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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,

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications and the University of Telecommunications and Posts signed a memorandum of cooperation
21.06.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications Georgi Todorov and the rector of the University of Telecommunications and Posts Prof. Dr. Miglena Temelkova signed a memorandum of cooperation between the two institutions. This year marks 140 years since the establishment of the State Telegraph and Postal School, established in 1881 by decree of Prince Alexander Battenberg, whose successor today is the University of Telecommunications and Posts.

Start of ordered by Minister Georgi Todorov inspections for illegal transportation of passengers
20.06.2021

The specialized inspections for illegal transportation of passengers in the areas of the airports and border checkpoints, ordered by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov, have started.

SAO crews will maintain their flight training on Bulgaria Air aircraft
20.06.2021

The crews of the State Aviation Operator (SAO) will maintain their flight training on Bulgarian Air aircraft. This was enabled by the signing of an Agreement on bilateral cooperation between the State Aviation Operator and Bulgaria Air.

The contract ensures the continuous rhythmic flying activity of the crews of the State Aviation Operator flying Airbus A319 throughout the year. If necessary, Bulgaria Air crews and instructors will provide assistance to the State Aviation Operator.

Georgi Todorov: We established new work organization to the inspectors of Road Transport Administration Executive Agency
18.06.2021

Since the beginning of June, there is new work organization to the inspectors Road Transport Administration Executive Agency. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov announced at the start of the non-scheduled inspections of the Road Transport Administration Executive Agency for control of passenger and cargo transportation.

Main issues facing the bus sector were discussed
15.06.2021

The Caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov met with representatives of the bus branch. In the framework of the talks, the main issues facing the bus sector were discussed.

Opening of Kazichene Railway Station
15.06.2021

In the next Programming Period under the Transport Connectivity Program we will modernize railway station complexes in the direction Sofia-Pernik-Radomir. This is what the Caretaker Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva said ат the opening of the renovated reception building at Kazichene Railway Station. According to her, the specific parameters of the projects will be known after the approval of the Program by the European Commission.

Georgi Todorov: Restrictions on road transport have serious consequences for the EU
10.06.2021

The suspension or restriction of road transport has serious consequences on the economy and the quality of life in all EU Member States, as stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov in Plovdiv during the opening of the automobile exhibition - TRUCK EXPO 2021.

Minister Todorov: We will work for sustainable mobility of people and transport connectivity of all participants in the Three Seas Initiative
08.06.2021

The Three Seas Initiative is an opportunity for synergy that will further contribute to the acceleration and sustainable development of the connectivity and joint economic development of the participating countries. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated in the framework of a Session on Innovation and Connectivity, which was part of the Three Seas Initiative Conference on Unity, Innovation and Connectivity.

Deputy Minister Andreeva participated in a Ministerial Meeting on a Blue Agenda in the Green Deal
08.06.2021

An Integrated Maritime Policy is a key factor in the recovery of the European economy after the pandemic. This is what the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva stated at the framework of a Ministerial Conference on a Blue Agenda in the Green Deal.  The event took place today in Lisbon, Portugal, on the occasion of June 8 –  World Oceans Day.

The preparation of the thematic plan for postage stamps in 2022 begins.
08.06.2021

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications is starting the preparation of the Thematic Plan for issuing postage stamps in 2022. By August 31, 2021, proposals for marking events of public, national or global significance, as well as and round anniversaries and celebrations.

Minister Georgi Todorov: I will not allow a delay in the payment of pensions in Vidin.
06.06.2021

I will not allow a delay in the payment of pensions in Vidin and the schedules for receiving the funds will be met. The caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov commented in connection with the unsuccessful attempt for robbery of a post office in the city.

I have ordered an investigation of the case, added Minister Todorov.

Announcement about a Belarusian airline flight through the Bulgarian airspace
05.06.2021

In connection with false information provided in various media that the Bulgarian authorities have allowed, despite the sanctions, a Belarusian aircraft to fly through the Bulgarian airspace, we firmly state that at the time of the flight of the Belarusian airline Belavia, which passed through the Bulgarian airspace on June 2, 2021, there was no EU sanctioning act in force prohibiting flights of airlines from Belarus to fly to / from airports and to fly over the territories of the Member States.

Easing the rules for pan-European IT projects will support the digital transformation
04.06.2021

A clear and achievable framework for digital policies and principles is needed by 2030. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristina Velinova during a debate on the Digital Compass for 2030. The discussion took place within the Transport Council, telecommunications and energy ("Telecommunications" format), which takes place in Luxembourg.

Minister Georgi Todorov changed the management of the State Aviation Operator
04.06.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov appointed Major General Zlatko Zlatev as Director General of the State Aviation Operator.

Deputy Minister Christina Velinova: Bulgaria supports the main goals of the Single European Sky
03.06.2021

Bulgaria supports the main goals of the Single European Sky. This is what the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Christina Velinova stated in the framework of the meeting of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council of the European Union (Transport and Telecommunications),  which was being held on that day and on the following day in Luxembourg.

Deputy Minister Andreeva: With the new dredging equipment the Danube Agency will effectively perform its waterway maintenance tasks
03.06.2021

The newly built dredging equipment will enable the The Executive Agency for Exploration and Maintenance of the Danube River to efficiently and timely fulfill its obligations for maintenance of the waterway. This is what the Caretaker Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva stated during the christening ceremony of the new dredge. The godmother of the specialized vessel is the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Bulgaria, H.E. Bea ten Tusscher.

Georgi Todorov: I have ordered an audit of BDZ security contract
03.06.2021

I have ordered an audit of BDZ security contract. This is what the Caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated in a framework of a meeting with the President of the Union of Railway Workers in Bulgaria at The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) Petar Bunev, the President of the Union of Transport Trade Unions in Bulgaria Ekaterina Yordanova and the President of the National Railway Trade Union at Confederation of Labor "Podkrepa" Zorincho Yordanov.

Georgi Todorov: As long as I am a Minister, I will not allow EU funding loss for railway infrastructure
28.05.2021

As long as I am a Minister, I will not allow even one lev of European funding for railway infrastructure not to be allocated. This is what the Caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the start of the modernization of the Orizovo-Mihailovo railway section.

"I have instructed the Director General of the National Railway Infrastructure Company to report to me on a daily basis on the progress of each of the projects", the Minister added.

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