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BOYKO BORISSOV: FACTORS IN ACHIEVING FASTER GROWTH IN BULGARIA ARE A PRIORITY IN THE GOVERNMENT PROGRAM
23 January 2015

The Prime Minister and World Bank Country Director for Central Europe and the Baltic Countries Mamta Murthi discussed cooperation opportunities  

 

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met with World Bank Country Director for Central Europe and Baltic countries Mamta Murthi, who is in Bulgaria to discuss opportunities for support from the international financial institutions for enhancing economic growth in Bulgaria. The visit is in the context of the preparation of the Bulgaria Systematic Country Diagnostic report of the World Bank.

 

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BOYKO BORISSOV: TACKLING THE GREY ECONOMY COULD INCREASE REVENUE BY BGN 1 BILLION
20 January 2015

Bulgaria’s strength lies in consolidating everyone’s efforts and working towards success of the country, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said at the traditional meeting of government and business

 

 “We are making great efforts to collect revenue. The primary task of authorities is to combat VAT fraud, tax evasion and the informal sector. If we collect up to BGN 1 billion more, we will be able to do a lot of work”,  Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said at the ninth meeting of government and business. He said that every Wednesday he met representatives of revenue institutions, prosecutors, investigators and the Finance Minister to discuss the fight against smuggling and the grey economy, and the implementation of revenue. The Prime Minister concluded that he was at this point optimistic and expected higher  revenue this year - BGN 600-700 million up to BGN 1 billion more compared to last year.

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RUMYANA BACHVAROVA: COALITION PARTNERS SUPPORT THE PROGRAM OF THE CABINET
23 January 2015
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MEGLENA KUNEVA: BULGARIA MAY PROPOSE TO THE EU TO HOST A CENTER AGAINST ARMS TRAFFICKING IN THE WESTERN BALKANS
23 January 2015
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PRIME MINISTER BOYKO BORISSOV AND NATO SECRETARY GENERAL JENS STOLTENBERG DISCUSSED COOPERATION WITHIN THE ALLIANCE
22 January 2015
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PRIME MINISTER BOYKO BORISSOV MET WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE GREEK BUSINESS COUNCIL IN BULGARIA
22 January 2015
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BOYKO BORISSOV: THE GOVERNMENT STANDS FIRMLY BEHIND THE HEALTHCARE REFORM AND THE MINISTER OF HEALTH
21 January 2015
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THE GOVERNMENT PROGRAM HAS BEEN ADOPTED
21 January 2015
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NIKOLAY NIKOLOV WAS APPOINTED DEPUTY MINISTER OF ENERGY
21 January 2015
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BULGARIA NEGOTIATES CHF 76 MILLION IN FUNDING UNDER THE SWISS-BULGARIAN COOPERATION PROGRAM
20 January 2015
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RUMIANA BACHVAROVA PRESENTED AN ADMINISTRATIVE REFORM PLAN
19 January 2015
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PRESS CONFERENCE OF PRIME MINISTER BOYKO BORISSOV AND US SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY
16 January 2015
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BULGARIA AND ROMANIA BEGIN A DIALOGUE ON JOINT PROJECTS UNDER THE JUNKCER PLAN
15 January 2015
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BETTER LAWS CAN LEAD TO MORE THAN BGN 1 BILLION IN SAVINGS, AN ANALYSIS OF THE COUNCIL FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REFORM SUGGESTS
14 January 2015
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IVAYLO MOSKOVSKI: THE “SAVINGS” OF THE BULGARIAN STATE RAILWAYS ARE IN REALITY BGN 15 MILLION IN OPERATING LOSS AND BGN 25 MILLION IN UNREPAIRED ROLLING STOCK
14 January 2015
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MEGLENA KUNEVA: EUROPE SHOULD NOT ALLOW A DOUBLE STANDARD WHEN IT COMES TO SECURITY; BULGARIA SHOULD BE PART OF THE SCHENGEN AREA
13 January 2015
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PRIME MINISTER BOYKO BORISSOV MET WITH PATRIARCH NEOPHYTE
13 January 2015
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Bulgaria is situated in the
South-East part of Europe
Area: 110,993.6 km2.
Population: 7.97 million
Capital City: Sofia
Official language: Bulgarian
Currency: Lev (BGN)
Exchange Rate
1 BGN = 0.51129 EUR
BGN is pegged to the Euro
Tel. Code:  +359 (2 for Sofia)
Time: GMT+2
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