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Deputy Minister Alexander Pulev: We have set strong development of railway transport as an ecological alternative
14.12.2021

For the last 30 years there has been an increase in harmful emissions by 52 percent, the main reason being road transport. This is what the Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications Alexander Pulev stated in the framework of a discussion panel "Plan for Sustainability, Energy and the European Green Deal" within the Webit Forum in Sofia Tech Park.

Nikolay Sabev took over the management of the MTC from Hristo Alexiev
13.12.2021

We are here to speed up the economic development in the field of transport and reduce the time  needed to transport passengers and goods. This is what the newly appointed Minister of Transport and Communications Nikolay Sabev announced upon receiving the management of the institution by the recent Minister Hristo Alexiev.

Minister Hristo Alexiev: I sent the two audit reports for repair of trains and wagons of BDZ to the Prosecutor's Office
10.12.2021

I sent the two audit reports on BDZ's contracts for the repair of multiple-unit trains and wagons with Alstom and the Dryanovo plant to the Prosecutor's Office. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev stated after conducting an inspection at the Sofia Locomotive Depot.

Deputy Minister Christina Velinova participated in the Meeting of the EU Transport Council
09.12.2021

EU Ministers responsible for Transport met on 9 December 2021 in Brussels. The Bulgarian delegation was headed by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Christina Velinova. The agenda of the meeting included a review of the Fit for 55 Package, regulations on sustainable air transport (ReFuelEU Aviation Regulations), the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure and the use of renewable and low-carbon fuels in maritime transport (FuelEU Maritime).

Access to connectivity and digital health services are key to successful digital transformation
03.12.2021

We must work to ensure universal access to the Internet, respect for fundamental human rights and child online protection. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Alexander Poulev during his participation in the Council of Ministers, "Telecommunications" format. The forum took place today in Brussels.

Minister Hristo Alexiev met with representatives of the Technical University of Varna
01.12.2021

A procedure for design and construction of a Bulgarian specialized search and rescue ship has been launched. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev stated in the framework of a meeting with Veselin Milanov, Assistant Rector of the Technical University of Varna and Capt. Andrey Stanev, an expert in marine technology at the Technical University and captain of the rescue tugboat of BMF-Varna, which participated in the rescue operation of Vera Su.

Anniversary of the restoration of the Supreme Administrative Court is the subject of a postage stamp
01.12.2021

The Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Alexander Pulev and the Chairman of the Supreme Administrative Court Georgi Cholakov launched a postage stamp dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the restoration of the judicial institution.

Meeting of the OPTTI Monitoring Committee 2014-2020
26.11.2021

We are entering the last two years of the implementation of the Programming Period 2014 - 2020, during which 50% of the Program budget or about BGN 2 billion must be utilized. This was stated by the Head of the Managing Authority of OP "Transport and Transport Infrastructure" 2014-2020 Eng. Galina Vasileva during the meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Program, which took place in the period 25-26 November. She added that currently 87% of the Program's budget, amounting to BGN 3.122 billion, has been agreed.

Minister Hristo Alexiev and his Serbian counterpart Tomislav Momirovic agreed upon building intermodal hub on border between the two countries
25.11.2021

An intermodal hub will be built on the border between Bulgaria and Serbia. This was agreed by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev and the Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Momirovic during a meeting today in Dimitrovgrad, Serbia.

Hristo Alexiev: I have fulfilled another commitment to the road transport industry
17.11.2021

All the commitments I made to the road transport industry will be fulfilled. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev.

Competitions for the selection of members of the management bodies of some public enterprises within the system of MTITC under new transparent rules have been announced
16.11.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev issued an order announcing transparent competitions for the selection of members of the management and control bodies of some of the public enterprises within MTITC

Competitions have been announced for the selection of:

Minister Alexiev: report of the The European Commission acknowledges that Bulgaria contributes to the implementation of EU goals in e-health services
12.11.2021

The European Commission's Annual Progress Report on the Digital Economy and Society acknowledges Bulgaria's contribution in implementation the EU's pan-European goals in the field of eHealth. This was commented by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev on the occasion of the published document. He said that according to the report, Bulgaria is one of the first countries in the European Union to introduce a digital green certificate.

Sofia Directorate of Interior, Road Transport Administration and NRA conducted a joint operation against illegal passenger transport
10.11.2021

Officials of Economic Police – Sofia Directorate of Interior, Road Transport Administration Regional Directorate and the National Revenue Agency (NRA) conducted a joint operation against the illegal transportation of passengers on the territory of Sofia Municipality.

Minister Alexiev: We are presenting claims for BGN 2 million to the insurers of the ship Vera Su
04.11.2021

The Bulgarian state has incurred expenses in the amount of BGN 2 million for the operation to salvage the cargo ship Vera Su and this amount will be presented to the insurers of the vessel next week. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev said to journalists in Varna.

More than 2 million COVID certificates have been downloaded
30.10.2021

The total number of COVID certificates downloaded through the National Health Information System exceeded 2 million. Only for the last 10 days, when the new anti-epidemic measures were introduced, the users have downloaded more than 1.05 million documents, which is 52% of the total number of certificates. The certificate generation system was put into operation on June 1, 2021.

MTITC announced a competition for election of two members to the Board of Directors of Plovdiv Airport EAD
28.10.2021

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications announced a competition for the election of two members – representatives of the State in the Board of Directors of Plovdiv Airport EAD.

Minister Alexiev: When the State acts adequately, plans properly and relies on its people, it can rise from the bottom
26.10.2021

When the State acts adequately, plans properly and relies on its people, it can push itself off the bottom. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev stated at a briefing on the occasion of the successful operation to release the cargo ship "Vera Su" from the Yailata area.

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.

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