“Mr. Radev is out of step with the political processes in the country. If you have watched the last 2 weeks, there has been quite a lot of tension between the parties, each party is fighting for its electorate and the way it sees the country moving forward. The only thing in common is that we are looking to have a normal European country, and not to look east towards Moscow,” Finance Minister Asen Vassilev said at a briefing.
According to him, the PP-DB won in several key cities in the runoff.
“People managed to elect mayors who will work for the improvement of their city. In different cities, these are representatives of different political forces. PP-DB won in the runoff in several key cities – Sofia, Varna, Blagoevgrad, Pazardzhik. This shows that a large part of Bulgarian cities have preferred to change their previous management model”, added Asen Vasilev.
At an extraordinary meeting, the Council of Ministers adopted the package of tax laws to be sent to the Parliament.
“So that they will be examined by the Committee on Budget and Finance this Thursday. After the adoption of the tax laws, the revenue part of the budget will be fully fixed and the National Assembly will be able to adopt the budget before the end of the year,” Asen Vassilev also said.
The Council of Ministers convened in an extraordinary meeting in connection with the bills for the amendment and addition of the tax laws. They must be adopted before the submission of the 2024 budget to the National Assembly.
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