Parliament will discuss at first reading on Friday the bill on the budget of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) for 2024 and the bill on the budget of the state social security (SSS) for next year, MPs decided. At the beginning of the session of the National Assembly, they adopted the program of work of the legislative institution for this week.

Parliamentary control is scheduled on Thursday at 11:00, and on Friday at 9:00 am - blitzcontrol, in which, according to the rules of parliament, Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov and Deputy Prime Minister Mariya Gabriel must participate.

Today, MPs will discuss changes in standing committees of the National Assembly. On the agenda is also the first reading of amendments to the Film Industry Act, the Child Protection Act, the Defence and Armed Forces Act and the Higher Education Act. It is envisaged that the Parliament will discuss at second reading amendments to the Law on Local Self-Government and Local Administration and to the Law on Maritime Spaces, Inland Waterways and Ports of the Republic of Bulgaria.

At the beginning of the plenary session was rejected the proposal of "Vazrazhdane" to include on the agenda of a draft decision to establish a temporary committee to check the facts and circumstances related to the claims of the Minister of e-Government Alexander Yolovsky that pressure was exerted on him by MPs.

MEPs then filled out six standing parliamentary committees.

Milena Dimova from the GERB parliamentary group was elected as a member of the Committee on European Union, Schengen Area and the Eurozone. Ivan Chervenkov from the GERB parliamentary group was elected as a member of the Committee on Human Rights, Religious Denominations and Citizens' Complaints. With another decision, he was dismissed by the Committee on Labour, Social and Demographic Policy, and in his place was replaced by his colleague Milena Dimova.

The leadership of the Committee on Internal Security and Public Order was filled with Myumyun Myumyun from the MRF PG, who became its Deputy Chairman.

Petya Stavreva from the PG of "Continuing the Change-Democratic Bulgaria" (PP-DB) became a member of the Committee on Transport and Communications. It also filled the composition of the Committee on Children, Family, Youth and Sports.

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