BULGARIA: STATE and GOVERNMENT
=== STATE SYMBOLS ===
The last elections (2002) for president ended with a majority for the candidate of
"Coalition for Bulgaria"
President of the Republic of Bulgaria
The results of the elections (2001) for parlament braught a majority for the newly founded
movement of Zar Simeon II of the Royal House of Saxony-Cobourg and Gotha, as Prime Minister
(2001-2005) SIMEON Saxs-Coburg-Gotski
Since the last elections for parliament (2005) the country is ruled by a broad coalition
to lead Bulgaria into the EU.
The parties of the coalition are:
Bulgarian Socialist Party (30%), Movement Zar Simeon II (20%),
Movement for Rights and Freedom (10%) (representing the turkish speaking minority)
lead by the Head of the Socialist Party
Prime Minister Sergey STANISHEV