The National Development Agency (NFÜ) held a campaign closing event for its Számít a szavam! (My word counts!) programme at the Liszt Academy of Music.
Thanks to its rapid and professional measures, Hungary has achieved unique results in remediation following the Red Mud Disaster, the Ministry of Rural Development's Minister of State for Environmental Affairs said at a press conference today.
As a result of the Ministry of Rural Development's promotion campaign launched at the end of last year, fish consumption is the only area within the food sector that has seen a marked, 20 percent increase in Hungary this year, Minister for Rural Development Sándor Fazekas declared at the opening of this year's fish marketing drive in Tiszafüred on Monday.
At the joint press conference organized by the Ministry for National Economy, the Hungarian National Asset Management Inc. and Gedeon Richter Plc., Minister of State for Taxation and Financial Affairs Gábor Orbán said that through the assistance of the Hungarian National Asset Management Inc. the Government repurchased all outstanding Richter exchangeable bonds with nominal value of EUR 833.3 million due 2014 and the Asset Management Inc. concurrently issued new Richter bonds due 2019 exchangeable into the company’s shares, totalling EUR 903.8 million.
In the month of November 2013, the central sub sector of the state budget registered a monthly surplus of HUF 11.3bn. The end-of-November cash flow data on the general government budget are in line with the Government’s expectations. Revenues and expenditures projected for this month and next confirm that the deficit target of below 3 percent for the entire year will be achieved.
The Government aims to launch a preventive attack against corruption, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Public Administration and Justice Tibor Navracsics said on Monday at an inter-institutional meeting held on the occasion of International Anti-Corruption Day.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary János Martonyi visited the Embassy of the South African Republic in Budapest and signed the Nelson Mandela condolence book on 9 December 2013.