Draft amendments to the Public Procurement Act envisage the establishment of a new state agency in charge of public procurement. Its members are to be appointed by the Cabinet.
BTA At an extraordinary meeting on October 31, the Government approved the 2002 national budget bill and a package of amendments to the tax laws concerning corporate income tax, local taxes and charges, VAT, personal income tax and excise duty.
The Chief Mufti of the Bulgarian Muslims, Selim Mehmed, urged the British paper Guardian and all other media organizations to apologize to local people. The media reported that in the Bulgarian village Muslim fundamentalists are being trained.
`A state security court in Istanbul wants a 30-year prison sentence for Mahmud Ceylan,` the Turkish private television NTV announced. The defendant is the owner of Ceylan Holding which was awarded a big contract for the construction of the Gorna Arda hydr
`A new project of the Global Environmental Facility for reducing the nitrogen and phosphorus inflow into the Black Sea starts in January. Recent analyses proved that these two elements are the biggest threat to the Black Sea,` said Plamen Djadjev, Executi
Canadian equipment for extraction of a concentrate with a higher percent of copper and gold will be introduced in the Zidarovo pit, a part of Bulgaria’s Burgas Copper Mines. The Lawrence-Martin Zidarovo joint venture, which runs the pit, plans to launch t
`The experts of Fitch IBCA, the international rating agency, are waiting for the agreement with the IMF and a conservative prudent budget for 2002 before raising Bulgaria's rating,` Deputy Finance Minister Krassimir Katev said. On October 30, Fitch IBCA a
Major corporations, Citibank clients, are interested in the privatization of the Bulgarian tobacco monopoly Bulgartabac, representatives of Schroder Salomon Smith Barney of Citigroup Inc. said after a meeting with Apostol Apostolov, head of the Bulgarian
The Bulgarian Government approved at an extraordinary meeting the 2002 budget bill and the tax bills on October 31. A little after 5 pm on October 31, Finance Minister Velchev brought the budget draft to the Bulgarian Parliament.
Foreign Minister Solomon Passy's visit to Denmark, originally scheduled for October 31-November 2, has been postponed due to the dissolution of the Danish Parliament, the preparations for early parliamentary elections and local elections in that country,
Russian news agency Interfax The Russian Nuclear Safety Inspectorate has tightened the requirements on the transportation of spent nuclear fuel on the territory of Russia, head of the inspectorate's Siberian section Valentin Denisov told today's news co
A radioactive container was found in a private home in the village of Vladaya, several kilometers to the southwest of Sofia. There is no risk for exposure for local people, the Committee for Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy (CPUAE) announced.
Four sociological agencies have filed documents in the Central Electoral Commission to make surveys among the voters on November 11. These agencies are Alpha Research, Gallup International and Sova Haris, the spokesman of the commission Bisser Troyanov an
The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has sent instructions to all Bulgarian Embassies for the presidential elections that will take place on November 11, Foreign Spokeswoman Elena Poptodorova announced at a press briefing. The instructions are on how the offici
The Minister of Transport and Communications Plamen Petrov signed a decree, with which the Sofia Airport Board of Directors members changed. Petko Tabakov, who used to be Chairman of the Board, Filio Filiovski who used to be Executive Director, Nikolay Pe
The Bulgarian President Peter Stoyanov has been invited to attend the anti-terror meeting in Warsaw that will take place on Novemebr 16, presidential press secretary Neri Terzieva announced. Terzieva qualified the invitation that Stoyanov received from hi
The Cabinet will approve the new structure of the Bulgarian military forces in the framework of Plan 2004 on November 1, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Elena Poptodorova announced. She added that the aim of the changes is to give a clear proof to the NATO H
Bulgaria is the EU Country with the Largest Number of Women in the IT Sector
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Sold its Assets and Contracts in Bulgaria