Wed, May 22 2013
Photo: Assen Tonev
The Borissov juggernaut thundered into power, and served thin pizza
About 31 per cent of those polled would vote for Boiko Borissov’s party if elections were held now, a loss of seven per cent in four months, according to an opinion poll.
Seen by pollsters as leading in the field of 18 candidates to be elected mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandukova says she will work to draw EU funds to the city, not increase local taxes, and deal with Sofia’s worst problems – traffic, public transport, street repairs and stray dogs.
Socialist leader Stanishev predicts a gloomy 2010 and says Borissov’s party is wasting time on political vendettas; GERB hits back at the former government’s failures.
A month into his term of office, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has a powerful approval rating and his party, GERB, has strengthened its lead over the Sergei Stanishev’s Socialists that it vanquished in the 2009 parliamentary elections.
The funding is provided under the foreign military sales programme of the US army's Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation.
The UK nationals were arrested after throwing beer bottles at people after being refused entry to a restaurant that had closed for the night.
Restoration and development projects include Madara Horseman, Arbanassi fortress, Magura cave.
Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his spouse Margarita opened a new heating and insulation system at the Tsar Ferdinand Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases in Iskrets, a project implemented thanks to the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Sofia and the Nando Peretti Foundation.
According to the law's provisions, the commission will have the power to investigate individuals without prior notification and would not require a criminal conviction in order to launch an investigation.