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Primary administrative or legal conclusion

The first written evaluation of a competent authority, administrative and/ or legal, based on particular facts about an existing irregularity, not excluding the possibility for a subsequent revision of the conclusion or its withdrawal in the course of the administrative or the legal procedure.

Priority axis

One of the strategic priorities in a given operational programme, containing a group of related operations, which have specific measurable goals.


An economically inseparable chain of tasks aimed towards a common set of goals, related to the implementation of a specific technical function.

Project phase

A stage of a projects, which is technically and financially independent and has its own effectiveness.

Public expenditure

A public contribution towards the financing of operations by the state budget, by the budget of a regional or a local authority, by the European community via the Structural funds or the Cohesion fund, as well as similar expenses. A contribution towards the financing of operations by the budget of public institutions or associations of one or more regional or local authorities or public bodies, acting in accordance with the the Directive 2004/18/EC of the European parliament and the Council from 31 March 2004, regarding the coordination of commissioning procedures for public procurement of work, deliveries and services, should be considered as similar expenses.

Request for funds

An official written document filled-in by the Managing authority and submitted to the National fund, requesting the necessary financial means to complete the payments to the Beneficiaries during a certain period.

Suspected fraud

An irregularity, initiating administrative or legal procedures at the national level, in order to determine the existence of a behaviour at the international level, in particular – fraud. The managing authority of the OPT must implement a procedure to reveal, avoid and correct any irregularity and to reclaim completed illegal payments (including interest due on delayed payments, where applicable).


An activity, by means of which the Managing authority assures itself and guarantees to the Certification authority, that the work, the products and the services are completed or rendered, and the declared operational expenses of the Beneficiaries really are effected and correspond to the national rules and the rules of the European Community.
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EC allocates 293 million Euro for Plovdiv-Bourgas railway line modernization +

16 November 2018

The European Commission allocated 293 million Euros for the modernization of the railway line between the cities of Plovdiv and Bourgas. The rehabilitation of the 293-kilometer section, which was initiated in the past programing period under Op...

Ivaylo Moskovski: By 2019 Sofia to have 48 km of subway lines with 43 stations +

14 March 2018

The subway is a very good example of an intermodal project and its implementation has been very successful, said the minister of Transport, information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski during today’s inspection of the works at...

European Commission allocates 451 million Euros for the modernization of Elin Pelin - Kostenetz railway line +

1 February 2018

The European Commission approved the financing of the project for modernization of the railway line Elin Pelin - Kostenetz that amounts to 451 million Euros. Over 51 km of railways and 5 railway stations along the line will be modernized through the...