After banks have compensated clients for their unfair practices, a new era must begin in the banking system of Hungary, Minister László Trócsányi said on 16th September.
European Commission President José Manuel Barroso handed Prime Minister Viktor Orbán the documents of the partnership agreement between Hungary and the Commission on Thursday in Budapest.
Youth, education and culture are of strategic importance for Europe’s future. The portfolios intended for the new Hungarian commissioner by Jean-Claude Juncker are about the future.
The Hungarian Government will seek support and advice from Hungarian and international Jewish organisations when setting up the House of Fates Holocaust memorial project.
At the handover ceremony of the new wing of Szent Rókus Hospital held in Baja (southern Hungary) on Tuesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán talked about how preventing the privatisation of the healthcare system was the most important outcome of the social census held in 2008, because the healthcare system cannot function on a business basis.
The principle of zero tolerance against anti-Semitism will be included on the agenda of the Jewish Community Roundtable’s discussion scheduled for December, emphasised State Secretary László Szabó at the inauguration ceremony of the Holocaust Memorial in Siófok.
The Government's economic achievements include tax cuts, employment at a 20-year high, jobless rate below 8%, investments up by a fifth in April-June and Hungarian GDP at a three-year peak, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in a speech opening the autumn session of Parliament.
The Government is working on the security of the residential gas supply in Hungary: it has commissioned the Hungarian Development Bank (MFB) to establish a gas trading company. On Friday, the Government submitted to Parliament a proposal for the amendment of the law; to extend the powers of MFB Zrt.
According to the State Secretariat for Church, National Minority and Civil Society Relations of the Ministry of Human Resources, the decision of the European Court of Human Rights, adopted on 9th September, fits into the series of attacks carried out against Hungary by certain international interest groups.
Marking the 25th anniversary of the re-establishment of Israeli–Hungarian diplomatic relations, a commemorative stamp and envelope were presented on Tuesday in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.