Sofia. The number of Belarusian tourists who received tourist visas to holiday in Bulgaria increased by 69% [this year]. Deputy PM Daniela Bobeva, who in charge of Bulgaria’s economic development, announced the news when asked by Lilyana Pavlova, MP with the oppositional Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (CEDB) party, what state institutions were doing to support companies in the tourism sector, FOCUS News Agency reporter informed.
Sofia. “Early-Rising Students” will stage a big protest rally tomorrow, Lyubomira Boneva, representative of the protesting students, who demand the cabinet’s resignation, announced the news in an interview for FOCUS News Agency.
Sofia. Explosion which took place at 9:20 p.m. on Thursday in downtown Bulgaria’s capital was used only as a means of threatening an individual or individuals and was not meant to kill a person. Minister of Interior Tsvetlin Yovchev announced the news, cited by a FOCUS News Agency reporter.