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Minister Jeliazkov: Railway rolling stock will be financed with European funds for the first time
25.02.2021

Rolling stock for BDZ will be financed with European funds for the first time under the Recovery and Resilience Facility of the European Union, stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during an online discussion on "Railway transport development prospects in Bulgaria”.

Министър Желязков: За месец изградихме основните модули на здравно-информационна система
16.02.2021

The pandemic can be also seen as an opportunity, not just as a problem - an example is that in a month have been created the main modules of a health information system, which has been discussed for years and which gives us a completely different approach to the health system. Stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during an international video conference forum organized by the world economic edition The Economist.

Bulgarian seafarer received a world award for heroism
17.12.2020

The Bulgarian seafarer Eduard Tavityan received the annual award of the International Maritime Organization for outstanding courage. He was nominated by the Bulgarian government in connection with his remarkable dedication and professionalism in saving lives.

On October 9, 2019, Eduard Tavityan, an engineer on board a ferry, threw himself into the stormy waters of the ocean to rescue a passenger who fell overboard.

Sea rescue is one of the most valiant human deeds, according to the motives of the international organization for awarding the prize.

Росен Желязков откри участък от третата линия на метрото
26.08.2020

The third stage of the metro provides connectivity from the airport to the stations and bus stations, which will allow a very fast spillover of passenger flows between different modes of transport. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov, who together with the Mayor of Sofia Yordanka Fandakova and the Director of the Sofia Metro Stoyan Bratoev, inaugurated a section of the third line of the metro.

Министър Желязков даде старт на реконструкцията на гаровия комплекс в Стара Загора
28.07.2020

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov launched the reconstruction of the railway station complex at Stara Zagora . The term for the implementation of the activities is 24 months.

Росен Желязковоткри жп участък Скутаре-Оризово
28.07.2020

The modernization of Plovdiv – Bourgas railway line faces us with the challenges of the new digital world where human mistakes will be reduced to zero and the main goal will be the satisfaction of the travelling not the speed of the travel, stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during the opening today in Belozem of the rail section Skutare – Orizovo. It is part of the “Plovdiv – Bourgas” project.

23.07.2020

Modernization of Plovdiv railway junction will enable the completion by 2024 of the railway to Bourgas, along which trains to the sea will operate at 160 km/h and will pass without conflict through Plovdiv at 130 km/h. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov at the signing today of a contract between the National Railway Infrastructure Company and the contractor of the modernization Geostroy Lantania.

Подписан е концесионният договор за летище София
22.07.2020

The signing of Sofia Airport Concession Agreement is an indicator of the sustainable development of Bulgaria, Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov said. The concession agreement was signed today at Sofia Airport in the presence of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, the Ambassadors of Austria Andrea Wicke and France Florence Rоbinе, as well as the chargé d'affaires of the German Embassy York Schuegraf.

15.03.2020

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov presented the measures taken in the transport sector in connection with the state of emergency.

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27.12.2019

The National Assembly adopted some of the laws so important for the Transport, Information Technology and Communications Sectors that allow for better regulation of public relations and better law enforcement. This was stated by Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during a report on the activities of MTITC before the beginning of the Council of Ministers meeting today.

15.11.2019

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov and his Greek counterpart Konstantin Karamanlis have declared mutual interest in the continuation of the project for the creation of the Thessaloniki-Kavala-Alexandroupolis-Burgas-Varna-Rousse railway corridor. The two ministers participate in the Fourth Summit in Thessaloniki. The forum brings together representatives of governments and industry from the region and the world.

29.10.2019

The state recommends the logistics sector with the construction of modern transport infrastructure and the development of fifth generation mobile networks. This implies that the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova opens the Logistics Conference in 2019. The organizers of the forum with the Bulgarian Transport Press and Logistics Magazine.

10.10.2019

The impact analysis of the Mobility Package I confirmed our concerns about the negative impact on the transport sector and the environment. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Rossen Jeliazkov, in the frames of the presentation of the market research and the impact assessment of the current version of the Mobility Package I on the Bulgarian international freight transport by land.

04.10.2019

Well-trained and highly qualified staff will be sought for the construction of infrastructure in the Western Balkans. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Rossen Jeliazkov, to undergraduate students, PhD students and teachers from the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy. He inaugurated a new laboratory at Roads and Transportation Facilities Department for tests related to the design, construction and maintenance of transport infrastructure.

01.10.2019

More than € 20 billion is needed to modernize the main Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) across the six countries in the Western Balkans. This was announced by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov at a regional roundtable in Podgorica, Montenegro. He added that these impressive investments were unbearable for the budgets of the individual countries, and he expressed his belief that the European Union would continue to support the construction of infrastructure in the Balkan region.

27.06.2019

We are consistent in implementing the transport and digital connectivity policies with our neighboring countries. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Rossen Jeliazkov in Plovdiv during an Economic Forum. In his words, the most important condition for achieving better connectivity is the efficient maintenance, modernization and infrastructure development.

17.06.2019

International road transport between Bulgaria and Montenegro is being liberalized. This was announced by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Rosen Jeliazkov, after signing a treaty with the Montenegrin Minister of Transport and Maritime Affairs Osman Nurkovic today. The document is the first in the field of transport between the two countries, the Bulgarian Minister added.

14.06.2019

With its active role as organizer of international initiatives, Bulgaria has won the privilege to host one of the most significant events for Europe in 2020 - the Regional Cyber ​​Security Forum. This was announced by the Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov to the participants in the World Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors of the World Federation of Consuls held in Sofia. According to him, the upcoming event strengthens the image of our country as being strongly committed to building a sustainable cybernetic environment.

"Bulgaria is working to create a cybersecurity ecosystem and develop a holistic vision. This approach will foster trust between businesses and citizens and can cope with fragmentation between countries and regions, "the minister said.

Minister Rossen Jeliazkov predicts that by 2020 the number of connected devices will reach tens of billions. "Our goal is to encourage the use of digital services to overcome the digital divide. At the same time, cyber security is critical because modern systems can be seriously affected by incidents such as technical malfunctions and viruses, "he said.

Minister Jeliazkov reminded that the state has made significant investments in modern optical infrastructure. Over 7,000 km of backbone network is used by the state administration to provide secure and innovative electronic services. The goal is that by 2025 all schools, transport centers and major public service providers, as well as digitally-intensive businesses, will be able to use the Internet at a rate of one GB per second. In addition, all households should have access to networks that provide a speed of at least 100 Mbps. Main roads and railways must have continuous 5G wireless broadband coverage, starting with providing this service in at least one major city in any EU member state by 2020.

In front of the participants, Minister Rossen Jeliazkov presented the priorities in the transport infrastructure in Bulgaria. He stressed that our country works with neighboring countries in the implementation of a number of infrastructure projects, which is in line with the development of the Trans-European Transport Network.

 

19.04.2019

The Bulgarian and Iranian aviation authorities will negotiate an amendment to the current air transport agreement and the future direct line between the two countries. This is one of the results of the Intergovernmental Bulgarian-Iranian Commission on Economic, Scientific, Trade and Technical Cooperation, held on 18 and 19 April in Sofia, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov announced during the closing session. He pointed out that a meeting of the Joint Committee on International Road Transport was held within the session.

12.03.2019

Bulgaria has the ambition to become a supercomputer center in Eastern Europe and can be a partner of Armenia in high-speed connectivity projects. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov at a meeting with his Armenian counterpart, Hakob Arshakyan. The conversation is part of the program of the eighth meeting of the Bulgarian-Armenian intergovernmental commission for economic and scientific-technical cooperation in Yerevan, which is headed by Minister Jeliazkov.

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