The Government is implementing further measures to accelerate preparations for the winter season to enhance the security of the Hungarian population’s gas supplies.
“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.
The physical state of some 1500-1700 motor vehicles are to be assessed from an environmental aspect this year in the framework of the now traditional Environmental Campaign on Road Transport between 15 and 19 September 2014 in the capital city of Budapest and in the towns of Debrecen, Győr and Szeged. The series of tests to be carried out is also aimed to remind motorists that the best way to reduce environmental pollution is through environmentally friendly car use and the maintenance of vehicles as prescribed by the manufacturers.
The economic performance of rural Hungary depends fundamentally on micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, the Ministry of National Development’s Parliamentary State Secretary said on Friday in Hajdúdorog.
“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, 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.
Minister of National Development Miklós Seszták held talks in Lisbon on Wednesday on energy policy and investments.
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.