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A philatelic edition is dedicated to the Higher School of Telecommunications and Posts
27.05.2021

The Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications Hristina Velinova and the Rector of the Higher School of Telecommunications and Posts Prof. Dr. Miglena Temelkova validated a publication dedicated to the educational institution. The executive director of Bulgarian Posts EAD Deyan Daneshki also took part in the event. The university inherits the traditions of the State Telegraph and Post School, which was established 140 years ago by decree of Prince Alexander I Battenberg.

ЗDeputy Minister Christina Velinova presented the Bulgarian position at the International Transport Forum meeting
27.05.2021

In order to find a balance between control and facilitation, we should introduce electronic communications to reduce the share of paper documents, underlined Caretaker Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Christina Velinova during a videoconference meeting of the Ministers of Transport of the International Transport Forum. According to her, Bulgaria will continue to work on the main priorities of the International Transport Forum and will cooperate with member states to overcome the difficulties the transport of goods and passengers is facing.

Minister Georgi Todorov: Bulgarian Internet users are active in the registration of pan-European Internet names
25.05.2021

Bulgarian Internet users are active in the registration of pan-European domains with .eu and .eю extensions. This was commented by the caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the Internet field "eю".

The Bulgarian population represents only about 1.5 percent of all residents of the European Union, but domestic consumers have registered 5 percent of internationalized European names, he added.

Министър Георги Тодоров: Провеждането на честни избори и нормалното функциониране на транспортната система са приоритет
21.05.2021

Holding fair and democratic elections and preventing a breakdown in any aspect of the transport system are the two main priorities of the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications. This is what the Caretaker Minister Georgi Todorov announced at the presentation of his team.

Maritime Administration Executive Agency took part in a disaster preparedness exercise
20.05.2021

The Maritime Administration Executive Agency participated in a two-day disaster preparedness exercise, which was held on May 18 and 19, 2021 in Belene.

Deputy Minister Neli Andreeva opens a meeting of the Monitoring Committee of OPTTI 2014-2020
20.05.2021

We start an active phase of construction of railway projects worth over BGN 930 million. This is what the Caretaker Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva stated at the opening of a meeting of the Monitoring Committee of Operational Program on Transport and Transport Infrastructure (OPPTI) 2014-2020.

Minister Georgi Todorov: Sofia Flight Training Center established itself as a forge for aviation industry personnel
19.05.2021

Sofia Flight Training Center (brand name of Institute of Air Transport Ltd.) established itself over the years as a forge for personnel, with sustainable trends for future development and innovative projects. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated within the validation of a postage stamp dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the organization. The stamp is printed in a limited edition and will arouse the interest not only of aviators and philatelists, but also of all people who send letters, he added.

Minister Georgi Todorov: Over 500 000 electronic prescriptions have been issued through the centralized system
17.05.2021

The total number of issued electronic prescriptions is already 500 000 and the real actions in the field of e-Health are a good occasion to celebrate the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated this at a meeting today with the Management of Information Services JSC.

The introduction of the e-prescription system facilitates both patients and GPs, while reducing the risk of improper dispensing of medicines, he added.

Georgi Todorov took over management of MTITC from Rossen Jeliazkov
12.05.2021

The state of the transport sector and the level of implementation of infrastructure and telecommunications projects were discussed by the newly appointed Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov and the previous Minister Rossen Jeliazkov during the handover in the management of the Ministry.

Deputy Minister Andreana Atanasova: 25 billion devices will be connected to the mobile networks by 2025
29.04.2021

The security of next-generation mobile networks is a priority in today's economies, which are increasingly influenced by the digital world. The Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova stated this during an international high-level online conference dedicated to national security and cyber security.

Minister Jeliazkov opens the renovated Karnobat Railway Station
29.04.2021

Within 2 years travelling by rail from Sofia to Varna through the Karnobat Railway Junction will take 4 hours. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov said at the opening today of the renovated Karnobat Railway Station. The Minister added that this would be possible after the modernization of the Karnobat-Sindel Railway Line, which is already underway.

Rossen Jeliazkov: Excellent conditions established at Port of Burgas for congress tourism and high-tech companies
29.04.2021

All new assets, built in the last few years at Port of Burgas, provide an excellent opportunity for the development of congress tourism and innovation in the seaside town. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov said today upon visiting the newly built Congress Center - Burgas, together with the Mayor of Burgas Municipality Dimitar Nikolov and the Regional Governor Valcho Cholakov.

Minister Jeliazkov: Passenger service in an organized manner will be provided during the modernization of Sofia Railway Junction
28.04.2021

Passenger service in an organized manner will be provided with regard to the implementation of the project for development of Sofia Railway Junction, in the section Sofia-Voluyak. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov stated at the opening of a Press Conference of the Management of National Railway Infrastructure Company and Bulgarian State Railways in connection with the coordinated actions of implementing the reconstruction and ensuring the comfort of passengers.

Use of robotics in transport was the point of discussion between Rossen Jeliazkov and the Association President
26.04.2021

Use of robotic systems in transport was the topic of a meeting held today between the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov and the President of the Autonomous Transport Open Systems European Association Radoslav Atanasov.

Minister Jeliazkov was informed about the European projects in the field of aircrafts with vertical take-off and landing with electric propulsion, about smart automated vehicles, as well as about the traffic management in the "smart cities".

BGN 660 million from the concession of Sofia Airport received in the state budget
19.04.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov signed today the letter of completion under the Concession Agreement, with which both parties confirm that the preliminary conditions under the Agreement have been fulfilled. An essential condition for signing the completion letter was the receipt of BGN 660 million as Upfront Concession Fee in the state budget.

The starting date of the Concession came on April 19, 2021 and the activity of “SOF Connect” AD started from 24:00 on April 19, 2021.

Rossen Jeliazkov
09.04.2021

The Additional Agreement to the Concession Agreement confirms the concessionaire's commitment to pay the upfront concession fee amounting to BGN 660 million, VAT included, to the state budget this month, as the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov stated today during its signing.

Development of railway infrastructure creates new jobs
30.03.2021

Development of railway infrastructure has a direct impact on the creation of new jobs, as stated Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during a video conference of the Ministers of Transport of the EU member states. He added that the deployment of the sector is crucial for the preservation of the investment level as well as for the promotion of multimodality.

Public discussion of the Transport Connectivity Program 2021-2027
29.03.2021

Development of intermodal links, introduction of traffic management and safety improvement intelligent transport systems, as well as the construction of key road and rail sections in the country are part of the priorities of Program on "Transport Connectivity" 2021-2027 (PTC 2021-2027), which is due to be sent for approval to the European Commission. The projects were presented to the stakeholders during an on-line meeting today, organized by the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications.

Bulgaria ranks first in Europe in the relative number of women in the ICT field
26.03.2021

Bulgaria has the best conditions in Europe for the professional realization of women in terms of duration of maternity leave packages, leadership roles and economic opportunities. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova during an online discussion a part of World Summit on Information Society.

Deputy Minister Andreana Atanasova: Europe plans more than 2 billion euros in digital connectivity
18.03.2021

The digital part of the Connecting Europe Facility 2 will invest 2 billion euro in European high-speed connectivity infrastructures, stimulating the deployment of fifth generation (5G) mobile networks. This was stated by the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Mrs. Andreana Atanasova in a video conference with representatives of the municipalities.

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