Ministry of National Development

Miklós Seszták

Minister of National Development

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EU Ministers argue in favour of a more determined climate policy

Ministry of National Development, June 20, 2017 11:15 AM

Leaders from the European Union’s member states discussed the latest developments concerning international action to combat climate change at a meeting of EU Environment and Climate Ministers in Luxembourg on 19 June 2017.

Brussels regulatory plans are detrimental to Central-European hauliers

Ministry of National Development, June 9, 2017 10:56 AM

“The latest proposals of the European Commission in the field of road haulage favour protectionist market measures, and may result in significant extra expenditures and administrative burdens for the Central-Eastern-European businesses active in the sector. The planned regulations deteriorate European competitiveness, endanger jobs, and cause a rise in the price of haulage services where consumers are clearly at the receiving end”, Róbert Homolya, Minister of State for Transport Policy stated at the meeting of the Transport Council held on 8 June 2017 in Luxembourg.

All preparations are moving forward according to schedule

Ministry of National Development, May 3, 2017 11:17 AM

“All preparations are moving forward according to schedule seventy-three days ahead of the start of the FINA Aquatics World Championships, the biggest ever sports event hosted by Hungary”, Minister of National Development and Chairman of the Organising Committee Miklós Seszták announced at a press conference on Tuesday at which he provided detailed information on the tasks and costs.

If Brussels has its way, Hungarian families will be paying higher utility costs

Ministry of National Development, April 19, 2017 11:04 AM

“Regulated public electricity prices do not distort the market because universal service providers can move to the competitive market”, the Ministry of National Development’s Minister of State for Energy, András Aradszki said on M1 Hungarian television’s Tuesday evening current affairs program.

The reduction of utility charges is in the interests of the Hungarian people

Ministry of National Development, April 6, 2017 11:28 AM

“The reduction of utility charges implemented by the Government is in the interests of the Hungarian people. Through the National Consultation, the Government is, among others, asking people to help protect the values of the utility charge reduction”, the Ministry of National Development’s Minister of State for Energy András Aradszki emphasised at a press conference on Tuesday in Budapest.

MÁV-Start to purchase bi-level electric trains from Stadler

Ministry of National Development, April 13, 2017 11:53 AM

MÁV-Start will be purchasing forty, high-capacity bi-level electric trains from Stadler Rail, and the first KISS railcars will go into commission in the spring of 2019 on the Vác and Cegléd lines, it was announced on Wednesday in Budapest at the ceremonious signing of the contract.

Hungary’s participation in the 3rd Jordan International Energy Summit

Ministry of National Development, April 3, 2017 3:48 PM

Minister of State for Energy Affairs Dr. András Aradszki of the Ministry of National Development represented Hungary at the 3rd Jordan International Energy Summit held in Amman on 2-3 April 2017.

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.