Day 1 of talks between the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and There is such a people (TISP) have concluded. So far, the two formations have found that about 15 of their priorities coincide, according to BSP leader Kornelia Ninova. Talks will continue tomorrow, and at the end, BSP will decide whether to back TISP's cabinet.
New cabinet announced Friday at the earliest
The composition of the new cabinet will be announced on Friday at the earliest, according to the deputy chairman of TISP Ivaylo Valchev. "As soon as we're handed the mandate, we'll announce the prime minister's name," said Valchev after Hristo Ivanov said that Democratic Bulgaria's support of a TISP cabinet would be contingent on its specific members..
Mix-Construction and China to build Sofia's RDF incineration plant
Sofia has chosen a contractor to build the controversial RDF incineration plant near the city center - construction company Mix-Construction. The project will cost 291 million levs without VAT. In order to meet the requirements of the project, Mix-Construction will be working in a consortium with three Chinese firms - Dongfang Electric, Everbright Environment, China DGE Engineering, and one Turkish company.
Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev to answer questions in parliament
The request came from representatives of TISP, DB, and Stand Up, BG. Geshev will answer questions regarding the Defense Bureau whose main job is to protect endangered witnesses in landmark cases. Its operation was transferred to Geshev's control and became something of a personal security service for him.