NCIOM head Lidiya Yordanova was fired by Mikov last week.
NCIOM also showed in July that the Socialist-endorsed government of Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski had started its term with a record-high 59% disapproval.
Mikov had stated that the state-owned pollster was superfluous, arguing that "there are enough polling agencies." He said earlier in August that NCIOM should be closed.
NCIOM was established in October 1989, with a decree of the Politbureau of theBulgarian Communist Party, just one month before the fall of the Communist regime.
Pressa further reports that nine other NCIOM employees will be fired after the Parliament resumes work in the fall.
NCIOM was established in October 1989, with a decree of the Politbureau of the Bulgarian Communist Party, just one month before the fall of the Communist regime.
will be referred to the Prosecutoras Office in Bulgaria due to data found out in an audit report for the period of 1 of January 2012 to 30 June 2013 where it was indicated that unjustifiable rewards and fees had been sent to the employees of the Center, announced Bulgarian newspaper Standard.A The paper says no trace of any contracts signed on by the employees of NCIOM
has been found in the documentation.
There are enough polling agencies,a Mikov told reporters on Monday, referring to NCIOM
In an interview for the Bulgarian Trud (Labor) daily, Mikov says NCIOM
is no longer needed in and by the Parliament, as the country now has a large number of private polling agencies.