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Works on Greece-Bulgaria gas link progress as planned despite COVID-19 outbreak
27 Mar 2020Works on the Greece-Bulgaria gas interconnection project are progressing according to schedule, unhampered by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, ICGB, the project company developing the gas link, said. view more
WRAPUP – SEE governments take first steps to back economy amid Covid-19 outbreak
26 Mar 2020The scale and speed of spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, its devastating impact on the global economy caught businesses in Southeast Europe (SEE) unprepared, bringing whole sectors to the verge of collapse and sparking concerns how much pressure they can endure. view more
COVID-19 pandemic may entail financial crisis in H2 – BSTDB
25 Mar 2020An economic slowdown resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic along with troubles in the tourism, hospitality and transport will erode both public finances and corporate financials and may entail a financial crisis, the president of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) said.
Bulgaria to extend deadline of tender for building Belene NPP
24 Mar 2020Bulgarian energy minister Temenuzhka Petkova said the deadline for submitting offers for becoming strategic investor in the project for construction of Belene nuclear power plant will likely be extended due to the coronavirus crisis.
Bulgaria to send military to help enforce coronavirus-related restrictions
23 Mar 2020Bulgaria's parliament decided to allow the military to help police implement preventive measures to curb the coronavirus spread in the country, with a mandate to use physical force only if absolutely necessary, local media reported on Friday.
Ministers provide details on the circulation ban, at press conference
23 Mar 2020Details were issued by Civil Protection Deputy Minister for Crisis Management Nikos Hardalias on the circulation ban announced by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis this afternoon, followed by clarification by other ministers.
PM Mitsotakis imposes ban on circulation as of Monday morning, to stem spread of coronavirus
23 Mar 2020Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced a ban on public movement as of 06:00 on Monday, introducing the strictest measure so far to stem the spread of the global coronavirus pandemic in Greece.
President Sakellaropoulou visits health ministry, meets minister
23 Mar 2020President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulos visited the health ministry on Saturday morning and met Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias. view more
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EU Transport Ministers hold a video conference on the impact of COVID-19 on the transport
20 Mar 2020The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov presented the Bulgarian position during today's video conference of the Council of the EU Transport Ministers on the impact of COVID-19 over the sector. view more