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The concession notice of Sofia Airport was published in the EU Official Journal

05.07.2018

Today, July 5, 2018, the notice of the concession award procedure of Sofia Airport is published in the Official Journal of the European Union. The notice number is 2018/S 127-290417.

Following the publication of the notice, the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications has the right and obligation to provide full and free access to the concession documentation, as set out below. The aim is to ensure equal and simultaneous access to the concession terms of all potential investors.

The information related to the concession of Sofia Airport (the decision of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications to open the procedure; the decision of the Council of Ministers approving the decision of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications; the notice of initiation of the procedure, the justification of the the concession, the concession documentation, including the draft concession contract) can be found in the National Concession Register, which is maintained on the website of the Council of Ministers. Access to the National Concession Register is unlimited.

With the aforementioned actions, the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications strictly complies with the Concessions Act, which requires that the information on the concession be published following the publication of the notice in the EU Official Journal.

The information, which is available in the National Concession Register, maintained on the website of the Council of Ministers, can be found on the website of the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications by the end of the day.

We underline that the publicly accessible documents for the concession of Sofia Airport have been elaborated on the basis of World Bank analyzes, in cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The conclusions and recommendations of these analyzes are laid down in the documents listed above.