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MTITC has received a world award for achievements in geographic information systems
16.07.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov congratulated the team of the ministry, which administers the platform for technical infrastructure in the country. The single information point was awarded a prize in the prestigious international competition "Special Achievement in GIS 2021".

Validation of a postcard dedicated to the establishment of RAEA
12.07.2021

The Railway Administration Executive Agency has established itself as a guarantor for the sustainable development and safe operation of railway transport. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications stated this at an event dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the agency.

Responsible state policy and investment attraction are the foundations of sustainable connectivity in Eastern Europe
09.07.2021

"Responsible state policy and the attraction of foreign investment will contribute to achieving sustainable connectivity, accelerated economic development and improvement of competitiveness in Eastern Europe", Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the opening of the Transport panel at the business forum of the Three Seas 2021 initiative, hosted by Bulgaria.

Minister Todorov is opening a new training room of EA RA
06.07.2021

The online training system of Executive Agency “Railway Administration” is due to be upgraded by the end of 2021, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications announced at the opening of a new room in Plovdiv for conduct of electronic tests of the individuals responsible for safety of railway transport.

Driving tests in Sofia will be carried out in a renovated building
05.07.2021

Driving tests in Sofia will be carried out in a renovated building, Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated during the opening of the room in the Regional Department of EA “Road Transport Administration”. According to him, the new rooms of the test center are separated from the main building, where the employees of the regional department are located, which will separate the flows of people.

Georgi Todorov: Joint actions are needed to ensure free traffic between Bulgaria and Romania
01.07.2021

Joint actions are needed to ensure free traffic and maintain the functioning of the Green Lanes between Bulgaria and Romania, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated during a meeting with the State Secretary ат the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Romania Adrian Covăsnianu in Vidin.

Minister Georgi Todorov and Greek Ambassador Dimitrios Chronopoulos discussed opportunities to facilitate traffic between Bulgaria and Greece
30.06.2021

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov discussed with the Ambassador of Greece to Bulgaria Dimitrios Chronopoulos the opportnities for improving traffic and free movement of people and goods through the border crossings with our southern neighbor. The Minister said that the queues at the borders make suffer not only the business, which loses real money, but also people who have to stay in cars and heavy motor vehicles in these temperature conditions.

Georgi Todorov: Protection of children’s lives and health on the road is a priority
29.06.2021

Protecting the lives and health of children on the road is a top priority. This was stated in Karlovo by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov during the opening of a playground for training of children on road safety.

74th anniversary of the Bulgarian Civil Aviation
29.06.2021

The criteria for qualification of airfields at international airports are ready, as announced by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Christina Velinova during a conference on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the Bulgarian Civil Aviation. According to her, the amendments to Ordinance №20, which determines the requirements for the issuance of airworthiness certificates of "international airports for general aviation services" are ready. The coordination procedures have been completed and the ordinance will be published for public discussion.

Minister Georgi Todorov dismissed part of the management team of “BDZ Holding” EAD
29.06.2021

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov dismissed by protocol decisions Grigori Grigorov, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Nikola Vassilev, Executive Director of “Holding BDZ” EAD.

 

 

The protection of intellectual property shall be balanced by facilitating the technology transfer
29.06.2021

"At a time when the artificial intelligence is replacing the traditional business processes, the electronic commerce is gaining momentum, and the social media is a key means of communication, one of the important issues is how to guarantee the intellectual property rights and at the same time to facilitate the technology transfer." Stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov during a round table on topic "Intellectual Property - an engine for sustainable economic growth from science to innovation and investment."

Georgi Todorov: We start the project for a railway connection between the station and the airport in Burgas
25.06.2021

By the end of July, a public tender will be launched for the elaboration of a project for a railway connection between the station and the airport in Burgas. It will include all preparatory activities before the start of actual construction. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov announced at his visit to Burgas railway station. The physical implementation of the project is set in the Transport Connectivity Program and is  undergoing approval by the European Commission, he added.

Bulgaria supports the idea of designating seafarers as key workers
25.06.2021

I supported the idea of Bulgaria's accession to the UN resolution, according to which "seafarers and other marine personnel" will be designated as key workers, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov said at the opening of the International Maritime Forum in Burgas today. "At the end of May, I sent a letter to the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on the accession of our country to the joint resolution.

Deputy Minister Neli Andreeva took part in a Conference on Strategic Infrastructure and Investments 2021
24.06.2021

After the construction of the last 9 metro stations on the third line of the Sofia metro, car traffic will decrease by over 17,000 cars per day. This is what Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva said at the opening of the conference "Strategic Infrastructure and Investment 2021". According to her, the project is included in the Recovery and Resilience Plan and has the support of the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications.

Road Transport Administration Executive Agency will give an online demo of the System for providing administrative e-Services
23.06.2021

Road Transport Administration Executive Agency (RTAEA) will give an online demonstration of the system for providing administrative e-Services. It is envisaged to present the capabilities, functionalities and operation of the following administrative e-Services:

ЕА „Maritime Administration“ will install national integrated maritime surveillance infrastructure
23.06.2021

Executive Agency “Maritime Administration“ will install a national infrastructure for integrated maritime surveillance based on the CISE data model. А kick-off meeting of the project "Implementation of Integrated Bulgarian Maritime Surveillance, based on a Common Information Sharing Environment (CISE) for the EU maritime domain surveillance - with the acronym InBulMarS 2" was held today in Varna.

Minister Georgi Todorov approached EU Commissioner Adina Vălean on the free traffic flow of goods across European borders
22.06.2021

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov sent a letter to EU Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean. The letter states that despite our common efforts for the implementation of the Green lanes, worrying situations have been witnessed at some intra-EU border crossing points, including between Bulgaria and Romania. The Bulgarian heavy goods vehicles have been caught in long queues and the cross-border circulation of goods between Bulgaria and Romania has been heavily impeded.

22.06.2021

The project "Implementation of Integrated Bulgarian Maritime Surveillance (InBulMarS), based on a Information Sharing Environment (CISE) for surveillance of the EU maritime territory - with the acronym InBulMarS 2" has been launched. The opening meeting will be held on June 23, 2021 in Varna.

The program envisages the presentation of the project for the media representatives on June 23, 2021 at 12.00, in the Roslin Dimyat Hotel.

Georgi Todorov: We resumed dialogue with branch organizations regarding the training of driving licence applicants
21.06.2021

We have resumed the dialogue with the branch organizations regarding the training of the driving licence applicants. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated following a meeting with representatives of the organizations in the field of training of driving licence applicants.

Georgi Todorov: Every week I will be at a different border checkpoint until heavy goods vehicle traffic gets relieved
21.06.2021

I will be at a different border checkpoint every week until heavy goods vehicle traffic gets relieved. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov announced after today's meeting to discuss and take the necessary actions to facilitate the passage of trucks across the land borders at the exit from Bulgaria.

"All state authorities involved in the problem, as well as representatives of the transport industry, took part in today's talks. The measures that have been drawn up are ubiquitous and everyone,

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