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Growth requires stepping beyond traditional dogmas, Prime Minister says

Hungary has proven that in order to stimulate economic growth, several traditional economic dogmas should be transcended, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told the Serbian Tanjug news agency.

V4-Switzerland Summit in Bratislava

Hungary wishes not simply to observe, but to shape what is happening on Europe’s eastern borders, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán declared at the Summit of V4 and the President of the Swiss Confederation.

Jewish public life in Hungary has gained impetus

According to Israel’s Chief Rabbi, Jewish public life is increasingly active in Hungary, the Press Office of the Prime Minister’s Office stated following Zsolt Semjén’s official visit to Israel.

Hungary's sovereignty must be protected, Prime Minister says

National sovereignty consists of energy, financial and trade independence, Viktor Orbán pointed out in Kossuth Radio’s morning interview.

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Chinese products to arrive faster to Europe following Budapest-Belgrade railway line upgrade

The Prime Minister, December 17, 2014 1:49 PM

Hungary, Serbia and China will sign the agreement on the modernisation of the Budapest-Belgrade railroad on Wednesday, thanks to which the transit route will be constructed, which allows the fastest transportation of Chinese goods form Greek harbours to Europe, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced at the Central Eastern Europe-China summit in Belgrade.

Award for Successful Enterprises presented for the month of November 2014

Ministry for National Economy, December 17, 2014 2:58 PM

Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga presented the “Investor of the Month” award to Nemak Győr Alumíniumöntöde Ltd; while Hidrofilt Vízkezelést Tervező és Kivitelező Ltd was awarded the “SME of the Month” title, and in the category of “Startup of the Month” the Minister handed the award to Indivizo Ltd at a ceremony held in the building of the Ministry for National Economy in Budapest.

Parliament adopted 2015 Budget in Hungary

Ministry for National Economy, December 16, 2014 3:23 PM

MPs have adopted the 2015 Budget that aims to strengthen families, create jobs and stimulate economic growth, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said.

Over EUR 4 million available for youth programmes in the framework of the Erasmus+ programme

Ministry of Human Capacities, December 16, 2014 5:14 PM

Next year, over EUR 4 million will be made available for Hungarian youth programs within the Erasmus+ programme, Deputy State Minister for Family and Youth Affairs Tamás Schanda said on Saturday at the EVS Live event in Budapest.

34 billion forints for the needy until 2020

Ministry of Human Capacities, December 16, 2014 5:29 PM

The European Union has approved the operational programme within the framework of which Hungary will spend 34 billion forints (EUR 108.7 million) to support those in need during the 2014-2020 financing period, government spokeswoman Éva Kurucz announced at a joint press conference with Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog on Monday.

Viktor Orbán meets former president of Albania

The Prime Minister, December 16, 2014 11:39 AM

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Romanian revolution, important actors of the regime change have held a meeting in Budapest, in the framework of which Prime Minister Viktor Orbán hosted former President and Prime Minister of Albania Sali Berisha in the Parliament.