E-GOVERNMENT GATHERS SPEED
On August 1 will be launched the establishment of an electronic government to which all citizens will have access. One of the most popular services (at least till local elections take place in October) will be the checking of one's personal data in the election lists. This was announced on July 23 at a press-conference by Snezhana Georgieva, Head of the General Directorate Citizens' Registration and Administrative Services of the Ministry of Regional Development and Social Welfare. Such information can be accessed also by the Bulgarians living abroad. By the introduction of the electronic signature system the individuals will be able to submit applications via the INTERNET. This was explained by Teodor Milkov, Managing Director of Microsoft Bulgaria.For the service Web-access to electioin lists the Directorate, managed by Georgieva, has been nominated for the European Awards for Electronic Government. The event took place during the Summit of EU Ministers between on July 7-8, at Komo, Italy.