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.
The first year of the extremely efficient E-toll system, which was introduced in record time, has become a success story as a result of cooperation between public bodies and domestic businesses, Minister for National Development Miklós Seszták said in Budapest on 30 June 2014. Heavy goods vehicles weighing in excess of 3.5 tons have had to pay a kilometre-proportionate toll to use highways in Hungary since 1 July of last year.
Natural gas supply from Ukraine is proceeding according to contract and the strategic gas reserves are being filled continuously, announced Miklós Seszták, Minister for National Development on Thursday in Algyő, Hungary.
The most important tasks of the Ministry of National Development (MND) are to facilitate the reindustrialisation of the Hungarian economy and increase the involvement of the state, Minister of National Development Miklós Seszták emphasised at the press conference presenting the Ministers of State of the Ministry in Budapest on Monday.
The new Hungarian Government was formed on 6 June 2014. Accordingly, the Government’s website, kormany.hu will also be renewed. News, press releases, photos, videos and information of public interest remains available at this site. However, until the ministers of state are nominated, only news at ministerial level will be uploaded at the ministries’ sections.
There was majority support in the parliament committees for the appointment of Miklós Seszták to the position of Minister of National Development.