Video player
Video player

Government to defend reductions in household utility bills

In an interview on Kossuth Rádió Viktor Orbán said that the Government will not allow Brussels to phase out statutory fixed energy prices.

We greatly appreciate Malta’s preparations for the EU Presidency

We greatly appreciate the Maltese Prime Minister’s aspirations related to the country’s EU Presidency, Viktor Orbán told journalists after his meeting with Joseph Muscat.

Government is offering pensioners genuine help

The Government is able to offer pensioners genuine help with their livelihood, János Lázár, the Minister heading the PM’s Office said in evaluation at the press conference Governmentinfo 72.

Over the next five years we can reckon on Hungary continuing to grow in str

At the 6th meeting of the Hungarian Diaspora Council, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated that over the next five years we can reckon on Hungary continuing to grow in strength.

Leading news

We are part of a winning team

The Prime Minister, December 1, 2016 10:21 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán thinks that Hungary is now “part of a winning team”, because, while earlier it was a stigmatised country banished to the periphery, Hungarian policy has now “become the policy of winners”.

Europe’s fate is once again being decided at Bulgaria’s southern borders

The Prime Minister, November 30, 2016 8:10 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has presented Bulgarian prime minister Boyko Borissov with the Civil Division of the Hungarian Order of Merit. In his address, Mr. Orbán said that once again Europe’s fate is being decided at Bulgaria’s southern borders, and that the Bulgarians are not only standing up for their own country and strengthening Hungary’s security, but are defending the whole of Europe.

The Cabinet supports families in many different ways

Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister, November 30, 2016 3:26 PM

“The Cabinet supports families in many different ways and families are considered the fundamental elements of society”, Minister of State for Government Communication Bence Tuzson declared.

Viktor Orbán sends letter of condolence to his Polish counterpart following mining disaster

The Prime Minister, November 30, 2016 1:45 PM

Bertalan Havasi, Minister of State heading the Press Office of the Prime Minister, has told kormany.hu that “After an earthquake caused a mine to collapse in Poland, leaving one person dead and several missing, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán conveyed his personal condolences and those of the people of Hungary to Polish prime minister Beata Szydło ”. The death toll has since risen.

Viktor Orbán holds talks with Secretary General of the Council of Europe

The Prime Minister, November 30, 2016 1:46 PM

Bertalan Havasi, Head of the Press Office of the Prime Minister, has informed kormany.hu that in the Parliament Building on Tuesday afternoon Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held talks with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjörn Jagland on the most important issues currently affecting the future of the European continent.

Hungary supports cooperation between Hungarian and Bangladeshi businesses

The Prime Minister, November 30, 2016 10:42 AM

Hungary will support the cooperation of Hungarian and Bangladeshi businesses by relying on new means, Eximbank will open a credit facility worth USD 90 million for the purpose, and the Hungarian Government will offer 100 scholarship grants to young Bangladeshi students to study at Hungarian universities, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Tuesday at the Hungarian-Bangladeshi Business Forum in Budapest.

Pensions to increase by 1.6 per cent next year

The Prime Minister, November 29, 2016 9:07 PM

After a meeting of the Seniors Council on Tuesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that next year pensions will increase by 1.6 per cent, and this year every pensioner will receive food and restaurant vouchers (“Erzsébet Vouchers”) to the value of HUF 10,000.

Hungary puts forward three concrete proposals for acceleration of EU enlargement process

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 30, 2016 12:37 PM

“Hungary put forward three concrete proposals for the acceleration od the European Union enlargement process on Tuesday in Warsaw”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced at a joint press conference held by the Visegrád Group foreign ministers and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, following talks in the Polish capital that also included the foreign ministers of six Western Balkan countries.