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Kecskemét can establish an economic development fund worth HUF 25 billion

As part of the Government’s Modern Cities Programme, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Mayor of Kecskemét Klaudia Szemereyné Pataki have signed an agreement.

The alliance between Poland and Hungary is a historic one

Polish-Hungarian bilateral relations represent a historic alliance, said Viktor Orbán.

We must not return to the education system in place before 2010

Viktor Orbán said that Hungary must not return to the education system in place before 2010, adding that in his opinion the current government has chosen the right direction in this field.

The Government is supporting Hungarian capital

Viktor Orbán said that “The Government is supporting Hungarian capital and, bearing in mind the country’s size, the road to success leads through exports”.

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Innovation-focused enterprises are economic role models

Ministry for National Economy, February 9, 2016 4:27 PM

Economic momentum driving recent growth can only be maintained if domestic enterprisers are capable of continuous and permanent renewal, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said at the presentation ceremony of the Awards for Successful Enterprises.

The important thing is that the state distributes EU funding well

Prime Minister’s Office, February 9, 2016 2:48 PM

“In the current funding period the important thing isn’t that the state succeeds in distributing EU funding, but that it distributes it well”, Head of the Prime Minister’s Office János Lázár said prior to a meeting in Budapest on Monday.

Viktor Orbán to make annual state of the nation address on 28 February

The Prime Minister, February 8, 2016 2:07 PM

Confirming reports by news portal Magyar Idők, the Prime Minister’s Press Chief Bertalan Havasi has told Hungarian news agency MTI that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will make his annual state of the nation address on 28 February at the Royal Castle Garden Bazaar in Budapest.

EURO 2016 – reinforced Hungarian consular presence in France

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, February 9, 2016 1:40 PM

In addition to the existing Hungarian Embassy in Paris, Hungary will also be operating temporary consular offices at the locations of the Hungarian national football team’s European Championship matches – Lyon, Bordeaux and Marseille – during the tournament.

Hungary and Poland are mutually dependent on each other

Government spokesperson, February 9, 2016 11:02 AM

On Monday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács told public television channel M1 that in certain areas, Hungary and Poland are interdependent: they have certain experiences in common and have the same view on certain issues; therefore they inevitably share each other’s points of view. These areas include migration, the issue of regional economies and energy security as well.

Monthly fiscal data for the month of January 2016 among the best in recent years

Ministry for National Economy, February 8, 2016 4:00 PM

The central sub system of the state budget closed the month of January 2016 with a surplus of HUF 92.2bn. Favourable data highlight prudent fiscal policy, as the central budget, Social Security Funds and Extra Budgetary State Funds registered surpluses of HUF 17.6bn, HUF 41.2bn and HUF 33.4bn, respectively.