Bulgaria: Ministry, National Assembly and Services budgets were approved

Bulgaria: Ministry, National Assembly and Services budgets were approved

The Ministry, National Assembly and Services budgets were approved today by the Bulgarian Members of Parliament.

The Ministry of Education and Science will be granted an additional 360 million leva for teachers’ salaries next year. Specialist teachers’ salaries will increase between 17% and 18% from 1 January 2020.

The wages of social workers in the Social Assistance Agency will go up by 15%.

Following a serious disagreement in the plenary, the MPs decided that the party compensation would be 8 leva per vote. /ibna