Within the term of office of the Caretaker Cabinet, projects for construction and modernization of railway infrastructure worth over BGN 1 billion have been launched. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the opening of the new academic year at Todor Kableshkov University of Transport.
In the framework of the official ceremony, Minister Todorov congratulated the students for the excellent choice to study in an interdisciplinary institution with proven traditions, professionalism and innovation. He said that the day was the start of their future successful realization.
Georgi Todorov noted that the State's efforts are yielding visible results for the successful integration on the map of the European railway network. "Tomorrow, this infrastructure will be managed by highly specialized experts capable of applying scientific knowledge and skills in the field of transport", the Minister said. He also expressed confidence that the long-standing cooperation between the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications and the University will continue.
At the event, Minister Georgi Todorov opened a training laboratory for high voltage technology and a new training hall, and checked a simulator for drivers. According to him, Todor Kableshkov University of Transport had a significant national social influence, uniting education, research and education in the spirit of modern national and European values.