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Jul 31, 2014

Parliament Fails to Reach Quorum, As GERB MPs Do Not Attend Session

Today's plenary session has been canceled due to a lack of quorum as Bulgaria's opposition party GERB refused to register in Parliament. A total of 95 MPs from Bulgaria's Socialist Party (BSP) and from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) have ... #Bulgaria #Boyko Borisov #Socialist Party

Jul 30, 2014

Bulgaria's GERB Withdraws Support from State Budget Overhaul

Center-right opposition GERB has stepped back and has announced it is against the update of Bulgaria's state budget. Leader Boyko Borisov has declared the party will not attend any more Parliament sessions until August 5, when the last meeting of law... #Bulgaria #Boyko Borisov #Socialist Party

Jul 29, 2014

Bulgarian Lawmakers Agree to Update State Budget

Bulgarian MPs approved budget amendment proposals during an emergency session on Tuesday afternoon. Revisal of National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK)'s funds for 2014 by BGN 225 M was also supported by a majority . The motion on the state budget was b... #Bulgaria #Socialist Party #Commercial Bank

Jul 28, 2014

Bulgaria's DPS 'Might Keep Gov't Mandate' - Socialist Group Chair

Bulgarian socialists' Parliament chief said Monday it was "likely" that liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) could decide not to return a mandate to form a government. Atanas Merdzhanov, Chairman of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)'s Par... #Bulgaria #Sergey Stanishev #Boyko Borisov #Socialist Party

Jul 28, 2014

Bulgaria's President to Ask DPS to Form New Cabinet 'Wednesday'

President Plevneliev will ask the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), to form a new cabinet on July 30, local daily 24 Chasa reported, citing the President's press office. DPS, the junior partner in the outgoing Socialist-Liberal coalition govern... #Bulgaria #Socialist Party

Jul 27, 2014

Bulgarian Socialist Party to Elect New Leader

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) is to elect its new leader at the 48th Congress of BSP on Sunday. The congress starts at 11 am at the National Palace of Culture (NDK) in Sofia and the open part of it ends at 3 pm, according to reports of Darik ra... #Sergey Stanishev #European Parliament #Socialist Party

Jul 25, 2014

Bulgaria's Parliament to Hold Extraordinary Sitting on Budget Update

Center-right party GERB and liberal party DPS have agreed to hold an extraordinary sitting of Parliament on July 29 at 3 pm. The proposal for the extraordinary sitting came from Yordan Tsonev from DPS (Movement for Rights and Freedoms). The agenda of... #Bulgaria #Boyko Borisov #Socialist Party

Jul 25, 2014

GERB Party: Kalin Hristov Must Become Bulgarian National Bank Governor

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB, has suggested that Kalin Hristov must replace Ivan Iskrov at the post of Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB). Hristov is a member of the current Managing Board of the Bulgarian National Bank... #Bulgaria #Boyko Borisov #Socialist Party

Jul 31, 2014

President Plevneliev To Hold Consultations With Caretaker Government

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev will reportedly hold consultations with future caretaker government ministers, Thursday. The meeting will take place after Lyutvi Mestan, leader of liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), rejected t... #European Union #Bulgaria #Socialist Party

Jul 29, 2014

GERB to Win Most Votes in Next Election – IMP Poll

Bulgaria’s opposition center-right GERB party would have won 27.2% of the vote if parliamentary elections were held last Friday. The figure is well ahead of the results for the ruling Socialists, who would have gathered 13.5% of the ballots cast. The... #Bulgaria #Socialist Party