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Deputy Minister Valery Borissov: Young people have serious prospects for development in transport and technology


Transport, telecommunications and information technology are sectors in which young people have serious prospects for development. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Valery Borissov during a public lecture before students and professors at the University of Transport “Todor Kableshkov”.

Valery Borisсov commented that the share of the transport sector in the gross domestic product exceeds 6 % and that of the information technology - over 5%. More than 29 000 are the vacancies in the technology sector.

Deputy Minister Valery Borissov presented the priorities in the implementation of the Operational Programme on "Transport and transport infrastructure" for 2014-2020, opportunities for public-private partnership to finance projects in the field of e-Government. The government adopted a roadmap for the implementation of the Strategy on e-Government, which will allow for the realization of great part of the policy of the administrative reform and e-governance, he added.

The Deputy Minister urged the students to take advantage of their rights to use electronic administrative services. "Do not allow the administration to torment you, requiring from you to be messengers between institutions" were the words of Valery Borissov addressed to the students and the professors of the University of Transport “Todor Kableshkov”.