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The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski handed over the annual awards of the Bulgarian Construction Chamber in the category "Significant constructors in transport infrastructure." The ceremony took place within the traditional ball on the Day of the constructor - October 26.

The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology organized an information day for the "Telecommunications" sector under the Connecting Europe Facility.

There are four open calls under Work Programme 2016, the deadline for submission of proposals is December 15, 2016. The topics include Cyber Security, eInvoicing, Automated Translation and access to the digital resources of the European cultural heritage (Europeana).

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski attended the celebrations on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the commissioning of the railway line Varna-Rousse. The celebration dedicated to the first railway line in Bulgaria was marked today with an attraction journey. The jubilee composition was pulled by a steam locomotive 03.12 and was constituted also by a wagon from the royal composition of Tsar Boris III - "Corona Express."

Under the chairmanship of Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Valery Borissov and Deputy Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation Rashid Ismailov in Sofia was held the Eighth Meeting of the Standing Bulgarian-Russian Working Group "Information Society and ICT".

The European Union Agency for Railways will certify our experts in the field of investigation of accidents in rail transport. In the period 17 - 20 October in the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications will be carried out a training and certification of experts from Bulgaria, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey.

Opportunities for cooperation in the training of air traffic controllers and employees of the aviation administration of Bulgaria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) discussed the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski and the Minister of Economy of the Emirates Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri. Minister Mansouri is paying a visit to Bulgaria upon the invitation of Minister Ivaylo Moskovski.

Experts from the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, the Communications Regulation Commission and representatives of the telecommunications business started elaboration of the national position on the proposals of the European Commission to reform the electronic communications.

Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications Valery Borissov hosted the meeting to form a position on the new draft legislative package on connectivity within the EU.

"Information Services" AD signed an agreement with the Central Election Commission (CEC) on computer processing of the results of the election for president and vice president and the national referendum.

Bulgaria was re-elected for a second consecutive term in the managing body of the Universal Postal Union – the Council of Administration, for the period 2016 – 2020. On the eve of the World Post Day - October 9, this is high praise for the Bulgarian administration, commented the Minister of Transport, Information technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski. Bulgaria's reelection happened during the 26th Congress of the Universal Postal Union, which was held from September 20 to October 7, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Posts are a significant part of digital economy, not only as a participant in e-commerce, but also as places for access to electronic administrative services and the Internet,  said Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Valery Borissov to the participants in the Ministerial Conference, which is organized by the Universal Postal Union in Istanbul, Turkey. Deputy Minister Valery Borissov was a speaker in the session "Unlocking the Potential of the Post in a Digital Economy ".

Experts from the European Commission met today with representatives of the administrations and the business, to provide guidance for apply the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems in the national legislations of the countries of the European Union. The event was hosted the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications.

Taxi drivers will obtain renewed certificates without passing an exam. This was agreed upon today by Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski and representatives of the taxi industry. 

The new package to reform the rules of the European Union (EU) in the field of electronic communications was presented by the European Commission on September 14, 2016. It is a set of initiatives and legislative proposals to implement the Strategy for Digital Single Market, which envisage ambitious reform of rules on electronic communications, new initiatives for Internet connectivity and improving European competitiveness.

All school buses and companies engaged in transportation of children and pupils have been inspected before the beginning of the school year, stated the Executive Director of Executive Agency "Road Transport Administration" Krassimir Kalaidjiev today, during an inspection of school buses in the capital. This is part of the security measures and prevention in school transportation undertaken by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski.

Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Valery Borissov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hristo Angelichin and the Ambassador of the State of Israel Irit Lillian validated a postage stamp. This is the first joint postal-philatelic edition between the two countries.

The concession is the best solution for long-term development and competitiveness of the Bulgarian airports. This was stated by Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski, during today's official opening in Sofia at the international conference "European and American partnership on aviation business and investment."

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski and Minister of Infrastructure of the Republic of Kosovo Lutfi Zharku have signed an agreement for road transport. The document will regulates the conditions for road transport of passengers and goods between Bulgaria and Kosovo, as well as transit traffic through the territories of both countries.

Legislative amendments proposing the division of the bus stations into three different categories are developed by order of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Mr. Ivaylo Moskovski. This decision was reached as a result of a several months long discussions between experts and branch representatives for development of a new system, ensuring the provision of quality bus station services for citizens and carriers.

Bulgarian institutions and companies can participate in the sixth edition of the International Telecommunication Union - Awards Forum on Information Society 2017. On September 5 it was announced early submission of proposals. The competition is divided into 18 categories, including e-governance, communication infrastructure, access to knowledge and information, e-commerce and e-education.

We are working hard on the modernization of the railway direction from Serbia to Burgas, as well as on the railway branches to Greece and Turkey. This was stated today by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski in Plovdiv at the opening of an international conference on logistics and combined transport in Southeast Europe. He added that by the end of this year the railway from September to Svilengrad, on which passenger trains will run at speed up to 160 km / h and freight trains at speed up to 120 km / h.