Mihaylova-Elenova has had an extensive career in the PR business, having worked mostly for state institutions such as the Transport Ministry and the Bulgarian State Railways
.The two are taking over as the terms of office of Georgi Lozanov (the former chairman who resigned from the office in February over his reluctance to issue a broadcast permit to a TV station) have expired.
It also reminds of plans of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to pursue reform in the Bulgarian State Railways
, (BDZ), which employs over 20 000 staff, by laying off 1200 people and privatizing its cargo business.Another issue touched here is the malpractice of stealing fuel from the trains, worth millions in the past years.
The liberalization of the cargo transport market in Bulgaria happened at an inopportune time and obstructed the privatization of the freight unit of the Bulgarian State Railways
(BDZ) company, according to Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski.
Bulgariaas Transport Minister also announced that the stabilization program for the state-owned Bulgarian State Railways
(BDZ) company would be presented next week and would be submitted to the parliamentary transport committee.
He reminded that the parliamentary transport committee had decided last week to start drafting a reform program for the state-owned Bulgarian State Railways
(BDZ) company that would be accompanied by an investment plan.
Bulgariaas government has allocated an additional sum of BGN 40 M to the state-owned Bulgarian State Railways
(BDZ) company to prevent staff cuts and cancellations of trains.