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Glory to the Jewish heroes of the Great War

“Without the sacrifices that Hungarian Jews made during the First World War, it would have been impossible to defend our homeland”, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said.

The Hungarians have good reason to trust in Mercedes

“There are six thousand companies founded fully or partly with German capital operating in Hungary, which influence the lives of over one million Hungarians”, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said.

Another record year expected in EU funding disbursements

Hungary will not lose a cent of EU funding if it draws down 2,100 billion forints and fulfills plans to pay out another record sum Nándor Csepreghy said.

HUF 2100 Billion needs to be drawn down from Brussels this year

János Lázár, who is currently in Brussels, said the fact that Hungary needs to draw down 2100 billion forints (EUR 6.5bn) in European Union funding this year is a significant challenge.

Leading news

Retail sector expansion continued in November 2014

Ministry for National Economy, January 29, 2015 10:49 AM

In November 2014 and in the initial eleven months of last year the retail sector grew by 5.1 percent year-on-year. Accordingly, the volume of retail sales in Hungary has been on the rise for the 17th consecutive month.

Hungary to chair the International Visegrád Fund

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 28, 2015 4:19 PM

In 2015 Hungary shall take over the rotating presidency of the International Visegrád Fund.

Hatred for ethnic groups must be prevented, says Minister Balog

Ministry of Human Capacities, January 28, 2015 4:22 PM

The mass killings of Auschwitz must not happen again and any hatred against ethnic groups must be nipped in the bud, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said on Tuesday.

Quality shall be bolstered in tourism

Ministry for National Economy, January 27, 2015 3:16 PM

Minister of State for Economic Regulation Béla Glattfelder said that the Hungarian tourism sector must strive for quality in order to maintain the record-breaking performance of the division. The Minister of State delivered his speech at the 10th presentation ceremony of the Hungarian Tourism Quality Award in Budapest.

Statement of the Prime Minister’s Office

Prime Minister’s Office, January 27, 2015 12:56 PM

Reacting to the statements in the press, we believe it is important to point out that the European Commission did not criticise the Rural Development Programme, it formulated expert opinions on it, just like it does in the case of all other member states as well.

Saudi investment in Gödöllő exceeds HUF 150 million

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 27, 2015 2:54 PM

Saudi industrial and commercial service provider Sherbiny Holdings will establish an engineering service centre in Gödöllő; the value of the investment exceeds HUF 150 million (EUR 481 000).