In an investment of over HUF 600m, Győr-Sopron-Ebenfurt Railway Company (GYSEV Ltd.) has fundamentally transformed public transport in the settlements along the Szombathely-Szentgotthárd railway line in the course of two years.
Within the framework of the Panel III Programme declared for the development period 2014-2020, the energy modernisation for some 380 thousand panel dwellings may start countrywide, Minister of National Development Zsuzsa Németh announced in Budapest on 10 December, 2013. Considering the achievements of the Panel I-II Programmes as well, the Government is thus to ensure the energy modernisation of the complete stock of 700 thousand panel dwellings in Hungary by 2020.
It was thanks to the organisers’ outstanding performance among others that a record number of Hungarian local authorities registered on the international website of the one-week campaign this year. There were 129 local authorities altogether to join the series of events in September, whereby Hungary came third among the 47 registering countries, Minister of State for Infrastructure Pál Völner said in Budapest on 10 December, 2013.
Minister of National Development Zsuzsa Németh delivered an address at the inauguration ceremony of the first FLIRT multiple unit inaugurated within the framework of the modernisation of the Sopron-Szombathely-Szentgotthárd railway line in Sopron on 6 December 2013.
The Jeremie Program is an efficient means for developing domestic SMEs, said János Fónagy, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of National Development, at a conference on EU funds for SME development, held in Budapest on Thursday.
Fatih Birol, chief economist of the International Energy Agency (IEA), presented the publication which contains the organisation’s global energy industry forecast in Budapest on 5 December 2013. At the Central European presentation of the volume called World Energy Outlook 2013 hosted by the Ministry of National Development, Secretary of State for Energy Affairs Pál Kovács pointed out that the IEA’s forecasts play a key role in domestic energy policy.
The extension of the southern section of M0 has been the largest-scale investment in recent years, of beyond national significance. The Ministry of National Development will continue mobilising all resources in order to continuously keep raising the standard of public roads in Hungary, Minister of State for Infrastructure Pál Völner said at a press conference held on the achievements related to the development of the ring road inaugurated this year, in Budapest on 5 December, 2013.
Minister of National Development Zsuzsa Németh enlarged upon the government’s plans and achievements with reference to the future of mining at the central celebration of the Feast of Saint Barbara organised by the Hungarian Mining Association, the Trade Union of Mining, Energy and Industry Workers (BDSZ), the Hungarian Mining and Metallurgical Society (OMBKE) and the Ministry in Budapest on 4 December, 2013.
The Hungarian-Slovak Joint Committee for Infrastructure primarily focused on the current status of cross-border highway developments at their session in Budapest on 27 November, 2013. The bilateral expert working group for the coordination of tasks related to the construction of the new Danube bridge at Komárom has also had its first session.