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Prime Minister holds international press conference

Fidesz has been given a clear mandate to continue its work, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told an international press conference on Monday.

Prime Minister inaugurates new public service university building

The reconstructed wing of the former Ludovika Military Academy building in Budapest will serve as the new headquarters for the National University of Public Service, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said.

March 28, 2014 11:16 AM

Hungary performing better than EU average

Hungary is performing better than the European Union average with regard to all key economic indicators, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on public Kossuth radio on Friday.

It is vital to cooperate with foreign investors

It is in Hungary's vital interest to cooperate with foreign investors that provide new jobs in the country, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said.

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Prime Minister sent letter to the Chairman of Mazsihisz

Prime Minister’s Office, April 17, 2014 10:00 AM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán sent a letter to the Chairman of the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities (Mazsihisz), András Heisler, on the occasion of the Memorial Day for the Hungarian Victims of the Holocaust. The full text of the letter can be read below.

Commemoration on the Memorial Day for the Hungarian Victims of the Holocaust

Ministry of Public Administration and Justice, April 16, 2014 5:08 PM

Hungarian victims of the Holocaust were remembered by Minister of Public Administration and Justice Tibor Navracsics and Zoltán Pokorni, mayor of the 12th district of the capital in Budapest, at the Danube Memorial Shoes.

Prime Minister Orbán consults on the phone with his Chinese counterpart

Prime Minister’s Office, April 16, 2014 2:23 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán consulted by phone with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on Wednesday, government commissioner in charge of Chinese relations, Péter Szijjártoó stated.

Exceptional Construction Industry Performance in February

Ministry for National Economy, April 16, 2014 2:25 PM

Construction industry production was 28.3% higher in February than it was one year ago. This was the thirteenth consecutive month in which the construction industry has achieved year-on-year growth, and the favourable growth trend in excess of 10% observed in previous months also continued in February, Minister of State for Economic Regulation Kristóf Szatmáry stressed.

Minister Martonyi: Russian actions in Ukrainian crisis „shock” for Europe

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, April 15, 2014 5:02 PM

The events of the Ukrainian crisis and associated Russian actions have caused an „external shock”, shattering the 15-25-year dream that territorial issues are no longer significant and only competition matters, Foreign Minister János Martonyi said on Tuesday.

Minister Martonyi: Hungary is ready to pump gas into Ukraine

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, April 11, 2014 1:13 PM

Hungary stands ready to transport gas into Ukraine and the technical means for doing so are at its disposal, Foreign Minister János Martonyi declared after meeting Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Danylo Lubkivsky on April 10.

The EU is against the tax-free status of home-made pálinka

Ministry for National Economy, April 10, 2014 11:50 AM

The European Union has decided that the distilling of pálinka shall be subject to taxation even under the quantity of 50 litres per year. Following the decision, the Government will initiate consultations with the European Commission with the aim of ensuring that the tradition of distilling pálinka lives on in Hungary in accordance with the EU regulatory framework.