Ministry of National Development

Miklós Seszták

Minister of National Development

Leading news

HUF 1100 billion to be spent on Hungarian transport development

Ministry of National Development, January 5, 2016 10:30 AM

“2016 will see the beginning of 1100 billion forints (EUR 3.5bn) of investment in transport throughout Hungary, 670 billion (EUR 2.1bn) of which will already be spent in 2016”, László Tasó announced.

Climate Summit in Paris: Hungary has joined the Global Green Growth Institute

Ministry of National Development, December 10, 2015 3:12 PM

On Tuesday in Paris, Minister of State for Energy András Aradszki Director–General of the Global Green Growth Institute Yvo de Boer concluded a bilateral agreement. Hungary has taken another significant step towards calling a strong climate protection cooperation to life and successfully implementing the new climate convention.

Hungary’s energy supply is ensured

Ministry of National Development, December 9, 2015 2:03 PM

At the meeting of the Committee on Economics of the National Assembly, Minister of National Development Miklós Seszták said that gas storage facilities in Hungary are 48% full.

Hungary has become a full member of the European Space Agency (ESA)

Ministry of National Development, November 25, 2015 2:23 PM

After many years of cooperation resulting in great success we can finally declare that Hungary is now a full member of the ESA and is ready to take advantage of the opportunities efficiently – Deputy State Secretary for Info-communication at the Ministry of National Development Károly Balázs Solymár said at the formal accession ceremony on 24 November 2015 at the Embassy of Hungary in Paris.

The criteria of security of supply and affordable energy prices have to be fulfilled simultaneously

Ministry of National Development, November 24, 2015 4:17 PM

At the 9th Central European Energy Conference organised on 23 November in Bratislava, Minister of State for Energy András Aradszki emphasised that issues of security of energy supply and affordable energy prices have to be handled as primary objectives in the implementation of the Energy Union’s strategy, and these criteria have to be fulfilled simultaneously.

Development in supercomputing aids scientific cooperation between higher education and industry

Ministry of National Development, October 30, 2015 11:25 AM

At the closing event of the “Supercomputing in higher education” project in Budapest on Wednesday, Ákos Kara, Secretary of State for Infocommunications and Consumer Protection, said that the largest supercomputing development in Hungary has been completed, and that this will aid scientific cooperation between higher education and industry.

Hungary, with its half a century of expertise, assists Saudi Arabia in implementing nuclear energy

Ministry of National Development, October 21, 2015 11:07 AM

It is a sincere acknowledgement to Hungarian nuclear energy experts and to the industry that they can participate in the Saudi nuclear energy programme, said Mr. Miklós Seszták, Minister for National Development, at the signing of the cooperation agreement on the peaceful use of nuclear energy between Hungary and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in Riyadh, on 19th October 2015.

Participants at the Budapest Energy Charter Forum discuss challenges in the energy sector

Ministry of National Development, October 7, 2015 5:06 PM

State Secretary for Energy András Aradszki has said that international cooperation is essential for energy security and sustainable energy management, its primary aims being to eliminate the risk factors related to supply routes and to support energy trading. Mr. Aradszki was speaking at the Budapest Energy Charter Forum, which was jointly organised on 07 October 2015 by the Ministry of National Development and the Energy Charter Secretariat.

Wizz Air’s new maintenance hangar inaugurated

Ministry of National Development, August 31, 2015 5:07 PM

The new maintenance hangar constructed as a HUF 1bn investment at Liszt Ferenc International Airport was inaugurated in Budapest on 31 August, 2015. At the inauguration ceremony Minister of National Development Miklós Seszták emphasised it was Hungary’s fundamental interest to increase its competitiveness at the aviation market and provide services of proper quality, for which the inauguration of the new hangar could be considered a milestone. In addition to increasing competitiveness, the hangar would ensure an enhanced role for Hungary in aviation.