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The Government signed the 60th strategic agreement with Alföldi Tej

The Government signed a strategic agreement with dairy producer Alföldi Tej in the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Érd to receive EUR 125 million in development funding

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Mayor of Érd András T. Mészáros (Fidesz-KDNP) have agreed on a development programme worth HUF 40 billion in Érd.

Applying the wrong policy could multiply the current rate of migration

According to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, applying the wrong policy could multiply the present rate of migration, and consequently he is advocating a firm border protection policy.

There will be no automobile procurements of any kind in state apparatus

János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office and András Giró-Szász, State Secretary for Government Communications held a press conference.

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Deficit of the state budget’s central sub-sector meets expectations

Ministry for National Economy, July 7, 2015 4:30 PM

The deficit of the central sub-sector of the state budget was HUF 823.3bn at the end of June 2015. Within that, the central sub-sector closed the month with a deficit of HUF 868.1bn, while Social Security Funds and Extra Budgetary State Funds posted surpluses of HUF 15bn and HUF 29.8bn, respectively.

Economic migrants and those entitled to protection must be identified as soon as possible

Ministry of Interior, July 7, 2015 1:26 PM

The Ministry of Interior’s Parliamentary State Secretary Károly Kontrát pointed out that the aim of the Government’s immigration policy is to identify those people who are entitled to international protection as soon as possible, and for legislation to facilitate a more rapid deportation process for economic migrants headed to other EU member states.

Hungary will protect the new Land Distribution Act in court if required

Ministry of Agriculture, July 7, 2015 11:35 AM

Hungary would even go to court to protect the new Land Act, the Ministry of Agriculture’s Minister of State for Public Administration Attila István Simon said in Budapest on Monday.

NATO Commander: Hungary is a strong ally

Ministry of Defence, July 7, 2015 10:34 AM

Hungary is a strong ally: it has raised its defence budget, developed its capabilities and is ready to participate in the security assurance measures of the region, the Commander of Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Brunssum emphasized at a press briefing held in Budapest on Monday, July 6.

Hungary and France sign movie production cooperation deal

Ministry of Human Capacities, July 7, 2015 9:30 AM

Hungarian Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog and French ambassador to Budapest Roland Galharague signed a Hungarian-French intergovernmental film production cooperation deal in Budapest on Monday.

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade regarding the terrorist attacks in Egypt

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 3, 2015 10:10 PM

Hungary was deeply shocked by the news of the series of terrorist attacks in Egypt in the North-Eastern part of Sinai Peninsula on 1 July 2015, in which 17 soldiers lost their lives and 13 were seriously injured.

Applying the wrong policy could multiply the current rate of migration

The Prime Minister, July 3, 2015 12:42 PM

According to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, applying the wrong policy could multiply the present rate of migration, and consequently he is advocating a firm border protection policy.

Minister Varga met with EBRD delegation in Budapest

Ministry for National Economy, July 3, 2015 1:23 PM

Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga received in his office the delegation of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. At the meeting, the parties discussed the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concluded in February this year and the EBRD’s upcoming Country Strategy Update on Hungary.