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Georgi Todorov: Restrictions on road transport have serious consequences for the EU
10.06.2021

The suspension or restriction of road transport has serious consequences on the economy and the quality of life in all EU Member States, as stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov in Plovdiv during the opening of the automobile exhibition - TRUCK EXPO 2021.

Minister Todorov: We will work for sustainable mobility of people and transport connectivity of all participants in the Three Seas Initiative
08.06.2021

The Three Seas Initiative is an opportunity for synergy that will further contribute to the acceleration and sustainable development of the connectivity and joint economic development of the participating countries. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated in the framework of a Session on Innovation and Connectivity, which was part of the Three Seas Initiative Conference on Unity, Innovation and Connectivity.

Deputy Minister Andreeva participated in a Ministerial Meeting on a Blue Agenda in the Green Deal
08.06.2021

An Integrated Maritime Policy is a key factor in the recovery of the European economy after the pandemic. This is what the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva stated at the framework of a Ministerial Conference on a Blue Agenda in the Green Deal.  The event took place today in Lisbon, Portugal, on the occasion of June 8 –  World Oceans Day.

The preparation of the thematic plan for postage stamps in 2022 begins.
08.06.2021

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications is starting the preparation of the Thematic Plan for issuing postage stamps in 2022. By August 31, 2021, proposals for marking events of public, national or global significance, as well as and round anniversaries and celebrations.

Minister Georgi Todorov: I will not allow a delay in the payment of pensions in Vidin.
06.06.2021

I will not allow a delay in the payment of pensions in Vidin and the schedules for receiving the funds will be met. The caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov commented in connection with the unsuccessful attempt for robbery of a post office in the city.

I have ordered an investigation of the case, added Minister Todorov.

Announcement about a Belarusian airline flight through the Bulgarian airspace
05.06.2021

In connection with false information provided in various media that the Bulgarian authorities have allowed, despite the sanctions, a Belarusian aircraft to fly through the Bulgarian airspace, we firmly state that at the time of the flight of the Belarusian airline Belavia, which passed through the Bulgarian airspace on June 2, 2021, there was no EU sanctioning act in force prohibiting flights of airlines from Belarus to fly to / from airports and to fly over the territories of the Member States.

Easing the rules for pan-European IT projects will support the digital transformation
04.06.2021

A clear and achievable framework for digital policies and principles is needed by 2030. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristina Velinova during a debate on the Digital Compass for 2030. The discussion took place within the Transport Council, telecommunications and energy ("Telecommunications" format), which takes place in Luxembourg.

Minister Georgi Todorov changed the management of the State Aviation Operator
04.06.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov appointed Major General Zlatko Zlatev as Director General of the State Aviation Operator.

Deputy Minister Christina Velinova: Bulgaria supports the main goals of the Single European Sky
03.06.2021

Bulgaria supports the main goals of the Single European Sky. This is what the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Christina Velinova stated in the framework of the meeting of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council of the European Union (Transport and Telecommunications),  which was being held on that day and on the following day in Luxembourg.

Deputy Minister Andreeva: With the new dredging equipment the Danube Agency will effectively perform its waterway maintenance tasks
03.06.2021

The newly built dredging equipment will enable the The Executive Agency for Exploration and Maintenance of the Danube River to efficiently and timely fulfill its obligations for maintenance of the waterway. This is what the Caretaker Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva stated during the christening ceremony of the new dredge. The godmother of the specialized vessel is the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Bulgaria, H.E. Bea ten Tusscher.

Georgi Todorov: I have ordered an audit of BDZ security contract
03.06.2021

I have ordered an audit of BDZ security contract. This is what the Caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated in a framework of a meeting with the President of the Union of Railway Workers in Bulgaria at The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) Petar Bunev, the President of the Union of Transport Trade Unions in Bulgaria Ekaterina Yordanova and the President of the National Railway Trade Union at Confederation of Labor "Podkrepa" Zorincho Yordanov.

Georgi Todorov: As long as I am a Minister, I will not allow EU funding loss for railway infrastructure
28.05.2021

As long as I am a Minister, I will not allow even one lev of European funding for railway infrastructure not to be allocated. This is what the Caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the start of the modernization of the Orizovo-Mihailovo railway section.

"I have instructed the Director General of the National Railway Infrastructure Company to report to me on a daily basis on the progress of each of the projects", the Minister added.

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.

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