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Viktor Orbán held talks with President of Swiss Confederation

Hungarian-Swiss economic cooperation is free from problems, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Didier Burkhalter, President of the Swiss Confederation concluded at their meeting held in Milan on Friday.

Paks II company in direct state owner

Decision-making mechanisms for the preparation of further contracts related to the enlargement of the Paks atomic power station must be shortened, and it is therefore imperative that MVM Paks II Zrt.

Prime Minister handed over state decoration to José María Aznar

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán handed over the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary to former Spanish Prime Minister José María Aznar on Wednesday in the Parliament Building in Budapest.

Financial discipline does not rule out job creation

Hungary has demonstrated that jobs can be created even with the maintenance of financial discipline and the reduction of the sovereign debt, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated.

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Further action against illegal migration

Ministry of Interior, October 20, 2014 10:35 AM

Further joint action needs to be taken to combat illegal migration and human trafficking – Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said on Friday in Budapest following a three-party meeting with his Austrian and Serbian counterparts.

Hungarian education in the Carpathian Basin is a common cause

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 20, 2014 11:49 AM

The success of Hungary’s national strategy largely hinges on whether Hungarians living within the Carpathian Basin can embrace Hungarian language education as a common cause, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said at a Budapest conference on Friday.

Undergraduate childcare benefit programme successful

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 20, 2014 12:15 PM

The childcare benefit programme for undergraduates introduced at the beginning of this year has already proven successful, as some 150 women have applied for it, Minister of State for Family and Youth Affairs Katalin Novák said on Sunday.

We must strive to conclude free trade agreements with every country

The Prime Minister, October 18, 2014 11:44 AM

The people of Hungary have performed well in recent years and everyone would like to work with the kind of labour and invest in the kind of secure and calculable environment that Hungary has to offer, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Friday in Milan. The Prime Minister was attending the two-day Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), which ended on Friday with the participation of 53 heads of state.

Hungarian-Kazakh Investment Fund to be established

The Prime Minister, October 18, 2014 10:34 AM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán attended the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) of heads of state and government in Milan on Friday, during which he held bilateral talks with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak to discuss, amongst others, the rapid establishment of a joint Hungarian-Kazakh investment fund and the reopening of the Hungarian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.

FAO Activities centred on Family Farms

Ministry of Agriculture, October 18, 2014 10:21 AM

A press conference was held in Budapest on Thursday to mark World Food Day, with representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture, the FAO and non-governmental organisations.

Afghanistan–Hende: Hungary Sends More Than 100 Troops to New Mission

Ministry of Defence, October 17, 2014 10:50 AM

Hungary contributes more than 100 troops to the new NATO-led mission which is to start next January in Afghanistan, and assists the financing of the Afghan National Security Forces with USD 500,000 per year between 2015 and 2017, the Minister of Defence said at a conference in Budapest on Thursday.