur Stoyanov and Prime Minister Ljubco Georgievski met during the two-day visit to the country of the Macedonian official. The two politicians discussed the political situation, the security at the Balkans and the crisis in Maced

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

MORE SCHOOLS JOINED THE STRIKE IN RUSSE

The number of the schools that are on strike in Russe reached twenty, Info radio announced. The two oldest schools in the town `Hristo Botev` and `Baba Tonka` also joined the strike.

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

HILTON`S DEBT FINANCED BY SOFIA MUNICIPALITY

The Sofia Municipal Council decided to finance with USD 75,000 `Company for Luxury Hotels` which is the owner of Hilton hotel. The funding will be extended by the specialized municipal privatization fund.

Business | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

MOBIKOM INCLUDED IN BTC PRIVATIZATION STRATEGY

`Mobikom joint company is part of the privatization strategy for the Bulgarian Telecommunications Company /BTC/,` Plamen Petrov, Minister of Transport and Communications said, quoted by Pari Daily. `The NMT technology that the company implements allows Mo

Business | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ITALY ~ BULGARIA`S SECOND BIGGEST TRADE PARTNER

`Italy and Germany are Bulgaria`s two key trade partners,` Alessandro Grafini, Italian ambassador to Bulgaria said. Italy, together with Germany, is a key partner to Bulgaria in relation to foreign investment and trade as well.

Business | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

ECO FUND FUNDS WATER SUPPLY IMPROVEMENT

The National Environmental Protection Fund will allocate BGN 15M to20M for the reduction of the drinking water losses and the improvement of water supply. An agreement for this was signed between Kostadin Paskalev Minister of Regional Development and Dolo

Business | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

NO CHANGE IN MOBILTEL`S TARIFFS

MobilTel, the first GSM operator in Bulgaria, will not reduce its tariffs, despite the launch of the second GSM operator GloBul on the Bulgarian domestic market. The company`s tariffs are assessed as competitive, and no reduction should be expected, Mobil

Business | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

The Privatization Agency sold Hotel Saturn, a self-contained part of the Sunny Beach resort, for BGN 9.3 million.

Business | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

SOFIA UDF LEADER DEMANDS COUNCIL`S RESIGNATIONS

At a session of the executive council of the Union of Democratic Forces, which was attended by former leader Ivan Kostov, former deputy PM and current Sofia UDF leader Evgeni Bakardzhiev stated that the whole executive council should resign. He added he w

Politics | September 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00
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