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16.08.2019

Bulgaria has a maritime flag and the interest of Bulgarian shipowners is fully protected.

Each year, a new list of flag states is published in the annual report of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on State Port Control, which lists the flag state concerned in white, gray and black, depending on the performance of their vessels when inspected in the Paris Memorandum region for port State control.

16.08.2019

I will not allow any increase in the administrative burden and speculation about lobbying in the regulation of service activity and vehicle registration. This was announced to the media by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Rossen Jeliazkov on the occasion of the texts proposed for public discussion regulating the activity of car services and the initial registration of motor vehicles.

15.08.2019

In order to carry out the verification, the Directorate General Civil Aviation Administration requires the operating air carriers from and to the international airports of the Republic of Bulgaria to notify the Directorate General Civil Aviation Administration (DG CAA) in writing within seven days about: the reasons for the delay and / or the delay on a flight from the beginning of 2019 to the present; the terms, conditions and manner of fulfillment of the obligation of the air carriers to inform passengers about their rights under art.

27.07.2019

In connection with the increased delays in flights, Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov ordered the Civil Aviation Administration (DG CAA) to start inspections of air carriers operating from and to Bulgaria. DG CAA inspectors will monitor compliance with European legislation, the establishment of common rules for compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding, cancellation or long delays.

Carriers are required to provide information on the reasons for delays or cancellations.

26.07.2019

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications calls on Bulgarian organizations and citizens to participate in a public consultation of the European Commission on the Digital Agenda for Europe 2021-2027. The program has a budget of € 9.2 billion. The public consultation focuses on the priorities and project proposals for the first 2 years of the 2021-2022 program.

25.07.2019

An impact assessment is a prerequisite for the Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament to make a coherent and fair decision on the three Mobility Package I dossiers, as this opportunity was heretofore missed. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Rossen Jeliazkov, appealed with that statement to the Chair of the Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament, Karima Delli.

24.07.2019

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Rossen Jeliazkov, made an appeal to Finland to be a neutral broker, as a Presidency of the Council of the EU, during the discussions on the Mobility Package I. This happened during conversations between Minister Rossen Jeliazkov and the Minister of Transport and Communications of Finland, Sanna Marin. The meeting is part of the visit of the Bulgarian Minister at the European Parliament where the forthcoming steps about the Mobility Package I are being discussed.

24.07.2019

The Minister of transport, Information Technology and Communications, Rossen Jeliazkov met the ministers of transport of Poland, Hungary, Lithuania and Latvia at the EP. The positions of the like-minded Member States on the Mobility Package I were discussed, with the Romanian representative official stated that Romania will definitely join the group of the like-minded group and will actively participate in the negotiations on the Package.

22.07.2019

5G technology is a revolution for the economy, industry, society and people. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during the first call via 5G mobile network in Bulgaria. The demonstration was part of the series of 5G practice tests carried out by Telenor Telecommunication Company.

20.07.2019

By the end of 2021 the Bulgarian road section Slivnitsa - Dragoman - Serbian border will be successfully completed. This was announced by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov today in the framework of his visit to Serbia.

20.07.2019

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov, together with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic, inspected the construction works of the highway in Serbia from Nis to the border with Bulgaria.

Both ministers offered flowers to the monument of Vasil Levski in Tsaribrod and held a working meeting with the Mayor of the city Vladica Dimitrov.

19.07.2019

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov checked the progress of the construction and assembly activities of the Congress and Research Center in Burgas. The project is worth 13.6 million leva and is financed with funds from the Port Infrastructure SC. It is expected that it gets completed at the end of this year.

18.07.2019

There are no words that can compensate for the grief and pain, there are no years that can overcome the feeling of oppression in the souls because of this injustice. With these words, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov adressed the relatives of the victims during a commemorative ceremony on the occasion of the seventh year of the Sarafovo Airport bombing in Burgas.

17.07.2019

Statement by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov on the selected concessionaire of Sofia Airport:

"The notification, along with the Protocol and the Decision on the selection of a concessionaire of Sofia Airport, was sent to the participants in the procedure.

15.07.2019

In Bulgaria and Russia simultaneously, the fourth joint philatelic edition was launched. This time, the postal administrations chose as a plot one of the traditional branches of the economy - wine production, said during the ceremony in Pleven, Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Dimitar Genovski. He added that the art project, which is being launched on the Russian philatelic market, depicts the special grape variety - "Kaylashki Rubin", which is not inferior to the quality of world-famous varieties.

09.07.2019

The creation of a Consultative Council between government, industry and industry experts can accelerate the creation of ethical rules for the development of artificial intelligence and help to make effective use of the European supercomputer in Bulgaria. This idea was supported by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen  Jeliazkov and representatives of the IT business during the second Round Table on the Digital Economy, which was organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria.

09.07.2019

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov validated a postage stamp on 140 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and Russia.

03.07.2019

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov held a meeting with the Executive Director of the European Aviation Safety Agency, Patrick Ky. The meeting is at the invitation of Minister Jeliazkov and is part of the measures to ensure the safety and protection of the environment in the civil aviation sector in Bulgaria.

27.06.2019

We are consistent in implementing the transport and digital connectivity policies with our neighboring countries. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Rossen Jeliazkov in Plovdiv during an Economic Forum. In his words, the most important condition for achieving better connectivity is the efficient maintenance, modernization and infrastructure development.

26.06.2019

Bulgaria and Romania will prepare an intergovernmental agreement to build a third bridge over the Danube river between Svishtov and Zimnic. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov and the Minister of Transport of Romania Alexandru-Răzvan Cuc have agreed today at a meeting in Sofia. It was agreed by the end of July that the draft agreement would be ready and after its adoption by the governments of the two countries to be proposed for ratification by national parliaments.

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