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Hungary lacks a modern treasury

According to PM Viktor Orbán, the brokerage scandal has shown that Hungary lacks a treasury system which is able to ensure appropriate conditions and security for the “parking” of public money.

“Government info” launched

János Lázár and András Giró-Szász have announced that from 26 March, regular press conferences will be held on Thursdays following cabinet meetings.

The key to rural development is the development of provincial cities

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced that by 2018 three developments will be implemented in Sopron.

Victims of the brokerage scandal could be reimbursed from a damages fund

Based on a proposal by Fidesz, assets of companies involved in the brokerage scandal would be collected within a damages fund.

Leading news

Awards for Successful Enterprises presented for the month of February 2015

Ministry for National Economy, March 30, 2015 3:04 PM

Sustained economic growth requires ambitious enterprises that take a positive view on the future, Minister for National Economy (NGM) Mihály Varga stated at the ceremony for presenting the February Awards for Successful Enterprises in Budapest.

Viktor Orbán holds talks with Slovak deputy prime minister

The Prime Minister, March 30, 2015 1:36 PM

The Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia Miroslav Lajčák – who also serves as Minister of Foreign Affairs – was received by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Monday morning, Press Chief of the Prime Minister’s Office Bertalan Havasi has told kormany.hu.

Viktor Orbán to visit Kazakhstan

The Prime Minister, March 30, 2015 3:09 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will make an official visit to Kazakhstan, Press Chief of the Prime Minister’s Office Bertalan Havasi has told kormany.hu.

Zsolt Semjén holds talks in Vietnam

Prime Minister’s Office, March 30, 2015 4:45 PM

Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén and Deputy Speaker of the Parliament János Latorcai are on an official visit to Vietnam between 27 March and 1 April, to participate in the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Hanoi.

Number of people in employment stays above 4 million

Ministry for National Economy, March 27, 2015 11:10 AM

The number of people in employment continued to rise, according to the latest report of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH). In December 2014-February 2015, the number of those in employment aged 15-74 years increased year-on-year by 111 thousand, to 4 million 124 thousand. Thus, the number of people with a job has been above the 4 million mark for more than one year and unemployment also fell in the observed period.

The Danube Region Strategy Project Funding Conference was held

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 27, 2015 4:27 PM

Attended by nearly 300 participants, the Danube Region Strategy Project Funding Conference presented the financial resources available for the funding of the Strategy's projects in the 2014-2020 development period in a structured manner.

Coordinated steps for yet more transport development funding

Ministry of National Development, March 27, 2015 2:16 PM

The Transport Ministers of the Visegrád Countries and Austria, Vice President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič and EU Commissioner for Transport and Mobility Violeta Bulc attended the Bratislava Meeting on 26 March, 2015. The discussion held on board a train to Zilina focused on the work plans for the transport corridors affecting V4 countries, the efficient utilisation of CEF funds and the investment stimulation programme of the Juncker-package.