Ministry of National Development

Miklós Seszták

Minister of National Development

Leading news

First vehicles of new multiple unit fleet to be put into service

Ministry of National Development, October 15, 2014 5:08 PM

The development of passenger rail services in Hungary has reached a new milestone: the first FLIRT multiple units procured jointly by MÁV-START and GYSEV Ltd’s were put into use in Budapest on 15 October, 2014. The four vehicles of MÁV-START are to carry passengers from 16 October and the three multiple units of GYSEV will be put into traffic in the coming three weeks. The fleet is to gradually grow in the months to come and will be complete by the end of 2015.

M3 Motorway now extended up to Vásárosnamény

Ministry of National Development, October 10, 2014 2:54 PM

Thanks to an efficient cooperation between the government, the authority and the contractor, the 11.9 km section of M3 Motorway between Trunk Road 49 and Vásárosnamény has been opened for public use one month before the deadline.

28 new hybrid buses to be launched in Budapest

Ministry of National Development, October 6, 2014 5:23 PM

‘The first new hybrid articulated bus will be put into operation in Budapest at the beginning of November, as part of the largest hybrid bus fleet to be operated in the central European capitals’, Minister of National Development Miklós Seszták announced at a Budapest press conference on Sunday.

MKB Bank is now part of national assets

Ministry of National Development, October 1, 2014 11:24 AM

The sale and purchase transaction between the old and new owner of MKB Bank was completed successfully and according to plans on 29 September, 2014. Pursuant to the agreement signed between Bayerische Landesbank and the Hungarian Minister of National Development representing the Hungarian State, the bank was brought into national ownership. The Government aspires to extend Hungarian ownership in the banking system, whereby the Hungarian population and enterprises become less exposed to banks in terms of financial services.

The Government is further enhancing the security of gas supplies

Ministry of National Development, September 26, 2014 3:02 PM

The Government is implementing further measures to accelerate preparations for the winter season to enhance the security of the Hungarian population’s gas supplies.

Programme series of 13th European Mobility Week launched from renovated Baross Square

Ministry of National Development, September 16, 2014 5:40 PM

“The modernisation of community transport started in 2010 has brought about continuous improvement in the operation of transport companies and efficient management makes higher service standards possible”, Minister of National Development Miklós Seszták said at the opening ceremony of the European Mobility Week on 16 September, 2014. Other speakers at the event held at Baross tér (Square) included Mayor of Budapest István Tarlós, President-CEO of MÁV Ltd. Ilona Dávid, CEO-Chairman of MVM Hungarian Electricity Ltd. Csaba Baji and CEO of HNAM Ltd. Péter Márton. The one-week European campaign aims to encourage local authorities to take sustainable transport measures and the population to use environmentally aware transport.

Minister Seszták Unveils Hantech Zrt's Modernised Plant

Ministry of National Development, August 22, 2014 11:13 AM

“The Hungarian economy has overcome the impasse and is clearly on a growth trajectory”, Minister of National Development Miklós Seszták said on Thursday in Csorna, at the inauguration of Hantech Zrt’s business premises, which have been modernised at a cost of 70 million forints.

Szerencsejáték Zrt. closes outstanding half year

Ministry of National Development, August 11, 2014 4:15 PM

Szerencsejáték Zrt, the state lottery company, achieved outstanding results during the first two quarters of the year; its revenue of HUF 148 billion (EUR 470 million) exceeded revenue for the analogous period last year by HUF 36bn, an increase of 32 percent and the highest ever rise since the founding of the company, President and CEO Kálmán Szentpéteri announced at a press conference held jointly with Minister of National Economy Miklós Seszták in Budapest on 11 August 2014.