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09.12.2017

The Bulgarian Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski and the Serbian Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajić signed a Memorandum on the reduction of international roaming tariffs between the two countries. The document was endorsed in the presence of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose, within the framework of the four-state co-operation council held today in Belgrade.

07.12.2017

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications (MTITC) has expressed support for the involvement of more settlements, regardless of their size, into the Wi-Fi free access initiative WiFi4EU. Thus, over 5000 Bulgarian towns and villages with no free access to a public Internet network, will be able to apply for funding to the European Commission.

07.12.2017

Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Angel Popov and the President of the World Road Transport Organization (IRU) Christian Labrot jointly opened a new office in Brussels.

06.12.2017

The priorities and the draft program of the Bulgarian Presidency in the transport sector were presented to the transport ministers of the European Union during the EU Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council - format „Transport”, which was held yesterday in Brussels, at which Ivaylo Moskovski, Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, took over the presidency of the sector from Estonia.

04.12.2017

For the data security is important how the data is stored, not where. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Ivaylo Moskovski stated this during the Council of Ministers for Telecommunications. The Minister emphasized that the combination of modern means and good practices in cybersecurity is the key to secure storage and processing of data, not the localization. It is important to benefit by the positive practices at European and national level as this would ensure good cooperation and significantly reduce the administrative and financial burden, he added.

30.11.2017

We are going to work together with the Ministry of Transport of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on preparing cooperation agreements in the field of air and maritime transport. This was announced by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Ivaylo Moskovski after his meeting with the Minister of Transport of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Nabil bin Mohammed Al-Amoudi. Ivaylo Moskovski is in the Kingdom as part of the official delegation headed by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov.

28.11.2017

The Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Dimitar Genovski, along with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Georg Georgiev, the Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, the Ambassador of the USA, Eric Rubin and the Ambassador of Spain, Javier Perez-Griffo validated a postage stamp. It is dedicated to the Spanish diplomat Julio Palencia (1884-1952), who saved hundreds of Jews during the Holocaust.

26.11.2017

Sixty-three percent of the total budget of the OP “Transport and Transport Infrastructure” 2014-2020 or EUR 1.2 billion have been agreed. This was stated by the Head of the Managing Authority of the Program, Galina Vassileva, during the eighth meeting of the OPTTI Monitoring Committee. She also said that within half a year, 15% of the program had been negotiated, which was a great advance. The value of the contracts concluded with the contractors is EUR 730 million or 39% of the OPTTI budget. The funds paid to the contractors are EUR 284 million, Vassileva added.

25.11.2017

According to a ranking of the European Commission, the Sofia Metro is in the top 10 of the most successful infrastructure projects funded by the EU structural funds. This was announced today during an inspection of the construction works of the metro station, which is being built on Bulgaria Blvd. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski, the Mayor of Sofia Municipality Yordanka Fandakova and the Executive Director of „Metropolitan“ EAD Stoyan Bratoev did the inspection.

24.11.2017

Bulgaria will receive 50 additional single permits from Turkey for transportation of goods to/from a third country to the quota for 2017. This was agreed by the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Anguel Popov and the Deputy Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communications of Turkey, Shaban Atlas, during a meeting in Ankara. Deputy Minister Anguel Popov expressed his gratitude to his Turkish counterpart for the good cooperation between the two countries in the field of road transport.

23.11.2017

Roaming prices between Bulgaria and Macedonia will be reduced. This became possible after today’s signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Ministry of Information Society and Administration of the Republic of Macedonia on reduction of international roaming tariffs for telecommunication services.

22.11.2017

We are considering measures to change the driver training methodology and the use a differentiated approach of determination of the continuation of the driving lessons. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Anguel Popov during the official ceremony of the Annual Awards for Contribution to Road Safety, during which he awarded the program "People, Roads, Cars" of the Bulgarian National Radio with the Media Section prize.

22.11.2017

The Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Dimitar Genovski, The Honorary Chairman of the Union of Philatelists in Bulgaria Simeon Saxe-Coburg Gotha and the Mayor of Pleven Georg Spartanski validated two post-philatelic publications. They are issued in celebration of 140th anniversary since the Pleven Epopee, 40 years since the establishment of the Pleven Panorama and 110 years since the establishment of the Military History Museum.

15.11.2017

We thank the European Commission for supporting the initiative of the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications to organize a Ministerial Summit during the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, stated Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Angel Popov during today's meeting with the Deputy Director-General of DG for Mobility and Transport in EC Matthew Baldwin.

10.11.2017

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications will work as a priority for the successful implementation of the reform of the regulatory framework for electronic communications, Deputy Minister Dimitar Genovski said during the Bulgarian Association of Cable Communication Operators (ВАССО) Annual Conference 2017 "Time for Opportunities", which was held today in Sofia Event center.

10.11.2017

Bulgaria and Cyprus will sign a Memorandum of Cooperation between the maritime administrations of both countries. This was discussed today at a meeting between the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski and the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Marios Demetriades. The document is expected to be signed at the end of November.

09.11.2017

The European Commission approved the project on the construction of 40 km of “Struma” Motorway in the sections Blagoevgrad - Krupnik, Kresna - Sandanski and the tunnel of “Zheleznitsa”. The total amount of the funds allocated by the EU Cohesion Fund is 628 million BGN. National co-funding amounts to 111 million BGN.

03.11.2017

We support all efforts to set up a Bulgarian Automobile Chamber, which will include all carriers. This was announced by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Ivaylo Moskovski during a public presentation of the draft Law on the Bulgarian Automobile Chamber. In his words, the Ministry has expressed its position that for the road transport development is good to have a single entity to be responsible for the policies being implemented by the industry.

02.11.2017

Bulgaria is preparing a Memorandum on Roaming Tariffs Reduction with the governments of the Western Balkan countries. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Ivaylo Moskovski during the opening of the conference "Logistics Horizons 2025". Moskovski emphasized that one of the main aims during the Bulgarian Presidency will be the accession of the countries of the Western Balkans to the European Union.

02.11.2017

Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Dimitar Genovski and the chairman of the Communications Regulation Commission Veselin Bozhkov validated a postage stamp on 20 years since the establishment of the independent regulator.

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