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We have invested 70 mil. BGN for the rehabilitation of the 26 km long railway section from Skutare to Orizovo, stated Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Velik Zanchev during the ground breaking ceremony of the section. In his words, construction activities should finish by the beginning of 2019 and hence the trains could travel at speed between 130 and 160 km/h. He said that Belozem railway station will be also modernized within a year and a half.

The Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak  and the Rila Monastery decorate the latest postage stamp on "2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development". The validation stamp was affixed by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Dimitar Genovski and the Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova.

All database on existing and planned infrastructure will be gathered within an electronic platform based on geospatial data - "Single Information Point". The project is implemented by the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications (MTITC) and is financed under Operational Program on "Good Governance".

The Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications (MTITC) invites mayors from all over the country to attend the Informational day of the initiative of the Council and the European Parliament - WiFi4EU (free access to wireless internet). The purpose of the forum is to acquaint local government representatives with the opportunity to get funding for projects for free access to the World Wide Web. The European Commission will provide 100% of project cost and the beneficiaries will be provided with vouchers amounting to 20,000 EUR.

By constructing a railway link between Sofia and Skopje we open a new page in the relations between the two countries, stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications of the Republic of Bulgaria Ivaylo Moskovski during a meeting with the Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Macedonia Goran Sugareski, which was held today in Skopje.

Bulgaria will take part in the World Stamp Exhibition "Bandung 2017, Indonesia" with a special exhibit on "Old Watches". The validation stamp of the edition was placed by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Dimitar Genovski, the Ambassador of Indonesia to Bulgaria H.E. Mme Sri Astari Rasjid, the President of the Union of the Bulgarian Philatelists Spas Panchev and the CEO of “Bulgarian Posts” EAD Deyan Daneshki.

By 2020 Bulgaria will have 3 new specialized vessels for exploring the state of the Danube and a new dredger for critical sections, as made clear the meeting between Ivaylo Moskovski, Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, and Alexandru-Rӑzvan Cuc, Minister of Transport of Romania, which was held today in Sofia.

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski opened the first session of the Maritime Security Council.

The main purpose of the advisory council, chaired by Minister Moskovski, is to develop a security strategy for the Black Sea region. It includes representatives of all stakeholders responsible for safety in the Bulgarian sea ports.

The construction of Sofia metro has an extremely high added value not only to the ecology and economic development of the region, but also to the transport links between the residential areas and the movement of hundreds of thousands of people daily, said the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski during the groundbreaking ceremony of the second stage of construction of the third metro line.

We start talks with the Ministry of Economy to constuct an intermodal terminal in the Industrial Zone „Bozhurishte“, announced the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski at the conference on "Flexible European Budget and Financial Instruments in Support of the Construction Sector", organized by the Bulgarian Construction Chamber and “Stroitel” newspaper.

Bulgaria will work to provide radio spectrum for the latest generation 5G telecommunication connectivity, stated Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski during a discussion within the Informal Meeting of Ministers for Competitiveness and Telecommunications of the European Union. The forum is held today in Tallinn, Estonia. Ministers also signed a Joint Declaration under the motto "Making 5G a success for Europe".

A postcard dedicated to the 180th anniversary of Vassil Levski's birth is from today part of the rich philatelic series of the Apostle of Freedom. The validation seal was placed in Karlovo by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Angel Popov and by the Mayor of the Municipality Dr. Emil Kabaivanov.

The dynamic growth of e-commerce in recent years is a significant factor for the postal sector, that was stated by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Dimitar Genovski during the talks with representatives of the State Post Bureau of the People’s Republic of China. One of the main goals of the official visit of the representatives of the Chinese postal administration in Bulgaria is the development of cooperation in the exchange of postal items between the two countries.

The Bulgarians are at eight place by activity within use of the EU Portal “Your Europe” for 2016. The Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications is in charge of the Bulgarian information, which is provided to the pan-European website. Bulgaria received a positive assessment in the latest Bulletin on the Single Digital Market for 2016 for fulfilment of the national commitments on the Portal.

Pursuant to an order of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski, Directorate General Civil Aviation Administration (DG CAA) has started in the beginning of the week an overall inspection to the activity of Bulgaria Air Airline Company. The reason for the inspection has been the number of delayed flights of the Airline Company in the recent days as at present DG CAA has received over 100 complaints.

Bulgaria and Greece have agreed to extend the multimodal transport corridor between the two countries connecting the ports of Varna, Bourgas, Kavala and Alexandroupolis during a meeting between the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski and the Greek Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Christos Spirtzis.

Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Dimitar Genovski awarded the big prize in the category “Telecom” of the rank “ICT Top 100”. The event was organized by ICT media and Computerworld newspaper.

The introduction of common standards in the telecommunications of the Member States of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is being discussed. This is one of the topics of the ITU Committee meeting - Com-ITU, which takes place from 4 to 6 July 2017 in Sofia. The event is hosted by the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications. Experts from more than 25 member states, as well as representatives of the European Commission, international and regional organizations in the field of telecommunications and ICT participate in Com-ITU.

Citizens and companies requested more than 7000 Internet names in the „bg” (“бг“) domain. Over 1500 of them were subject to analysis of conformity with the registration criteria. The first 377 Internet sites in the “bg” (“бг“) domain are already available in the global network. Separately, the Public Council to the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski approved a list of reserved over 32 000 Internet names in Cyrillic of geographic, cultural sights and governmental institutions.

The Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications greeted all the persons employed in the aviation sector. The reason was the 70th Anniversary of the first flight of Bulgarian Civil Aviation. The flight was performed on Sofia-Burgas regular line. The 70th Anniversary event has taken place today at the premises of the state-owned enterprise Bulgarian Air Traffic Services Authority with the Bulgarian Airlines Association (BAA) as an organizer.