It was an important goal of the Government that pensioners, too, should perceive the strengthening of Hungary, Bence Rétvári, Minister of State at the Ministry of Human Capacities said at his press conference.
Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog was presented with one of Germany’s most prestigious human rights awards, the Rainer Hildebrandt Medal, on Wednesday in Berlin. The Medal was also posthumously awarded to Pál Maléter, Minister of Defence in the Imre Nagy Government in 1956, who was executed following the crushing of the Revolution.
The Office of the Deputy State Secretary for Persecuted Churches is seeking the assistance of churches in Hungary with its efforts, the Minister of Human Capacities said on Thursday in Budapest.
Fifty-six tons of aid, five truckloads worth 32 million forints, set off from Budapest bound for Ukraine, coordinated by the Charity Council, an association of Hungarian charity organisations.
“The Hungarians know what it means for others to decide their fate, and for this reason they feel it is indispensable to take their lives into their own hands and control it themselves; the right to self-determination is extremely important to them”, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog declared in an interview on Swiss public radio SRF.
Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog thanked the Germans and Germany for the assistance they provided to Hungarian refugees in 1956 and for their solidarity.
According to several studies, a turnaround occurred in Hungary in 2013 and the level of poverty has decreased continuously for the past three years.
“We must differentiate between migrant and migration, because Hungary is not against the people, but against the process of migration that is affecting the whole world”, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog told German conservative daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
In Budapest on Monday, on behalf of the Ministry of Human Capacities, Minister Zoltán Balog concluded a strategic partnership agreement with the Snétberger Music Talent Centre on cultivating talented young Roma musicians.
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