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02.03.2017

Revenues of BDZ from entertainment trips may reach 4 million BGN per year, stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev today during a demonstration journey by steam locomotive to the Cherepish monastery with the participation of Prime Minister Ognian Gerdjikov, ministers and diplomats.

Minister Alexiev added that the idea of this trip is to show to the diplomatic corps, on the eve of the national holiday, the Bulgarian tradition, history, spirituality, because it is important and should be promoted.

01.03.2017

The first meeting of the Public Expert Council on IT and Internet to the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications was held. Chairman of the Council is Deputy Minister Lubomir Hadjiysky. Participants in the new structure are representatives of the executive power - Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Finance, State Agency "Electronic governance", as well as sectoral organizations such as the Bulgarian Association of Information Technology, Association "Telecommunications", the Association of electronic communications and the "Center for Internet governance ".

28.02.2017

Long-term measures to maintain the fairway of the Danube discussed today the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev and the European Coordinator of the "Rhine - Danube" corridor Karla Peijs. She thanked Minister Alexiev for the emergency measures undertaken by him related to maintenance of the fairway and the improvement of navigation along the Danube River.

27.02.2017

All contracts with contractors to build the first stage of the third metro line have been signed, stated Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Lubomir Hadjiysky at a ceremony to launch the activity of the tunnel boring machine that will construct the third beam of Sofia metro.

24.02.2017

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications and the Bulgarian Posts celebrated the 125-anniversary from the birth of General Vladimir Stoychev. The Executive Director of the Bulgarian Posts Deyan Duneshki and the Deputy Chair of the Bulgarian Olympic Committee Yordanka Blagoeva placed the stamp for validation of the issue.

24.02.2017

Directorate General "Civil Aviation Administration" (DG CAA) obtained a certificate for successfully introducing a system of quality management ISO 9001: 2008.

The certificate was issued by Intertek Bulgaria after a successfully conducted recertification audit of the Quality management system of DG CAA.

24.02.2017

“The railway transport is a crucial element of the National Transport System and its development for the integration to the European systems impacts significantly the overall development of the Economy of Republic of Bulgaria“. With these words the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Hristo Alexiev opened a round table with topic “The challenges to the Bulgarian railways for overcoming the crisis – management and development”. The event has taken place today in the Tarde Union Home of the Transport Worker, Sofia.

17.02.2017

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications will organize a series of events in the field of transport policy and telecommunications, as part of the calendar of the forthcoming Bulgarian Presidency of the EU Council in 2018. The initiatives were proposed after extensive public consultation, including with NGOs and ICT businesses and is due to be agreed with the EU institutions.

15.02.2017

Заместник-министрите на транспорта, информационните технологии и съобщенията Любомир Хаджийски и Георги Тодоров откриха церемония по представяне на документално издание, посветено на историята на транспортни войски. „Книгата „Коловози на дълга“ съдържа над 150 архивни и съвременни снимки, над 20 интервюта на съавтори и хора, които са част от живата история на транспортните строители“, заяви заместник-министър  Хаджийски. Той подчерта, че за първи път в изданието са събрани нови факти и е включена пълна историческа хронология на създаването и дейността на организациите, които са изградили инфраструктурата на независимата българска държава след 1888 година.

 

По думите на заместник-министър Хаджийски, изданието ще допринесе за обогатяване на академичната подготовка на студентите, избрали кариера в транспортния сектор, както и за всички родолюбиви българи от младото поколение

 

„Коловози на дълга“ е посветена на 130-годишнината на бившите войски на Министерството на транспорта, както и на 15 години от създаването на Държавно предприятие „Транспортно строителство и възстановяване“ и Висшето транспортно училище „Тодор Каблешков“. Съставител на книгата е Асен Йосифов, а съавтори са още 11 личности, свързани с историята на транспортни войски.

14.02.2017

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev met with Kristian Vaklinov. 22-year-old student at the University of National and World Economy, specialty "Accountancy" is a great friend of the narrow gauge railway Septemvri - Dobrinishte.

13.02.2017

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Hristo Alexiev performed a check on the Project for a direct road connection between Sofia Airport (Terminal 2) and “Brussels” Blvd. He visited the construction site and inspected the progress of the construction-installation works, as earlier today he has met the Project Contractors.

13.02.2017

We are working on a software for improving the control during technical inspections. That stated the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov during the todays debate on road safety – “For 100 lives more“, organized by newspaper “24 hours”. During the performance of the technical inspections, the data from the devices will be registered on-line in the central system of the Executive Agency Automobile Administration. Based on the received information, the platform will automatically define the validity of the inspection, said Georgi Todorov.

12.02.2017

Caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev made an unexpected inspection at the Central Railway Station in Sofia. He was accompanied by Director General of the "National Railway Company  Infrastructure" (NRIC) Krassimir Papukchiyski.

10.02.2017

The initiatives during the upcoming first Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU, were discussed in a meeting today between the caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania in Sofia Ion Gâlea.

10.02.2017

Zero tolerance for non-compliance of safety and security standards for the transport of passengers and freights in the railway sector. That stated the caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev in an extraordinary meeting with the Railway Administration Executive Agency (RAEA) and the Railway Accidents Investigation Unit. The reason for it was yesterday's accident with the composition of the private railway undertaking in Dylgopol-Komunari interstation.

09.02.2017

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev held the first meeting with the Permanent Representative of the World Bank for Bulgaria Tony Thompson. They discussed future cooperation between the two institutions in the field of railways and communications.

08.02.2017

With protocol decision of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev there were made changes in the composition of the Board of Directors of "Holding BDZ" EAD.

Mr. Vladimir Vladimirov was deprived and Mr. Georgi Drumev was appointed to take his position. By Decision of the Managing Authority of the company, Mr. Georgi Drumev was elected for CEO.

Mr. George Drumev is a specialist in the field of railways and a longtime employee of the system. In different periods of his career, he was a Manger “BDZ Cargo” Ltd.

08.02.2017

Four project proposals  were  submitted under the third invitation of the Connecting Europe Facility "Transport" sector (Cohesion package). Two projects were submitted by State Enterprise "Air Traffic Control", one of State Enterprise "National Company Railway Infrastructure" and one of "Road Infrastructure Agency". The total investment value is 207 million euros  and EU funding amounts to 85%.

07.02.2017

By the end of March will be initiated tender procedures for three major railway projects which to be implemented with European funding, stated caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev during the presentation of the team and the main priorities and tasks. He pointed out that these are the projects on the modernization of the railway sections Elin Pelin - Kostenets, Kostenets - Septemvri and Sofia - Voluyak, which is part of the railway line Sofia - Dragoman. Their total value is about 700 mln. Euro.

03.02.2017

I will ask for an urgent meeting with the colleagues from the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy to address the issue on the new requirements for posting of drivers performing international road haulage operations. Such a commitment took caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technologyand Communications Hristo Alexiev during today's meeting with representatives of the professional organizations in the field of carriage of goods.

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