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In the presence of Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Anton Ginev was signed an Agreement between Sofia Airport and a Chinese company. The Bulgarian company will receive a software product - a system of human resource management in operating the aircraft. It took place during the visit of Deputy Minister Ginev in the cities of Shanghai and Zhengzhou in China in the period 2 - 6 March 2016.

A Bulgarian project of the Rousse Regional Library "Lyuben Karavelov" was nominated by the International Telecommunication Union for the prestigious awards for the Information Society WSIS 2016. The Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications announces each year the terms and the phases of the initiative.

If by Monday (February 29th, 2016) the Greek farmers do not lift permanently the blockade of the Bulgarian-Greek border, Bulgarian hauliers are adamant to begin a counter-blockade.  This was said by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski after today's meeting with Bulgarian hauliers in which participated also the Minister of Foreign Affairs Daniel Mitov and representatives of the Bulgarian hauliers.

Project proposals submitted in the "Transport" sector in the second call under the Connecting Europe Facility (Cohesion package) are of total value of 430 mln. Euros. Seven are the projects submitted by SE "National Railway Infrastructure Company " (NRIC), SE "Port Infrastructure" and SE "Air Traffic Service Authority".

Investments from China shall significantly contribute to economic growth in the Black sea region. This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski today in Bourgas, where he pays a visit together with the Deputy Chairman of the National Development and Reform Committee of China Ning Jizhe and the accompanying governmental Chinese delegation. They visited Port complex Bourgas and the adjacent  ports – Bourgas-East, Port Natigation Maritime Bulgare and Bulgaria-West.

The phased lifting of the counter blockade imposed by the Bulgarian carriers as a countermeasure against the continuing for weeks closing of border crossing points by protesting Greek farmers has begun. This was announced by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Ivaylo Moskovski today in Burgas. According to him, his call is a sign of humanity to these 7-8000 people who distress all week.

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski said that he firmly stands behind the actions of the Bulgarian hauliers protesting at the border with Greece. He expressed his indignation of the fact that the Greek authorities and the protesting farmers do not respect the daily schedule, negotiated on February 9, 2016, to pass heavy vehicles through the “Kulata” crossing-border point. The requests of the Bulgarian hauliers are for entire opening of borders or at least to be respected the schedule.

By order of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski MTITC will render immediate assistance to the Bulgarian hauliers demanding compensation from Greece because of the blocked border.

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski received the assurances of the Greek authorities that the agreed daily passing of heavy vehicles across the “Kulata” crossing border point from 11:00 to 16:00 is respected. He monitors the situation at the Bulgarian-Greek border and is in constant contact with the governor of Blagoevgrad Bisser Mihaylov, as well as with representatives of the Greek state.

The company "Imena.bg" was approved by an expert committee established to the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski. Thus, the organization receives support from the Internet community in Bulgaria to create and administrate  a registry of Top Level  domain in Cyrillic ".бг".

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski  negotiated with the Bulgarian hauliers the lifting of the blockade at the “Kulata” crossing-border point. The border will remain open until the crossing of all vehicles after which passing will be implemented according the daily timetable from 11:00 to 16:00.

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski asked the Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc for assistance regarding the situation at the Bulgarian-Greek border. Through the official letter sent today, Minister Ivaylo Moskovski expressed the serious concern of the Bulgarian side in relation to the long retention of Bulgarian heavy vehicles at the border crossing-points between Bulgaria and Greece.

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, Ivaylo Moskovski held a meeting today with the Deputy Prefect of the Central Macedonia Region for Serres, Greece, Yanis Moisyadis.

The increase of the annual quota of permits for road transportation of goods to Georgia will be agreed upon in a few months. This was decided by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski and the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia Dimitry Kumsishvili during the Session of the Joint Intergovernmental Bulgarian-Georgian Committee on trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation. The meeting took place on 2 and 3 February 2016 in Tbilisi, Georgia.

I relation to the situation at the Bulgarian-Greek border in the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications was held a meeting between the leadership of the institution and the Ambassador of Greece Dimosthenis Stoidis.

Just within a year over 100 million levs have been invested in the "Transport" sector in the region of Bourgas. That was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski during the inspection of the renovated railway station in the city. The inspection was attended by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Mayor of Burgas Dimitar Nikolov, Director General of National Company "Railway Infrastructure" Milcho Lambrev.

The twenty-fifth edition of the International Festival of Masquerade Games "Surva" is the theme of the most recent postal philatelic edition. The issuing stamp was put at a ceremony in the Palace of Culture in Pernik by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Valery Borissov, the mayor of the city Dr. Vyara Tserovska, the Executive Director of "Bulgarian Posts" Deyan Daneshki and the project artist Lyudmil Vesselinov.

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski and the Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori signed today in Dubai a new Agreement on Air Transport.

The adoption of the regulation on passengers’ rights and safety rules regarding the use of unmanned aircraft (drones) should be considered as a top priority. That said the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski during the World Summit on Aviation of the European Union, which takes place in Amsterdam today.

The project for the extension of the Sofia metro is one of the most complex projects in the new programming period of Operational Programme "Transport and Transport Infrastructure" 2014 - 2020, said today the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski during the presentation of the project on the construction of the third line of the underground railroad.