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Deputy Minister Christina Velinova: No major violations were found at school buses checks
16.09.2021

No major violations were found at the inspections of the school buses. This is what Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Christina Velinova stated at the opening of Safe Road Infrastructure Conference. The event was held in Hissarya and was organized for the seventh consecutive year by the Bulgarian branch organization "Road Safety".

Hristo Alexiev took over the management of MTITC from Georgi Todorov
16.09.2021

Accelerating the implementation of projects for railways, roads, and digital highways is one of my main tasks. This was stated by the new Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev at the acceptance of the management of the Ministry by Georgi Todorov.

Minister Georgi Todorov at the opening of the new academic year at Todor Kableshkov University of Transport
13.09.2021

Within the term of office of the Caretaker Cabinet, projects for construction and modernization of railway infrastructure worth over BGN 1 billion have been launched. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the opening of the new academic year at Todor Kableshkov University of Transport.

Minister Georgi Todorov visited Sofia Flight Training Center
09.09.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov visited the Simulation Center of the Air Transport Institute - Sofia Flight Training, and got acquainted with the system for training pilots and aircraft technicians for civil aviation.

Minister Georgi Todorov inspected the classrooms, the workshops for practical training of aircraft technicians and the full-flight simulators. He stated that the level of education and training met the highest European and world standards.

Prompt actions for regulation of the Northern area of Sofia Airport have started
08.09.2021

The lack of regulation in the Northern area of Sofia Airport and the finalization of this process were discussed at the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications. The meeting was held on the initiative of Minister Georgi Todorov, and was attended by the Chief Architect of Sofia Municipality Zdravko Zdravkov, Deputy Mayor of Slatina District Toshko Nikolov, Director General of the Civil Aviation Administration Hristo Shterionov and experts from MTITC .

Process optimization for activating and deactivating hail suppression sites
31.08.2021

Within 10 days, specific changes will be proposed to optimize the process of activating and deactivating hail suppression sites. This is one of the conclusions of a meeting at the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications.

A postage stamp with the national flowers of Bulgaria and Argentina marks 90 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries
30.08.2021

The postage stamp, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and Argentina, continues the tradition with which we mark important events in the relations between the governments and the peoples with philatelic editions.  This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov during the ceremony of validation of the common post mark.

Minister Georgi Todorov: Bulgaria has been elected in a prestigious governing structure of the Universal Postal Union
29.08.2021

Bulgaria's active role in the activities of the Universal Postal Union has received high recognition, said the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov on the election of our country for a member of the Postal Operations Council of the UPU. At the 27th Congress of the Union, which held from 9 to 27 August 2021 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, our candidacy received the maximum number of votes in the Eastern Europe and North Asia geographical group, added Minister Todorov.

Centralized system will control the run of trains on the section with 16 railway stations from Svetovrachane to Sopot
29.08.2021

A centralized dispatch system will control in real time the run of trains on the 138-kilometer section from Svetovrachane to Sopot. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov inspected the system implementation process. It is located in the Unified Center for Train Traffic Management at Sofia Railway Station. BGN 9,855,361 without VAT have been allocated for its implementation, and the deadline for implementation is July 2022.

Georgi Todorov: We are investing BGN 185 million to improve safety along the railway line from Plovdiv to Burgas
28.08.2021

With the construction of modern management and security systems on the railway line from Plovdiv to Burgas we significantly increase the safety of railway transport in the area. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the visit of Railway Traffic Management Center in Plovdiv.

First 70 meters of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel in our country dug
24.08.2021

The first 70 meters of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel ever built in Bulgaria have already been dug. It is 7 km long and is a component of the large-scale Elin Pelin-Kostenets Railway Project, whose implementation started a little over a month ago.

The State assists Sofia Airport concessionaire in speeding up the throughput mode
23.08.2021

The State will assist Sofia Airport concessionaire in speeding up the throughput mode of Terminals 1 and 2 and avoidance of gathering of many people at one spot.

Accident with a two-seat plane in the area of the village of Mirkovo
15.08.2021

Yesterday, August 14, 2021, at about 7:50 pm, in the area of the village of Mirkovo, Pirdop municipality, Sofia district, an ultralight plane caught high-voltage power line wires. As a result, the plane crashed and hit the ground, behind the ceramic factory located in the area. The plane was destroyed as a result of the crush. The pilot and the passenger were injured and taken to hospital.

Almost 10,000 residents of Belovo municipality and the surrounding area are going to use the new railway station
14.08.2021

Belovo railway station, which historically was the reason for the foundation of the settlement, will meet all European requirements within a year, as concluded following the inspection of the site of the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva and the Director General of the National Railway Infrastructure Company Krassimir Papukchiiski. "Currently, the old building has been completely removed and the construction of the new main building is under preparation.

Minister Georgi Todorov met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Shahid
29.07.2021

Minister Georgi Todorov met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Shahid. They discussed the opportunities for improvement of air connectivity between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Maldives.

Minister Georgi Todorov dismissed the Director General of State Enterprise “Port Infrastructure”
16.07.2021

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov dismissed Angel Zaburtov from the post of Director General of State Enterprise “Port Infrastructure”.

By another ordinance Minister Georgi Todorov announced a procedure for the selection of Director General of the state company under the Public Enterprises Act and the regulations for its implementation.

MTITC has received a world award for achievements in geographic information systems
16.07.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov congratulated the team of the ministry, which administers the platform for technical infrastructure in the country. The single information point was awarded a prize in the prestigious international competition "Special Achievement in GIS 2021".

: Georgi Todorov: I expect Sofia Airport to turn into a modern and competitive airport
15.07.2021

I expect Sofia Airport to become a modern and competitive airport, not only in the Balkans, but also in Europe. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated within the framework of the regular meeting of the Joint Committee between MTITC representatives and the concessionaire of the airport "SOF Connect" AD. According to him, in order to fulfill that goal, it was necessary to work on the activities planned by the concessionaire.

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).

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