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Prime Minister Orbán attends EU summit in Brussels

“Matters of principle must come before personnel decisions,” Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in Brussels, prior to attending an EU summit.

Opel manufacturing small petrol engines at Szentgotthárd

Commercial manufacturing of small petrol engines has got underway in Opel’s factory in Szentgotthárd. This will be the main product of the new Flex engine factory.

Street aid groups receive cars that could save lives

The Ministry for Human resources donated twelve cars to Budapest street aid organizations on Friday to help social work and the supply of homeless people.

July 10, 2014 11:22 AM

Busch-Hungária Kft to start HUF 6.5 billion project in Győr

Busch-Hungária Kft. announced at an event held at the company’s headquarters this Wednesday to initiate a HUF 6.4 billion expansion project in Győr.

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Statement by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán

Government, July 21, 2014 5:56 PM

Yesterday, the Hungarian Government fulfilled its duty with regard to the constitutional order, the victims of the Nazi occupation and Hungarians living today. We installed a public work of art, the mission of which is to express the pain and ordeal that the Hungarian nation experienced and suffered as a result of losing its freedom.

Prime Minister met with leaders of the International Swimming Federation FINA

Government, July 21, 2014 4:33 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held talks with leaders of the International Swimming Federation FINA in Parliament on Monday.

The Dohnányi-estate has returned from Florida

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 21, 2014 2:41 PM

The American estate of world-renowned pianist and composer Ernő Dohnányi has arrived to Hungary, donated beforehand by his grandson to the Institute for Musicology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Five-fold increase recorded in Turkish-Hungarian bilateral trade volume

Ministry for National Economy, July 18, 2014 12:50 PM

“No road is long with good company,” Minister for National Economy quoted the Turkish proverb at a Hungarian-Turkish Business Forum organized to commemorate the month of Ramadan. At the event, the Minister presented awards honouring the most successful members and partners in 2013 of Aktiv, an association of Hungarian and Turkish businesspeople.

Spending freeze a precautionary measure, Prime Minister says

Government, July 18, 2014 2:36 PM

The 110 billion forint (EUR 354 million) spending freeze announced on Thursday is a precautionary measure, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in a radio interview today.

Prime Minister: Downing of Malaysian airliner requires thorough investigation

Government, July 18, 2014 11:48 AM

The "unusual, rare and shocking" downing of the Malaysian passenger jet over the eastern part of Ukraine requires a thorough investigation, Prime Minister Orbán said in a radio interview on Friday.

Government to safeguard budget by cutting public administration costs

Ministry for National Economy, July 17, 2014 3:57 PM

In order to ensure the 2.9 percent budget deficit target for the year, the Government has decided to cut state spending by some HUF 110bn. The central government lowers its own costs to ensure that the deficit is kept at the desired level. The proposed measures will not affect families, private households, enterprises or local governments.

State Secretary Szijjártó: financial stability and predictability are crucial

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 17, 2014 5:29 PM

The government pledges to continue reducing the sovereign debt and to maintain a strict fiscal policy for financial stability and predictability, parliamentary state secretary to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó claimed on Thursday in Budapest.