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Bulgaria and Georgia with a common vision for the development of economic relations between the two countries
13.01.2022

Bulgaria and Georgia have a common vision for the development of economic relations between the two countries, as it was pointed out during a meeting between the Minister of Transport and Communications Nikolay Sabev and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia H.E. Tamuna Liluashvili.

Ministry of Transport and Communications and the Ombudsman will work together in the interests of civil society
10.01.2022

The role of the Public Defender is very important for the Ministry of Transport and Communications, because the two institutions can work together to make citizens been heard and to have a strong civil society. This is what the Minister of Transport and Communications Nikolay Sabev stated at a meeting today with the Ombudsman Diana Kovacheva. The reason for the talks was the opinion of the Public Defender on the effectiveness of car eco-stickers.

Water transport development will be based on smart, sustainable and comprehensive growth
07.01.2022

Plans for the development of water transport are based on smart, sustainable and comprehensive growth, at a fundamentally new level, meeting the new political, economic and social goals. This is what the Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications Vladimir Varbanov said at the ceremony marking the 141st Anniversary of the establishment of the Naval Academy "N. Y. Vaptsarov".

Bulgaria has well-educated maritime personnel and together we will work for the rise of the country’s maritime industry
14.12.2021

Purposeful state policy and investment in maritime education are needed. This is what the Minister of Transport and Communications Nikolay Sabev said at a meeting in the National Assembly with representatives of the maritime industry.

The participants in the dialogue pointed out that there was little interest in certain extremely important specialties in maritime transport. Therefore, the capacity of retired captains and professionals who could contribute with their experience and knowledge would be used.

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.

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.

Hristo Alexiev: The Turkish shipowner aims at sinking the ship Vera SU
10.10.2021

Today, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev held a series of meetings at the Maritime Administration - Varna in connection with resolving the situation around the trade ship Vera SU. The Minister met with representatives of the salvage company, the ship's insurer and the cargo insurer.

No change in circumstances around the cargo ship Vera SU
09.10.2021

Due to the weather conditions, there is no change in the circumstances around the cargo ship Vera SU. The big waves today give the impression that the vessel is displaced. A representative of Maritime Administration Executive Agency is on site and monitors the condition of the ship, not reporting a change.

Hristo Alexiev: Bulgarian captain and crew board the ship Vera Su
06.10.2021

A Bulgarian captain and crew should board the ship Vera Su in order to control the situation and prevent diversion. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev ordered after the evacuation of the crew of the ship announced earlier today.

Hristo Alexiev: Preliminary preparations for evacuation of the crew of VERA SU made
01.10.2021

Last night, all of the settings were made for the evacuation of the crew of the stranded ship VERA SU in the area of Yailata. "Actions are preventive, the State must have a preliminary plan and model of behavior, and not wait for the last moment", Minister Alexiev said. A team of nine climbers and divers have developed two parallel methods for possible evacuation - a cable car type "trolley" and a safety net.

Minister Alexiev: The lack of equipment and procedures for marine salvage is punishable by law irresponsibility
28.09.2021

The long-lasting lack of equipment and procedures for emergency situations, such as the shipwreck at the Yailata area near Kamen Bryag, is punishable by law irresponsibility, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev stated.

The construction of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel starts today
15.07.2021

"The construction of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel, built so far in Bulgaria and at the Balkans, has started today," Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov said. He started the construction activities under a project for modernization of the Elin Pelin-Vakarel railway section. The site is part of the main railway highway in the direction East - West and is one of the extremely important for Bulgaria and neighboring countries European Corridor No. 8 and the passing TEN-T Network in our country.

Railway connectivity to Western Balkans countries is of utmost importance to Bulgaria
13.07.2021

The railway connectivity of the countries of the Western Balkans is of exceptional importance, which necessitates the rapid implementation of infrastructure projects in the directions to Serbia and Northern Macedonia. This is what the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva announced at the launch ceremony of the project "Development of the Railway Junction: Sofia-Voluyak". It is co-financed by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).

Responsible state policy and investment attraction are the foundations of sustainable connectivity in Eastern Europe
09.07.2021

"Responsible state policy and the attraction of foreign investment will contribute to achieving sustainable connectivity, accelerated economic development and improvement of competitiveness in Eastern Europe", Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the opening of the Transport panel at the business forum of the Three Seas 2021 initiative, hosted by Bulgaria.

Georgi Todorov: Protection of children’s lives and health on the road is a priority
29.06.2021

Protecting the lives and health of children on the road is a top priority. This was stated in Karlovo by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov during the opening of a playground for training of children on road safety.

Georgi Todorov: As long as I am a Minister, I will not allow EU funding loss for railway infrastructure
28.05.2021

As long as I am a Minister, I will not allow even one lev of European funding for railway infrastructure not to be allocated. This is what the Caretaker Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the start of the modernization of the Orizovo-Mihailovo railway section.

"I have instructed the Director General of the National Railway Infrastructure Company to report to me on a daily basis on the progress of each of the projects", the Minister added.

A philatelic edition is dedicated to the Higher School of Telecommunications and Posts
27.05.2021

The Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications Hristina Velinova and the Rector of the Higher School of Telecommunications and Posts Prof. Dr. Miglena Temelkova validated a publication dedicated to the educational institution. The executive director of Bulgarian Posts EAD Deyan Daneshki also took part in the event. The university inherits the traditions of the State Telegraph and Post School, which was established 140 years ago by decree of Prince Alexander I Battenberg.

Minister Georgi Todorov: Sofia Flight Training Center established itself as a forge for aviation industry personnel
19.05.2021

Sofia Flight Training Center (brand name of Institute of Air Transport Ltd.) established itself over the years as a forge for personnel, with sustainable trends for future development and innovative projects. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated within the validation of a postage stamp dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the organization. The stamp is printed in a limited edition and will arouse the interest not only of aviators and philatelists, but also of all people who send letters, he added.

28.02.2020

One hundred and fifty years since the issue of the Sultan's Firman for the recognition of the independent Bulgarian Church, under the name Bulgarian Exarchy, has been commemorated with the validation of a postage stamp. The seal of validation was affixed by the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova and the Secretary General of the Holy Synod, Bishop Gerasim.

Пощенска марка за 25 г. от дипломатическите отношения между България и Суверенния Малтийски орден
12.12.2019

The twenty-fifth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and the Sovereign Order of Malta was marked by the launch of a postage stamp. The seal of validation was affixed by Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Andreana Atanasova and Secretary General for Foreign Policy of the Sovereign Maltese Order Stefano Ronca in the presence of President Rumen Radev and Grand Master Fra Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetlo.

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