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Thousands of dollars were drained from the budget of the parliament during the last 4 years because of considerably raised prices of the plane tickets, said yesterday parliamentary chairman Prof. Ognyan Gerdzhikov.
The British company BNFL is interested in the construction of Belene nuclear power plant, the State Agency for Energy and Energy Resources announced. The company is also willing to consult the decommissioning of units 1 and 2 of Kozloduy nuclear power pla
A visiting delegation of Japanese MPs met Monday with Environment Minister Dolores Arsenova and the committee on environment and waters. Representatives of the committee informed the Japanese guests Koichi Yamamoto, Takuji Yangimoto, and Toshiro Kojima on
Emil Dimitrov, a former Finance Ministry auditor known as `The Inspector`, is the new director of the Customs Agency. Dimitrov was recommended for the position by Finance Minister Milen Velchev and approved by Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg.
An audit is being conducted in the important state companies controlled by the Economy Ministry, Deputy Prime Minister Nikolai Vassilev told a news conference in Varna. Checks have also been launched as to how the Ministry officials representing the sta
(Editorial Comment) Macedonia is on a knife edge between war and peace, following last week's agreement on a peace deal involving the main political parties, due to be signed formally today, and a dangerous escalation of violence between government troop
Wildfires destroyed 13 200 ha of forests in the past couple of days, Minister of Agriculture Mehmed Dikme said Monday after meeting with representatives of regional organizations and unions of wood processors, merchants and environmentalists. The circumst
Emil Dimitrov – newly appointed Customs Agency Director - 39, graduated from the University of National and World Economics (UNWE) in 1992, majoring in Economics and Domestic Trade Management. He specialized in two subjects, Corporate Finance and Accounta
Deputy PM and Economy minister Nikolay Vasilev said he would have an urgent meeting with the head of AKB Fores Industrial Holding, Nikolay Banev, to discuss the numerous complaints submitted to the minister by Polimeri employees. It seems that around Augu
Bulgaria`s external debt rose in July mainly due to the remittance of the last, 12th, tranche under the three-year agreement with the International Monetary Fund, central bank data show. As of end-June Bulgaria`s external debt amounted to USD 10.
National Association of Bulgarian Municipalities will meet with finance minister Milen Velchev today to discuss the 2002 budget related with the municipal budgets and the 2001 budget, chairwoman Ginka Chavdarova said. An agreement between the association
Association of Private Tobacco Growers insisted on urgent amendments to the implementing regulations for the Tobacco Act and on the state`s active involvement in stipulating the procurement prices of tobacco. Within two weeks I will propose that the new q
Following a request by Interpol`s international office, Interior Ministry officers extradited Turkish national Iskender Albayrak on Friday with a flight of the Turkish Airlines, the Interior Ministry press office said.Albayrak, 37, was arrested at the Ka
A state of emergency was declared in the municipality of Ivailovgrad, Southern Bulgaria, as heavy forest fires continues for the third day running. Since late Sunday a Greek fire helicopter with a capacity of 15 t of water has been helping put down the
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