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TURKISH AND MACEDONIAN MINISTERS VISIT BULGARIA

Turkish Defence Minister Sabahattin Cakmakoglu and his Macedonian counterpart visited Bulgaria on 31 August. They were special guests at the change of the commander of Multinational Peace Brigade for Southeastern Europe and the chairman of the Political-M

Politics | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

TWO NEW DEPUTY FINANCE MINISTERS APPOINTED

Minister of Finance Milen Velchev presented at a press conference two of the new deputy ministers in the Financial Ministry. They are Atanas Kacarchev and Nahit Ziya.

Business | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

TURKEY GREECE BULGARIA AND ROMANIA AGREEMENT

Turkish News Agency Anatolia National Defence Minister Sabahattin Cakmakoglu left for Bulgaria on 31 August.

Views on BG | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BAT CONFIRMED ITS INTEREST IN BULGARTABAC

Georg Domizlaff, Europe`s regional director of British American Tobacco confirmed that BAT is interested in the coming privatization of Bulgartabac Holding, Bulgaria`s state-owned tobacco cigarette maker. He talked about that with Prime Minister Simeon Sa

Politics | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

US EMBASSY OPENS AGAIN

The US Embassy in Sofia opened after it was temporarily closed for citizens to check its security on August 30. The US Embassy to Bulgaria was temporarily closed in connection with a campaign, launched by the US government for information of American citi

Politics | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PLOVDIV CUSTOMS DIRECTOR FIRED

Nanyo Genchev, director of the customs office at the Plovdiv duty-free zone was fired. Emil Dimitrov, Head of the Customs Agency ordered a thorough investigation of the Plovdiv regional customs because of criminal procedures of five of its officials.

Politics | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BALKANPHARMA IN COURT FOR BUY OUT OFFER DENIAL

Balkanpharma Holding will challenge the State Committee on Securities and Stock Exchanges /SCSE/ in court for the banned buy-out offer, made by the Balkanpharma holding for the residual shares from the stock of its three facilities in Doupnitsa and Troyan

Business | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

Microsoft Bulgaria announced it plans to raise revenues by 32% in 2002. According to Theodor Milev, managing director of Microsoft Bulgaria, the company`s new product WindowsXP will be formally launched on the Bulgarian market on October 25.

Business | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

EU YOUTH INFORMATION PROJECT LAUNCHED

`Balkan Identity and Youth Information Policy` is the name a new one-year project that will spread youth-oriented information between the EU member and non-member countries. The establishing of a Balkan youth information network is one of the priorities o

Business | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

DEM 50 TO 1 000 FOR ILLEGAL FRENCH VISA REPORTED

500 to 1,000 DEM cost the illegal French visas, issued by the Sofia French Consulate, Ivan Rachev Spokesman of the Special Investigations Service (SIS) said. About 400 illegal visas were issued daily.

Politics | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIAN AND ROMANIAN DEFENCE MINISTERS MEET

Romanian Minister Ioan Pascu met his Bulgarian counterpart Minister Nikolai Svinarov in Plovdiv. The two ministers discussed possibilities for increase in the bilateral military cooperation.

Politics | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

US SENATOR ARRIVES IN BULGARIA

Richard Lugar, US senator arrives on September 1 in Bulgaria at the invitation of President Peter Stoyanov. The Bulgarian President and the senator will discuss Bulgaria`s bid for NATO membership, bilateral relations and the international situation.

Politics | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

SUPREME PROSECUTOR RUNS FOR PRESIDENT

Borislav Yotov, prosecutor from the Supreme Cassation Prosecution will run for president at the elections scheduled later this year, he announced. A group of intellectuals nominated him.

Politics | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

DECISION ON SALARIES INCREASE UNLIKELY SOON

There is some reserve in the public sector that may be used for increase of salaries, Minister of Finance Milen Velchev said. However, this increase most probably will not take place due to deficit in other budget items.

Business | August 31, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BULGARIANS DRAFTED DUE TO FOREIGN RECRUIT PROBLEM

The Guardian - United Kingdom Record numbers of teachers who trained in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and even Bulgaria and Russia, will be arriving to start new jobs in schools in England in the next few days, as local education authorities opt for sho

Views on BG | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

PRESIDENT AND INTERIOR MINISTER DISAGREEMENT ON #2

President Stoyanov and Interior Minister Georgi Petkanov exchanged explanation letters on Boyko Borissov`s appointment for Chief Secretary #2 position in the Interior Ministry, Dnevnik Daily wrote. The statement of Petkanov that he received Stoyanov`s wri

Politics | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

PRESIDENT STAYANOV DECORATED FOREIGN COMMANDERS

President Peter Stoyanov presented the Madara Horseman Order, Class Two with swords to leaving Multinational Peace Force Southeastern Europe /MPFSEE/ Commander Brigadier General Hilmi Akin Zorlou. Outgoing MPFSEE Political Military Steering Committee Chai

Politics | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

INNOVATED MILITARY AIRCRAFT RUNAWAY OPENED

Modernized according to NATO standards aircraft runaway with additional facilities was opened at the Graf Ignatievo Air Base in Southern Bulgaria by Defence Minister Nikolay Svinarov. The renovation, including the construction of taxiways, parking areas a

Politics | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

BULGARIA QUALIFIES FOR VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

The Bulgarian national women`s volleyball team qualified for the 2002 world championships in Germany, defeating Croatia 3-0 in the third and last match of the qualification tournament in Dubrovnik. `The important thing is that we are the only federation p

Sports | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

US EMBASSY IN SOFIA TEMPORARILY CLOSED

The American Embassy to Bulgaria will be temporarily closed in connection with a campaign, launched by the US government for information of American citizens what security measures to take when they are abroad. The Government campaign is taking place from

Politics | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

GOVERNMENT DECIDED ON PM`S FORMER GUARD

The government unanimously decided to propose to President Petar Stoyanov to decree the appointment of Boyko Borissov for Chief secretary of the Interior Ministry. During the debate that preceded the vote, the Agriculture Minister Mehmed Dikme raised the

Politics | August 30, 2001, Thursday // 00:00
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