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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.

Minister Alexiev: The European Labor Authority to promote transparency of the requirements for posted workers
20.10.2021

One of the major challenges of the newly adopted Posted Workers Directive was that each country had different requirements. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev stated at a meeting with the Executive Director of the European Labor Authority (ELA) Cosmin Boiangiu. In this regard, Minister Alexiev requested assistance from ELA to provide transparent information available online for the specific requirements of each country.

Minister Hristo Alexiev together with his colleagues from the Republic of Albania and the Republic of North Macedonia signed a Memorandum on the construction of sustainable infrastructure along Corridor VIII
19.10.2021

Corridor VIII has great potential, but much more investments and work are needed to complete it. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev stated in the framework of the signing ceremony of the Memorandum on Cooperation in the construction of sustainable infrastructure along Corridor VIII. The document was signed by Minister Hristo Alexiev, Minister of Infrastructure and Energy of the Republic of Albania Belinda Balluku and Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of North Macedonia Blagoj Bochvarski.

Operation to unload the stranded cargo ship Vera SU in force
18.10.2021

The implementation of the approved salvage plan for the unloading activities of the trade ship Vera SU began today. According to it, the operation would take 3-4 days. A diving inspection of the area of the accident was carried out again and the ship was inspected for new breaches. All fallen objects and dangerous plastic materials have been removed from the hull of the vessel, and additional anchors have been placed for its better stabilization.

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