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Response of Minister Rossen Jeliazkov to a letter of the Deputy Chairman of the EB of BSP and Member of the 44th Parliament Georgi Svilenski
17.03.2021

A response of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov to a letter of the Deputy Chairman of the EB of BSP and Member of the 44th Parliament Georgi Svilenski is available in the attached file.

 

The activity at “Silistra-Ferry” border crossing point is restored
13.03.2021

Silistra –  Călărași ferry line will be restored on March 15. It will be operated by a Romanian transport operator.

The first race will be carried out on March 15 at 8 am and will start at the Romanian shore. From this moment on, the activity of the authorities implementing obligatory border control at “Silista-Ferry” border crossing point will be restored too.

Minister Rossen Jeliazkov signed an Air Services Agreement with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
02.03.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov and the Minister of Transport of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Saleh al-Jasser signed a Memorandum and an Agreement on Air Services between the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

A TTMEC commission will commence work in Varna tomorrow
01.03.2021

Tomorrow (2 March 2021) the Transport Terriotorial Medical Expert Commission (TTMEC) in Varna will commence work. The branch of the National Multi-profile Transport Hospital - Sofia in the sea capital will open under an ordinance of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov. The TTMEC commission functioned in the city until 2008, when the Multi-profile Transport Hospital was transformed into a company for active treatment.

EA “Road Transport Administration” launches new e-services
26.02.2021

Executive Agency "Road Transport Administration" launches 9 new electronic administrative services. Thus, the agency services, which are offered electronically, become 67 out of a total of 84. Hence, the total number of provided electronic services exceeds 74%. The agency issues more than 330,000 administrative documents a year, more than 95% of which could be submitted electronically.

Minister Jeliazkov: Railway rolling stock will be financed with European funds for the first time
25.02.2021

Rolling stock for BDZ will be financed with European funds for the first time under the Recovery and Resilience Facility of the European Union, stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during an online discussion on "Railway transport development prospects in Bulgaria”.

Rossen Jeliazkov: The concession of Sofia Airport has lots of advantages and no disadvantages
24.02.2021

The concession of Sofia Airport has lots of advantages and no disadvantages, stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov from the rostrum of the National Assembly. He specified that currently the concessionaire has fulfilled most of the preliminary requirements and the Concession Agreement is publicly available and has been published in the National Concession Register.

EU flag
19.02.2021

The European Commission is launching a discussion with Member States and the European Parliament in connection with published results of studies about the negative impact of texts of the Mobility Package I. This confirms the Bulgarian position that regulations such as the provision for the return of the vehicle every 8 weeks, as well as the cabotage rules for combined transport, are in contradiction with the principles of the Green Deal and the plans for climate neutrality.

Minister Jeliazkov
17.02.2021

"I call for the urgent protection of the free flow of transport traffic and for maintaining the normal functioning of the „green corridors”, stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov in a letter addressed to the EU Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean. The reason is the information on unilaterally applied measures and restrictions on drivers imposed by Member States. They lead to difficulties in the carriage of goods by road within the European Union.

Министър Желязков: За месец изградихме основните модули на здравно-информационна система
16.02.2021

The pandemic can be also seen as an opportunity, not just as a problem - an example is that in a month have been created the main modules of a health information system, which has been discussed for years and which gives us a completely different approach to the health system. Stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during an international video conference forum organized by the world economic edition The Economist.

A postage stamp marks 120 years since the birth of Patriarch Kiril Bulgarski
11.02.2021

Patriarch Kiril is a great clergyman who lived in turning times in a historical epoch, which in its tragedy has no analogue in human history. This was noted by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jelyazkov during the validation of a postal and philatelic edition on the topic "120 years since the birth of Patriarch Kiril Bulgarski".

Minister Rossen Jeliazkov took part in round table named "For expert discussion and implementation of NRSP"
09.02.2021

By the end of February the projects included in the National Recovery and Sustainability Plan (NRSP) will be submitted for approval by the European Commission, as announced by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during an online round table named "For expert discussion and implementation of NRSP", organized by the Railway Signalling, Automation, Telecommunication and Industry Association (RASTIA).

Nearly BGN 30 million paid in financial assistance to support bus carriers
29.01.2021

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications paid BGN 29,119,637 to support bus carriers to deal with the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

By the application deadline, 639 applications had been submitted. MTITC assessed administrative compliance and eligibility by approving for funding 580 bus undertakings with which it concluded grant agreements.

Minister Rossen Jeliazkov signed Ordinance № 34 on Taxi Transport of Passengers
22.01.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications signed the Ordinance amending Ordinance № 34 on Taxi Transport of Passengers. The Ordinance was sent for publication in the State Gazette, and the changes are the result of lengthy discussions with branch organizations.

Some of the main changes stem from the latest amendments to the Road Transport Act and are related to the transition to the municipalities of the registration regime for taxi transport of passengers.

MTITC completed the evaluation of bus hauliers’ applications
12.01.2021

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications approved another 28 applications for funding from bus hauliers, worth a total of nearly BGN 2.4 million. This concludes the evaluation of all applications received in the first and second evaluation sessions, under procedure BG16RFOP002-2.091 "Support for SMEs operating bus services to overcome the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic". Thus, the Ministry provides operating capital to a total of 580 bus hauliers to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rossen Jeliazkov: Within a week there will be a final decision on Ordinance №34 on taxi transport of passengers
06.01.2021

Within a week, there will be a final decision on the main changes laid down in the texts of Ordinance №34 on taxi transport of passengers. This became clear at today's meeting of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov and representatives of the taxi industry.

MTITC
06.01.2021

In connection with interpretations in various media on the topic of airport fees at Sofia Airport, the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications (MTITC) is obliged to submit the following explanation - the amount of airport fees is determined by of the airport operator. Airport operator at Sofia Airport is the company Sofia Airport EAD. The airport fees collected by Sofia Airport EAD are fees for: landing of aircraft; parking; passengers; use of a jetway; security and noise (environmental).

MTITC
01.01.2021

In connection with published information with false content, disseminated by and with reference to the Bulgarian National Radio, the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications (MTITC) informs that to date the amendments to Ordinance 34, incl. changes in prices of taxi services have not been made and published in the State Gazette.

MTITC approved for funding another 344 bus carriers’ applications
29.12.2020

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications approved for funding another 344 applications by bus carriers from the second evaluation session. They have a total value of nearly BGN 12.8 million. Thus, the number of all bus companies approved so far is 552. Almost BGN 14 million is the funding already paid for the 208 project proposals approved at the beginning of the month under the measure from the first evaluation session.

Rossen Jeliazkov: By the middle of 2021, 15 new locomotives will enter the railway system
22.12.2020

By the middle of 2021, 15 new locomotives will enter the railway system, which will serve the main and busiest routes of the country. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during the opening of Poduyane railway station, the commissioning of two new Siemens Smartron locomotives and the presentation of the new heavy machinery for maintenance and repair of the railway.

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