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Georgi Todorov on inspection of Sofia Central Railway Station
16.08.2021

By 2024, Sofia Central Railway Station will turn into a modern passenger intermodal terminal with a renovated main building, new tracks and modern signaling and telecommunications systems, stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov, who made a sudden inspection of the site today. The repair of the largest passenger railway station in our country is progressing at a good pace, the Minister commented after the inspection.

Accident with a two-seat plane in the area of the village of Mirkovo
15.08.2021

Yesterday, August 14, 2021, at about 7:50 pm, in the area of the village of Mirkovo, Pirdop municipality, Sofia district, an ultralight plane caught high-voltage power line wires. As a result, the plane crashed and hit the ground, behind the ceramic factory located in the area. The plane was destroyed as a result of the crush. The pilot and the passenger were injured and taken to hospital.

Almost 10,000 residents of Belovo municipality and the surrounding area are going to use the new railway station
14.08.2021

Belovo railway station, which historically was the reason for the foundation of the settlement, will meet all European requirements within a year, as concluded following the inspection of the site of the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva and the Director General of the National Railway Infrastructure Company Krassimir Papukchiiski. "Currently, the old building has been completely removed and the construction of the new main building is under preparation.

Minister Georgi Todorov met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Shahid
29.07.2021

Minister Georgi Todorov met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Shahid. They discussed the opportunities for improvement of air connectivity between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Maldives.

Minister Georgi Todorov dismissed the Director General of State Enterprise “Port Infrastructure”
16.07.2021

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov dismissed Angel Zaburtov from the post of Director General of State Enterprise “Port Infrastructure”.

By another ordinance Minister Georgi Todorov announced a procedure for the selection of Director General of the state company under the Public Enterprises Act and the regulations for its implementation.

MTITC has received a world award for achievements in geographic information systems
16.07.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov congratulated the team of the ministry, which administers the platform for technical infrastructure in the country. The single information point was awarded a prize in the prestigious international competition "Special Achievement in GIS 2021".

: Georgi Todorov: I expect Sofia Airport to turn into a modern and competitive airport
15.07.2021

I expect Sofia Airport to become a modern and competitive airport, not only in the Balkans, but also in Europe. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated within the framework of the regular meeting of the Joint Committee between MTITC representatives and the concessionaire of the airport "SOF Connect" AD. According to him, in order to fulfill that goal, it was necessary to work on the activities planned by the concessionaire.

The construction of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel starts today
15.07.2021

"The construction of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel, built so far in Bulgaria and at the Balkans, has started today," Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov said. He started the construction activities under a project for modernization of the Elin Pelin-Vakarel railway section. The site is part of the main railway highway in the direction East - West and is one of the extremely important for Bulgaria and neighboring countries European Corridor No. 8 and the passing TEN-T Network in our country.

Railway connectivity to Western Balkans countries is of utmost importance to Bulgaria
13.07.2021

The railway connectivity of the countries of the Western Balkans is of exceptional importance, which necessitates the rapid implementation of infrastructure projects in the directions to Serbia and Northern Macedonia. This is what the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva announced at the launch ceremony of the project "Development of the Railway Junction: Sofia-Voluyak". It is co-financed by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).

Validation of a postcard dedicated to the establishment of RAEA
12.07.2021

The Railway Administration Executive Agency has established itself as a guarantor for the sustainable development and safe operation of railway transport. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications stated this at an event dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the agency.

Responsible state policy and investment attraction are the foundations of sustainable connectivity in Eastern Europe
09.07.2021

"Responsible state policy and the attraction of foreign investment will contribute to achieving sustainable connectivity, accelerated economic development and improvement of competitiveness in Eastern Europe", Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the opening of the Transport panel at the business forum of the Three Seas 2021 initiative, hosted by Bulgaria.

Minister Todorov is opening a new training room of EA RA
06.07.2021

The online training system of Executive Agency “Railway Administration” is due to be upgraded by the end of 2021, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications announced at the opening of a new room in Plovdiv for conduct of electronic tests of the individuals responsible for safety of railway transport.

Driving tests in Sofia will be carried out in a renovated building
05.07.2021

Driving tests in Sofia will be carried out in a renovated building, Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated during the opening of the room in the Regional Department of EA “Road Transport Administration”. According to him, the new rooms of the test center are separated from the main building, where the employees of the regional department are located, which will separate the flows of people.

Georgi Todorov: Joint actions are needed to ensure free traffic between Bulgaria and Romania
01.07.2021

Joint actions are needed to ensure free traffic and maintain the functioning of the Green Lanes between Bulgaria and Romania, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated during a meeting with the State Secretary ат the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Romania Adrian Covăsnianu in Vidin.

Minister Georgi Todorov and Greek Ambassador Dimitrios Chronopoulos discussed opportunities to facilitate traffic between Bulgaria and Greece
30.06.2021

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov discussed with the Ambassador of Greece to Bulgaria Dimitrios Chronopoulos the opportnities for improving traffic and free movement of people and goods through the border crossings with our southern neighbor. The Minister said that the queues at the borders make suffer not only the business, which loses real money, but also people who have to stay in cars and heavy motor vehicles in these temperature conditions.

Georgi Todorov: Protection of children’s lives and health on the road is a priority
29.06.2021

Protecting the lives and health of children on the road is a top priority. This was stated in Karlovo by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov during the opening of a playground for training of children on road safety.

74th anniversary of the Bulgarian Civil Aviation
29.06.2021

The criteria for qualification of airfields at international airports are ready, as announced by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Christina Velinova during a conference on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the Bulgarian Civil Aviation. According to her, the amendments to Ordinance №20, which determines the requirements for the issuance of airworthiness certificates of "international airports for general aviation services" are ready. The coordination procedures have been completed and the ordinance will be published for public discussion.

Minister Georgi Todorov dismissed part of the management team of “BDZ Holding” EAD
29.06.2021

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov dismissed by protocol decisions Grigori Grigorov, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Nikola Vassilev, Executive Director of “Holding BDZ” EAD.

 

 

The protection of intellectual property shall be balanced by facilitating the technology transfer
29.06.2021

"At a time when the artificial intelligence is replacing the traditional business processes, the electronic commerce is gaining momentum, and the social media is a key means of communication, one of the important issues is how to guarantee the intellectual property rights and at the same time to facilitate the technology transfer." Stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov during a round table on topic "Intellectual Property - an engine for sustainable economic growth from science to innovation and investment."

Georgi Todorov: We start the project for a railway connection between the station and the airport in Burgas
25.06.2021

By the end of July, a public tender will be launched for the elaboration of a project for a railway connection between the station and the airport in Burgas. It will include all preparatory activities before the start of actual construction. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov announced at his visit to Burgas railway station. The physical implementation of the project is set in the Transport Connectivity Program and is  undergoing approval by the European Commission, he added.

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