According to PM Viktor Orbán, the brokerage scandal has shown that Hungary lacks a treasury system which is able to ensure appropriate conditions and security for the “parking” of public money.
János Lázár and András Giró-Szász have announced that from 26 March, regular press conferences will be held on Thursdays following cabinet meetings.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced that by 2018 three developments will be implemented in Sopron.
Based on a proposal by Fidesz, assets of companies involved in the brokerage scandal would be collected within a damages fund.
Sustained economic growth requires ambitious enterprises that take a positive view on the future, Minister for National Economy (NGM) Mihály Varga stated at the ceremony for presenting the February Awards for Successful Enterprises in Budapest.
The Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia Miroslav Lajčák – who also serves as Minister of Foreign Affairs – was received by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Monday morning, Press Chief of the Prime Minister’s Office Bertalan Havasi has told kormany.hu.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will make an official visit to Kazakhstan, Press Chief of the Prime Minister’s Office Bertalan Havasi has told kormany.hu.
Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén and Deputy Speaker of the Parliament János Latorcai are on an official visit to Vietnam between 27 March and 1 April, to participate in the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Hanoi.
The number of people in employment continued to rise, according to the latest report of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH). In December 2014-February 2015, the number of those in employment aged 15-74 years increased year-on-year by 111 thousand, to 4 million 124 thousand. Thus, the number of people with a job has been above the 4 million mark for more than one year and unemployment also fell in the observed period.
Attended by nearly 300 participants, the Danube Region Strategy Project Funding Conference presented the financial resources available for the funding of the Strategy's projects in the 2014-2020 development period in a structured manner.
The Transport Ministers of the Visegrád Countries and Austria, Vice President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič and EU Commissioner for Transport and Mobility Violeta Bulc attended the Bratislava Meeting on 26 March, 2015. The discussion held on board a train to Zilina focused on the work plans for the transport corridors affecting V4 countries, the efficient utilisation of CEF funds and the investment stimulation programme of the Juncker-package.