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In the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications was commemorated the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the specialized unit for investigation of accidents in air, water and railway transport.

In 2006 were established the first two structures to investigate incidents in maritime and rail transport and later was established also the unit dealing with accidents in the air sector.


The past year was one of the most successful for issuing of postage stamps in Bulgaria, said Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski on the occasion of the ongoing calls for proposals on themes of postal-philatelic editions in 2017. "We validated some of the most wanted editions of the world philatelic exchanges. Among them are the postage stamps on the World Wide Fund for Nature and the 40th anniversary of the joint space flight "Soyuz - Apollo".


"Port Complex - Rousse" EAD bestowed upon the children of its employees a special Children's Day. In the year in which the biggest Bulgarian port along the Danibe River celebrates its 150th anniversary, the International Children's Day was celebrated with an amusing programme, a lot of surprises and a boat trip.

Most exciting for kids was the ceremony on "Danube christening", after which each child could obtain a "christening certificate" with its new name.


15 % of all Internet names in the world are already in Cyrillic and it is among the three most popular writing systems ​​in the world network, was announced today at the launch of the European domain .ею.


New trilateral meeting regarding the project on connection of the optical networks of Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia in the border regions will be carried out in June in the current year. It was agreed upon during the talks carried out today in Brussels between the Commissioner responsible for digital economy and digital society Günther Oettinger, Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Valery Borissov and the Minister of Information Society of Romania Marius Bostan.


Amendments in the EU regulatory framework on electronic communications should ensure balance and transparency, said Deputy Minister Valery Borissov during a working lunch of the ministers responsible for competitiveness and telecommunications, which took place today in Brussels. In the discussions took part representatives of Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and the UK. The meeting was attended by Mr.


Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Anton Ginev, the executive director of "Port Complex Rousse" EAD Petar Dragoshinov and the Chief executive Director of "Bulgarian Posts" EAD Deyan Daneshki validated a postal-philatelic edition titled "150 years of Port Rousse".


The implementation of OP "Transport" 2007-2013 completes with a 97 % absorption, announced Eng. Galina Vassileva, Deputy Head of the Managing Authority of OP "Transport" 2007-2013 and OP "Transport and transport infrastructure" 2014-2020 during the monitoring committee of the two Programmes. She pointed out that OPT 2007-2013 has financed 118 projects, 11 of which are major infrastructure projects totaling over 1 billion 911 mln. euros.


In the presence of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski was held the official naming of the newest mobile crane at Port Varna. The crane Liebherr LHM 550, with a capacity of 144 tons, was named Yatrus – an ancient Thracian god holding the marine element in obedience.


The Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tsetska Tsacheva, Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Valery Borissov and the President of "Hristo Botev" Foundation - Boyan Botiov, validated a postal - philatelic edition on the theme "140 years of the descent of Botev's detachment from the "Radetzky" ship at the Kozloduy river bank." The ceremony was held today at the Club of the Member of Parliament, at the premises of the National Assembly.


Information and communication technology is the fastest growing sector, which is entirely brought to light - with more than 10,000 companies that produce and sell goods and services for over 8 billion levs. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Valery Borissov during the opening of the ICT career day.


Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Anton Ginev participated in the First Central and Eastern Europe Countries – China Transport Ministers’ Meeting (16+1) and a Business Conference. The events took place in Riga, Republic of Latvia, in the period 16 – 17 May 2016.

Within the frame of the Ministerial Meeting Deputy Minister Ginev made a presentation entitled “Bulgarian transport infrastructure. China and Central and Eastern Europe Countries connectivity.”


The modernization of the railway line from Plovdiv to the Greek and Turkish borders began more than 10 years ago and finally completes.


"Information Services" AD presented to the Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski a centralized system for issue and booking of tickets in real time. This happened during the official opening of the railway sections Dimitrovgrad - Simeonovgrad, Liubimets - Greek border and railway station Liubimets. The assignment is of "BDZ - Passenger Services" EOOD. The contract was awarded following a tender.


"Information Services" Plc signed a three-year contract for technological maintenance of the information and communications systems of the Ministry of Finance. The company will be responsible for maintenance and development of ICT systems of MF, "Customs" Agency and the National Revenue Agency.


According to information received by the Agency for Privatization and Post-Privatization Control there is currently no investment interest for privatization of "BDZ-Freight services" Ltd. This was announced by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski on a briefing today after a meeting with leaders of trade unions and the national railway carrier.


Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications was awarded for the active support of the National campaign "Easter for everyone" - "Give a holiday to grandparents." Deputy Minister of Transport , Information Technology and Communications – Anton Ginev, accepted a plaque from the Ombudsman of the Republic of Bulgaria – Maya Manolova, who is the patron of the initiative. This happened during the award ceremony of the participants in the campaign, which was held today at the Central Military Club in Sofia.


Top companies from IT and telecommunications sector are partners of the Ministry оf Transport, Information Technologies and Communications during the ICT Career Day that will be held on 17th May 2016 at the National Palace of Culture. The initiative is dedicate to the International Day of Telecommunications and Information Society.


On May 10, 2016 the Council of Ministers hosted the conference "Data inviting - a year later".

During the event  the progress of Bulgaria on the Open Data Platform ( was presented. Bulgaria's Open Data Portal where state institutions publish sets of statistics and data. 177 sets of data as public information available to be used for commercial and non-commercial purposes could be found on the portal.


"Information Services" AD made a profit amounting to over 4 million levs in the first quarter of 2016. The Company revenues from sales grew to 176 thousand levs, which is 5 % over the planned in the Business Plan for the same period. The increase was a result of new contracts and increased sales of electronic signatures by 40 % compared to the planned. Reported profit before taxation was 440 thousand levs, which is 7 times more than the envisaged in the Business Plan.


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