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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

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

ELECTRICITY TO RISE BY 20% NEXT YEAR

The price of the electric power will rise by 10% to 20% in 2002, experts from the State Energy Agency (DAEER) announced. The rise is inevitable for new power capacities are put to operation, producing more expensive electricity.

Business | July 6, 2001, Friday // 00:00

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

TURKEY MAY STOP BUYING ELECTRICITY FROM BULGARIA

Turkey may stop buying electricity from the beginning of 2003, because the contracts on power export have been repeatedly violated. This is an unofficial warning sent by Turkish power-supply company.

Business | July 6, 2001, Friday // 00:00

IFC STILL HESITATES FOR THE SHIPYARD

We will work with the selected best candidate for the Varna Shipyard only after we get acquainted with the business plan, said a representative of the International Financial Corporation while commenting the possible participation in the purchase of the s

Business | July 6, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

THE SOFIA region will contribute and overall of BGN 952 million from personal income tax to the republican budget, based on the tax returns submitted so fat, the regional tax office announced. ****

Business | July 6, 2001, Friday // 00:00

VEGETABLE WHOLESALE PRICES 20% UP

Tthe wholesale vegetable prices have gone 20% up for a year`s time, due to unfavourable weather conditions in spring and the rise in the electricity and fuel tariffs, said Alexander Iotsov, director of the Bulgarplod-Slatina wholesale market in Sofia. Th

Business | July 6, 2001, Friday // 00:00

GEORGI PARVANOV, BSP: WE INTED TO BE RESPONSIBLE OPPOSITION

The starting point in our analyses, conclusions and forecasts is that this National Assembly exemplifies the idea for security and stability of change. By virtue of the election results our natural place is in the opposition space, Georgi Parvanov, chair

Views on BG | July 6, 2001, Friday // 00:00

NADEZHDA MIHAYLOVA, UNITED DEMOCRATIC FORCES: WE LEAVE PRETTY GOOD HERITAGE TO THE NEXT GOVERNMENT

As a representative of the political power which formed the parliamentary majority in the 38th National Assembly and governed Bulgaria in the past four years, I feel obliged to say what heritage we leave to the new majority and new government; what we exp

Views on BG | July 6, 2001, Friday // 00:00

OGNYAN GERDZHIKOV, SIMEON II NATIONAL MOVEMENT: ONLY UNION WILL MAKE THE STRENGHT

The legal status of Primus inter pares /First among equals/, is a status of honour. On a personal note the honour is even more obliging for me in the light of the fact that I entered politics only two months, with just my academic name to back me.

Views on BG | July 6, 2001, Friday // 00:00

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

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

PRESIDENT: 39TH NA`S NO 1 TASK IS NATO MEMBERSHIP

`The most important task for the 39th National Assembly is making sure Bulgaria joins NATO in 2002 and if that is achieved this Parliament will ensure a place for itself in the history books`, President Peter Stoyanov said in his address at the convocatio

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

PARLIAMENT COMMENCED 1ST SESSION

Parliament`s eldest MP Svetoslav Luchnikov (79) opened the first session of the 39th National Assembly at 10 a.m.

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

GERDJIKOV ELECTED SPEAKER OF THE PARLIAMENT

Ognyan Gerdzhikov, 55, professor of civil and commercial law, was elected chairman of the 39th National Assembly on Thursday. He will head the fifth parliament since the beginning of democratic changes in 1989.

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

14 HOTELS IN SUNNY BEACH RESORT TO BE SOLD

The Privatisation Agency will open new sale procedures for the hotels, restaurant and auxiliary facilities of the Sunny Beach sea resort. Instead of the negotiations with potential buyers, the agency will sell 14 hotels, 2 tennis courts, five eateries and

Business | July 5, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

INQUEST INTO CHORNY`S MONEY IN CCB COMPLETED

The investigative authorities advised that Dimitur Dimitrov, dealer Pavel Trenev and another five employees of the Central Cooperative Bank (CCB) should be tried for the disappearance of $6 M, which businessman Michael Chorny, expelled from Bulgaria in 20

Business | July 5, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

5 SECONDS FOR MPS TO VOTE

The members of the 39th National Assembly (NA) will have at their disposal only 5 seconds to vote. Their predecessors from the previous parliaments had 3 minutes.

Politics | July 4, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

SNM NOMINATED GERDZHIKOV FOR NA CHAIRMAN

Today Simeon II National Movement nominated professor Gerdzhikov for the National Assembly chairman position, with Kamelia Kasabova as his deputy. The other nominated deputies are Assen Agov of the United Democratic Forces, academician Blagovest Sendov of

Politics | July 4, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00

GOVERNMENT REPORTS 5.8% ECONOMIC GROWTH IN Y 2000

`During the four-year mandate of the government we achieved real economic growth of 5.8%, which is one of the highest in Europe`, Finance Minister Muravey Radev said.

Politics | July 4, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00
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