Ministry of National Development

Miklós Seszták

Minister of National Development

Leading news

Upcoming national consultation to include question on defending reduction of public utility charges

Ministry of National Development, March 23, 2017 9:49 AM

“The Government is ready to defend the reduction in public utility charges and the people of Hungary will also be asked about the issue during the upcoming national consultation”, the Ministry of National Development’s Minister of State for Energy, András Aradszki stressed.

Hungarian innovations on board the Sentinel 2B satellite

Ministry of National Development, March 8, 2017 11:16 AM

The Sentinel 2B satellite was successfully launched from Kourou in French Guyana at 02:49 CET on 7 March 2017, including over 70 pieces of equipment that were designed and manufactured in Hungary.

Hungary continues to insist on Member State regulation of retail electricity prices

Ministry of National Development, March 6, 2017 6:18 PM

Hungary continues to insist on the Member State regulation of retail electricity prices. This is supported by a number of other EU Member States, in contrast to Brussels’ view, András Aradszki, State Secretary for energy affairs at the Ministry for National Development said on Monday at a press conference held in Budapest.

Construction of M44 dual carriageway begins

Ministry of National Development, December 23, 2016 1:22 PM

The construction of section of the M44 between Tiszakürt and Kondoros on Wednesday marks the beginning of development of the 2x2 lane dual carriageway.

The Minister’s Decision on the Winners in the Fourth Mining Concession

Ministry of National Development, December 6, 2016 6:41 PM

MOL Magyar Olaj- és Gázipari Nyrt. may conclude a concession contract for hydrocarbon prospection, exploration and production in the areas of Bázakerettye, Bucsa, Jászárokszállás, Mezőtúr, Okány West and Zala West. PannErgy Geotermikus Erőművek Zrt. has obtained the right to prospect for, extract and utilise geothermal energy (in respect of the area of Győr) in the mining tender invited for the fourth time. Joint communication of the Ministry of National Development and the Hungarian Office for Mining and Geology.

The development of railway infrastructure is required to increase competitiveness

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 15, 2016 5:17 PM

“The development of Hungarian infrastructure is required to maintain and increase the country’s competitiveness, in which the railway plays a determinative role”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó emphasised on Thursday in Budapest at the Hungarian Railways 2016 conference.

The Ministry of National Development takes note of Uber’s decision to leave Hungary rather than comply with the law and pay its taxes

Ministry of National Development, July 13, 2016 3:18 PM

The Ministry of National Development takes note of Uber’s decision to withdraw from Hungary rather than engage in legal operations and fair market competition with tax-paying Hungarian taxi drivers and to pay taxes itself.

Government Commissioner for Tourism: next year more funds than ever will be available for tourism

Ministry of National Development, June 23, 2016 1:39 PM

At a press conference in Budapest on Wednesday, Government Commissioner for Tourism Gusztáv Bienerth announced that next year the Government will spend HUF 21 billion – more than ever – on development of the sector, through the budget for tourism and the newly-established budget for tourism development.

Spread of liquefied natural gas could increase Europe’s security of supply

Ministry of National Development, May 27, 2016 1:20 PM

On Thursday, Minister of State for Energy Affairs András Aradszki told public television channel M1 that the spread of liquefied natural gas (LNG) could increase Europe’s security of energy supply.