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SAPARD WILL FINANCE FORTY AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS

Forty projects were approved for funding under the SAPARD pre-accession program in agriculture out of 112, Agriculture Minister Mehmed Dikme announced. 31 projects involve investment in agricultural holdings and will receive a subsidy of BGN 9,597,582 for

Business | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

BULGARIA AND IRAN ARE GOING TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT ON CUSTOMS COOPERATIO...

Bulgaria and Iran are going to sign an agreement on customs cooperation. Talks on expert level are already underway between working groups of the two countries' customs administrations.

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

EXPELLED FROM UDF LEADER CONSTITUTED A NEW POLITICAL ORGANIZATION

A new pollitical organization was constituted on December 1 under the name Bulgarian Democratic Union-Radicals. Evgeny Bakurdzhiev, who was expelled from the Union of Democratic Forces for unethical behavior was elected Chairman of the Constituency Assemb

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

FINANCE MINISTER DISMISSED THE DIRECTOR OF THE CHIEF TAX DIRECTORATE

Finance Minister Milen Velchev dismissed on November 30, Anton Tonchev, Director of the Chief Tax Directorate. The main reason given for the dismissal is the fact that there was a reduction of the revenues from direct taxes from the country for the period

Business | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

INCUMBENT PM – THE FIRST BULGARIAN PM DECLARED TO BE MILLIONAIRE

Simeon Saxe-Coburg is the first Bulgarian Prime Minister in the newest Bulgarian history to be a millionaire. He declared 14 realties, DEM 4,5 M, USD 172,000 and BGN 65 150.

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

DEFENSE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION CLAIMS ARMS EXPORT DECLINED TEN TIMES

Bulgaria does not have a national system of civil control over national security, representatives of the Defence Industry Association claimed. In light of this, the dialogue between society and state regarding the future of the defence industry should be

Politics | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

POLAND FAILS IN EFFORTS TO SPEED EU ENTRY TALKS

Reuters Poland fell to the bottom of the list of countries hoping to join the European Union in 2004 Wednesday, despite efforts to speed up its stalled membership talks.

Views on BG | December 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00

NATIONAL EMERGENCY INSTITUTE “PIROGOV” CELEBRATED ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY...

National Emergency Institute “Pirogov” celebrated its 50th anniversary on November 30.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00

FRENCH OFFICIAL WILL VISIT BG TO DEMONSTRATE FULL EU ENTRY SUPPORT

Pierre Moscovici, Minister Delegate, attached to the French Minister for Foreign Affairs, with the responsibility for European Affairs will visit Bulgaria on December 5-6. He will meet Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg and President Stoyanov.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00

ACTIVE SOCIAL DIALOGUE WITH TRADE UNIONS PROMISED

“The Ministry of Labor and Social Policy commits to granting assistance for solving problems in enterprises with collective bargaining,” Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labor and Social Policy Lidia Shuleva, announced after a meeting with the Execut

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00

BY DECEMBER 10, THE ELECTRONIC MEDIA COUNCIL WILL DECIDE ON THE LEGALI...

By December 10, the Electronic Media Council will decide on the legality of the Bulgarian National Radio and Bulgarian National Television Directors’ mandates.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00

LAY-OFFS IN BULGARIAN ARMY WILL BE MADE EARLIER THAN ENVISAGED

The lay-offs in the Bulgarian armed forces will be made in 2002 and 2003, instead of in 2004 as envisaged by Plan 2004, Defense Minister Svinarov announced. According to the minister, lay-offs delay will lead to decrease of motivation in the army.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00

THE SOFIA MAYOR STEFAN SOFIANSKI AND STEFAN LUENKER, INTERNATIONAL DEV...

The Sofia mayor Stefan Sofianski and Stefan Luenker, International Development Director with the German Lindner Group 1 Company, opened the biggest specialized hypermarket in Bulgaria and South East Europe Technopolis.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00

MINISTER OF FINANCE MILEN VELCHEV WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE MEETING OF M...

Minister of Finance Milen Velchev will participate in the meeting of Ministers of Finance from the Council of Ministers of the EU member-countries and G-13 (candidate member countries) in Brussels at the beginning of next week. In Brussels Velchev will me

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00

LAWYERS WILL JUDGE THE MANDATES’ LEGITIMACY OF THE DIRECTORS OF THE BU...

Lawyers will judge the mandates’ legitimacy of the directors of the Bulgarian National Radio and the Bulgarian National Television. This is provided for by the amendments to the Radio and Television Act.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00

ONE HUNDRED BULGARIAN COMPANIES OWE THE NATIONAL SECURITY INSTITUTE A ...

One hundred Bulgarian companies owe the National Security Institute a total of BGN 217 M, Nikolay Vassilev, Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister, announced on November 30 at the parliamentary control session. Bulgarian metallurgical plant Kremikovtz

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00

UNITED BULGARIAN MASONS WITH FIRST JOINT CONFERENCE IN SOFIA

A three-day annual conference attended by representatives of fourteen Bulgarian mason lodges began on November 30. That is the first joint forum of the Bulgarian masons since April 23 when both Grand Lodges in Bulgaria united in one.

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00

PM HOPES BULGARIA WILL ENTER EU BY 2003

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg said in Parliament that the Cabinet relies on the efforts of all political parties in achieving Bulgaria?s top priorities ? EU and NATO-entry and fiscal stability in the country. Saxe-Coburg confirmed the Cabinet?s plan to finis

Politics | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00

CABINET APPROVED ANTI-TERRORIST MEASURES ENVISAGED BY UN RESOLUTION

Cabinet approved decree in pursuance of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1373 adopted on September 28, 2001. Resolution 1373 unequivocally condemns the terrorist attacks that took place in New York, Washington, D.

Views on BG | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00

ISPA GRANTED EUR 4,9M FOR SECOND DUNABE BRIDGE

Bulgaria will receive EUR 4,9 M aid for the Danube Bridge 2 construction, according to the agreement signed by Dimitris Kourkoulas, Head of Delegation of the European Commission in Sofia and Kostadin Paskalev, Minister of Regional Development. The funding

Business | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00

REPORT: EU SCHOOLS DISMAL FOR MANY

Associated Press By Pablo Gorondi

Views on BG | November 30, 2001, Friday // 00:00
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