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Deputy Minister Christina Velinova participated in the adoption of Ministerial Declaration for the recovery of aviation
22.10.2021

Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Christina Velinova headed the Bulgarian delegation to a High-Level Conference organized by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The forum dedicated to the recovery of the aviation sector came to an end today with the adoption of the Ministerial Declaration.

Minister Alexiev assumed the Chairmanship of the Intergovernmental Commission TRACECA on behalf of the Bulgarian side
21.10.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev assumed the Chairmanship of the Intergovernmental Commission TRACECA for the next mandate. The Bulgarian Minister participated in the 15th meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission for Development of the International Transport Corridor Europe-the Caucasus-Asia.

Minister Alexiev: The important thing is that the cargo of Vera Su be safely unloaded, the ship is stabilized
03.10.2021

It is important that the cargo of the ship Vera Su stranded near the area of Yailata be safely unloaded, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev said at a briefing of the National Crisis Group. Prior to that, the General Director of Emergency and Rescue Activity DG in the Maritime Administration - Varna Rumen Nikolov informed that the vessel was stabilized and was in a horizontal position.

Minister Alexiev: I will not let the stranded ship be used for sabotage of the State by lobbyists and politicians
29.09.2021

I will not allow the case of the stranded ship near Kamen Bryag to be used for sabotage of the State by pre-election party interests, lobbyists and representatives of the administration. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev stated at a briefing today. He announced that he had issued an order for the release of the Executive Director of the Maritime Administration Executive Agency, Captain Zhivko Petrov. The main reason was an uncoordinated deviation from the pre-approved load release technology.

The release of Vera SU ship is technically secured
27.09.2021

The operation to release the stranded cargo ship Vera SU is technically secured. Pursuant to an order of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev, the logistics plan is in force and is strictly implemented. The stranded cargo ship Vera SU was fortified with the spare anchors delivered this morning. The aim is to avoid possible displacement of the vessel in case of worsening weather conditions.

Minister Hristo Alexiev: We will find a fair mechanism for allocating aid to the aviation sector
21.09.2021

United and together, we will find a fair, non-discriminatory and adequate mechanism for allocating aid to the aviation sector. This is the conclusion of the meeting of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev and the representatives of the branch organizations from the aviation industry.

Hristo Alexiev put his first signature as Minister for the Connecting Europe Express Initiative
16.09.2021

Hristo Alexiev put his first signature as Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications at the commemoration of the Connecting Europe Express Initiative. The act took place at a ceremony to send the train passing through Bulgaria on the occasion of the European Year of Rail.

"Currently, railway projects worth BGN 3 billion are being implemented with European funding," Hristo Alexiev said in his speech to the representatives of the European Commission.

Hristo Alexiev took over the management of MTITC from Georgi Todorov
16.09.2021

Accelerating the implementation of projects for railways, roads, and digital highways is one of my main tasks. This was stated by the new Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev at the acceptance of the management of the Ministry by Georgi Todorov.

Minister Georgi Todorov called on the EC for assistance given the heavy traffic for road carriers at border crossing points
31.08.2021

Heavy traffic for passenger and freight road carriers at some intra-EU border crossing points impedes cross-border traffic between Bulgaria and Romania. This is what a letter sent by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov to the European Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean reads.

Centralized system will control the run of trains on the section with 16 railway stations from Svetovrachane to Sopot
29.08.2021

A centralized dispatch system will control in real time the run of trains on the 138-kilometer section from Svetovrachane to Sopot. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov inspected the system implementation process. It is located in the Unified Center for Train Traffic Management at Sofia Railway Station. BGN 9,855,361 without VAT have been allocated for its implementation, and the deadline for implementation is July 2022.

Georgi Todorov: We are investing BGN 185 million to improve safety along the railway line from Plovdiv to Burgas
28.08.2021

With the construction of modern management and security systems on the railway line from Plovdiv to Burgas we significantly increase the safety of railway transport in the area. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the visit of Railway Traffic Management Center in Plovdiv.

First 70 meters of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel in our country dug
24.08.2021

The first 70 meters of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel ever built in Bulgaria have already been dug. It is 7 km long and is a component of the large-scale Elin Pelin-Kostenets Railway Project, whose implementation started a little over a month ago.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bulgaria supports the idea of designating seafarers as key workers
25.06.2021

I supported the idea of Bulgaria's accession to the UN resolution, according to which "seafarers and other marine personnel" will be designated as key workers, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov said at the opening of the International Maritime Forum in Burgas today. "At the end of May, I sent a letter to the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on the accession of our country to the joint resolution.

Georgi Todorov: We established new work organization to the inspectors of Road Transport Administration Executive Agency
18.06.2021

Since the beginning of June, there is new work organization to the inspectors Road Transport Administration Executive Agency. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov announced at the start of the non-scheduled inspections of the Road Transport Administration Executive Agency for control of passenger and cargo transportation.

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.

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.

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