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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

BG CHIEF NEGOTIATOR WITH EU RESIGNED

Bulgaria`s chief negotiator with the European Union /EU/, Vladimir Kisyov, submitted his resignation at the Cabinet`s last session today. Antoninette Primatarova, Bulgaria`s ambassador to the EU mission in Brussels, also submitted an application for resig

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

STOMANA INDUSTRY TO RAISE CAPITAL TO $25 M

`The joint venture between Eurometal, leaseholder of the core assets of Somana-Pernik, and Greece`s Sidenor, which is part of Viohalco Holding, will raise the company`s capital from $10 M to $25 M in two months`, Lyudmil Stoykov, manager of Eurometal, whi

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

BUSINESS IN BRIEF

THE CONFEDERATION of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria /CITUB/ will require from the new parliamentary majority an amendment to be made, ruling that the receivables due to employees in cases of insolvency and bankruptcy, are a priority. The total amoun

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

4.5% GDP GROWTH IN FIRST QUARTER

Bulgaria reported 4.5% GDP growth in the first quarter of 2001, National Statistical Institute announced.

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

52 PEOPLE FROM 8 COUNTRIES GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS

Fifty-two people, of which 16 children, from eight counties were granted refugee status in June. Refugee status applications were submitted by 206 people, including 56 children, from 16 countries.

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

BLACKSEAFOR AGREEMENT APPROVED

The Bulgarian Government approved the Black Sea Naval Cooperation Task Group Agreement (BLACKSEAFOR), which was signed in Istanbul on April 2, 2001, and moved it to the National Assembly for ratification. The purpose of the initiative, which includes the

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

LOUCHNIKOV TO OPEN INAUGURAL SITTING OF 39TH NA

Svetoslav Louchnikov, MP of the United Democratic Forces (UtdDF), will open the inaugural sitting of the 39th National Assembly on July 5. Under the Constitution, the honour to perform this function falls on the oldest national representative.

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

CABINET CALLS ON NEW GOVERNMENT TO BE FORMED

The Cabinet called on Bulgarian President Stoyanov to invite as soon as possible the biggest political formation in Parliament to form a new cabinet, pledging that it is ready to provide continuity between the outgoing and the new executive, reads a lette

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

KOSTOV`S CABINET TO RESIGN TOMORROW

The resignation of Kostov`s cabinet will be submitted to the Parliament tomorrow morning, the UDF leader Ekaterina Mihaylova said yesterday. The majority will decide when to accept it, she added.

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

HIGHWAY HOLDINGS ENTERED THE BULGARIAN MARKET

Highway Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq:HIHO) has established a manufacturing facility in Bulgaria for the production of cameras to be sold in Europe.

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