Minister: Metro barriers to be activated by end-February

The barriers that work with the recently launched electronic transport tickets will be activated at all metro stations in Athens by the end of February, Greece's Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis has said.

So far barriers are operating at only six out of 60 metro stations across the capital, in what authorities say is an extended pilot stage.

The 'others' did not do the same

Recently, whenever government lawmakers have found themselves under pressure during their rare appearances on radio or television programs, the only thing they have seemed capable of doing is blaming their predecessors, saying, "The others before us did the same thing," or something along those lines.

Bulgaria and Greece to Build Multimodal Freight Corridor Between Black Sea, Aegen Sea and Dunabe

Bulgarian Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski and Greek Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Christos Spirtzis have agreed to extend the multimodal transport corridor between the two countries connecting the ports of Varna, Burgas, Kavala and Alexandroupoli, the ministry's press office announced, quoted by Focus News Agency.

Bulgaria EconMin Visiting Azerbaijan on Thursday, Friday

Bulgarian Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski will head a delegation sent to Azerbaijan as part of a bilateral committee that will have a session on September 29-30, the government says.

The Fourth session of the Bulgarian-Azerbaijani intergovernmental committee on economic cooperation will be presided by Lukarski and Azerbaijan's Transport Minister Ziya Mamedov.